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FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada.
FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN asks Federal government for action on jury selection process

By Angela Brown
February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) chief Bobby Cameron said the FSIN has sent a letter to Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould asking for some action to "acknowledge the diversity" related to the jury selection process in Canada. 

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Boushie family supporters gather as jury prepares to deliberate

By Angela Brown
February 8, 2018 - 2:47pm Updated: February 8, 2018 - 8:59pm

Grades 7 and 8 students from Thunderchild First Nation participated in support of Colten Boushie's family outside the Battleford courthouse Thursday.

Inside, Gerald Stanley is currently facing a charge of second degree murder in the August of 2016 fatal shooting of Colten Boushie.

Glen Luther, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan, says the Gerald Stanley trial is an interesting case that is being closely watched by experts in the justice field.
Glen Luther, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan, says the Gerald Stanley trial is an interesting case that is being closely watched by experts in the justice field. submitted photo/Glen Luther

Jury deliberation not an easy process; law professor

By Angela Brown
February 7, 2018 - 12:00pm

It will be a challenging job for the jury involved in making a decision in the Gerald Stanley trial in the days ahead, according to a Saskatchewan law professor.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron discusses his issues with the justice system.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron discusses his issues with the justice system. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN voices concerns over Stanley trial

By Angela Brown
February 1, 2018 - 8:40pm Updated: February 2, 2018 - 1:28pm

As the Crown is winding down its case in the trial of Gerald Stanley, Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Chief Bobby Cameron expressed his concerns today for the Boushie family and the justice system.

"We continue to pray for the family for healing," he said.

Debbie Baptiste (Colten Boushie's mother), left, and Jace Baptiste (Colten's brother) far right, leave the courthouse Wednesday.
Debbie Baptiste (Colten Boushie's mother), left, and Jace Baptiste (Colten's brother) far right, leave the courthouse Wednesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Both sides express frustration on third day of Stanley trial

By Angela Brown
January 31, 2018 - 8:54pm Updated: February 1, 2018 - 8:47am

It was another emotional day for both sides in the high-profile murder trial of Gerald Stanley today in Battleford. The Colten Boushie family, as well as some observers with sympathies for Gerald Stanley's plight, expressed some frustrations on the third day of the trial on Wednesday.

Boushie family spokesperson, Jade Tootoosis, outside the courthouse, Tuesday.
Boushie family spokesperson, Jade Tootoosis, outside the courthouse, Tuesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Boushie family says trial is opening old wounds

By Angela Brown
January 30, 2018 - 8:55pm Updated: January 31, 2018 - 12:41pm

Colten Boushie's family said sitting through the second day of the Gerald Stanley trial Tuesday has reopened old wounds for them, after seeing graphic photographs of the crime scene in court today.

Jade Tootoosis, Colten Boushie's cousin, stated she was concerned there were no visible Indigenous people who were selected for the jury.
Jade Tootoosis, Colten Boushie's cousin, stated she was concerned there were no visible Indigenous people who were selected for the jury. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Boushie family upset with jury representation

By Angela Brown
January 29, 2018 - 2:54pm Updated: January 29, 2018 - 3:26pm

When the jury selection for the Gerald Stanley trial concluded Monday, a spokesperson for the Colten Boushie family was visibly upset when she left the makeshift courtroom at the Alex Dillabough Centre during a break from proceedings.

Plans are underway for the trial of Gerald Stanley, who is facing a second degree murder charge related to the fatal shooting of Colten Boushie in Aug. 2016.
Plans are underway for the trial of Gerald Stanley, who is facing a second degree murder charge related to the fatal shooting of Colten Boushie in Aug. 2016.

Stanley trial to see tight court security, large jury summoned

By Angela Brown
January 24, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Gerald Stanley trial is set to start next week and will feature tight security inside and outside the Court of Queen's Bench in Battleford, as well as a large pool of several hundred potential jurors.

PM Justin Trudeau urged everyone to get out and vote at Thursday's meet and greet in North Battleford.
PM Justin Trudeau urged everyone to get out and vote at Thursday's meet and greet in North Battleford. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

PM Trudeau visits North Battleford for meet and greet rally

By Angela Brown
December 7, 2017 - 11:31pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited North Battleford Thursday for a brief meet and greet, and to show his support for Larry Ingram - the local Liberal candidate in the upcoming Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection. 

About 900 people packed the Dekker Centre to attend the event.

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