Canada

September 21, 2022

Two inquests to be held into Saskatchewan stabbings, custody death, province’s chief coroner says

One inquest will focus on 11 deaths in James Smith Cree Nation, while the other will focus on death of suspect in police custody
September 21, 2022

Sask. coroner says public inquests will be held for stabbing victims, final suspect

The Saskatchewan Coroners Service announced there will be a public inquest held into the deaths related to the mass stabbing on Sept. 4. There will be a separate inquest into the death of suspect Myles Sanderson, who sources say died after consuming drugs.
September 21, 2022

Western Canada: Pro-Jason Kenney third-party advertiser targets Danielle Smith in Alberta’s UCP leadership race

The group Shaping Alberta’s Future, which backed Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party in 2018, has spent as much as $9,200 this week on social media ads attacking perceived UCP leadership front-runner Danielle Smith.
September 21, 2022

Renting is growing twice as fast as home ownership, census reveals

The number of households who rent their homes has grown twice as fast as the number of those who own, newly released census data has revealed.
September 21, 2022

Police ID suspect in N.W.T. stabbing that left 1 dead, 2 injured

In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, N.W.T. RCMP Supt. Jeffrey Christie said police are searching for Thaddeus McNeely, 24, in connection with stabbings that happened Tuesday night.
September 21, 2022

Indigenous population hits 1.8M, growing at twice rate of non-Indigenous Canadians: 2021 census

The Indigenous population grew almost twice as fast as the non-Indigenous population, and now stands at 1.8 million, or about five per cent of the population as a whole, according to newly released census data.
September 21, 2022

Nova Scotia will stop holding federal immigration detainees in provincial jails

Nova Scotia will ‘work with CBSA to establish a transition plan’ as it stops holding federal immigration detainees in provincial jails
September 21, 2022

‘I felt a release inside me’: Inuk man faces alleged abuser in France

Steve Mapsalak had mixed feelings when he was approached to join the trip to France. but then believed it could be a healing experience
September 21, 2022

Two weeks after deadly stabbings, James Smith Cree Nation looks to shed the darkness

Residents attend cultural events, sweat ceremonies and feasts wearing ‘James Smith Strong’ T-shirts. The sacred fire still dances
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