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Heavy police presence at Calgary City Hall for dueling downtown protests

Dozens of police officers were at Calgary’s Municipal Building on Saturday as several opposing groups organized rallies.

Ten marked police vehicles were lined up along Macleod Trail for hours while officers stood between the two groups, preventing them from coming in contact with each other. Over 200 people were gathered there around noon.

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NDP Pushes Reforms To Canada's Jury Selection Process After Gerald Stanley Verdict

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.

International Day Against Racism

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:

Tory Morality

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.