The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and concealing extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released Thursday.
The report from the Broward County Sheriff's Office said Nikolas Cruz told investigators that he shot students in the hallways and on the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
No Indigenous jurors were selected to examine the Colten Boushie case.
Federal New Democrats are pushing Liberals to reform Canada's jury selection process after a white Saskatchewan farmer was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of a young Indigenous man.
Gerald Stanley was acquitted Friday in the 2016 shooting death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie, a member of the Red Pheasant First Nation. The verdict has sparked outrage, debate, and protests across the country.
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The annual International Day Against Racism, marking the anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa, will be held in Vancouver starting at Thornton Park (Main Street Skytrain Station) and passing through Chinatown to a teach-in at a location to be finalized soon.
There will be further details as planning advances. Information can be found on Facebook at:
Cora Le Moyne left the Quebec City counter-demonstration against the far right last month feeling energized by what she thought had been a successful protest.
Vancouver Providing Space for Antisemitism Despite Internal Recommendation
David Icke promoting antisemitic conspiracy theories
August 31, 2017
In the '80s, then-prime minister Brian Mulroney unequivocally denounced prejudice and those who stoke it. Now, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer can barely muster a bad word about The Rebel.
Alan Dutton, the Canadian Anti-Racism Education and Research Society, outside of City Hall on Aug. 17, 2017. JENNIFER GAUTHIER / FOR METRO
By: Jen S Published on Thu Aug 17 2017
A Winnipeg anti-racism activist and former sociology professor says the public and authorities should pay close attention to recent hate graffiti in the city.