Indigenous woman whose violent arrest at Saskatoon store was caught on video traumatized by incident: lawyer

Day: April 20, 2021

Indigenous woman whose violent arrest at Saskatoon store was caught on video traumatized by incident: lawyer

Annette Custer, who identified herself Tuesday as the woman involved in a videotaped incident where she was pinned to the ground by a Saskatoon FreshCo security guard, “had her dignity stripped from her,” says a lawyer representing the Indigenous woman.  “Too often … this type of treatment of Indigenous people, especially Indigenous women, goes unnoticed,” said Michael Seed, …

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Derek Chauvin found guilty on all counts in death of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd (pictured). Chauvin had a focused look on his face and showed little emotion as he heard the verdict Tuesday afternoon. Cheers erupted from crowds gathered outside the courthouse as the verdict was read. Chauvin had his …

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COVID-19: Ontario premier’s legislature absence questioned as #WhereIsDougFord trends on Twitter

Days after announcing a controversial series of new COVID-19 restrictions that were partly altered just a day later, questions are being raised about why Ontario Premier Doug Ford has missed question period at Queen’s Park. After being absent from public view on Monday and Tuesday and missing question period both days, the hashtag #WhereIsDougFord …

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