Author: Vicki Chartrand

Vicki Chartrand is a Mama and Associate Professor at Bishop's University, Québec.

Coroner deliberates whether to exclude footage of Thunder Bay police dragging Indigenous man from inquest | CBC News

Lawyers for a northern Ontario police force have concluded their arguments to exclude video of an Indigenous man being dragged inside a Thunder Bay police station from an upcoming inquest. The presiding coroner said he will take time to weigh the arguments presented Thursday before making a decision.

Source: Coroner deliberates whether to exclude footage of Thunder Bay police dragging Indigenous man from inquest | CBC News

RCMP tolerates ‘misogynistic, racist, and homophobic attitudes:’ former Supreme Court justice | CBC News

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s culture is so toxic, the federal government needs to conduct an external, independent review of the RCMP’s future as a federal policing organization, says a former Supreme Court of Canada justice tasked with dealing with the fallout from the force’s historic sexual assault settlement.

Source: RCMP tolerates ‘misogynistic, racist, and homophobic attitudes:’ former Supreme Court justice | CBC News

Sign the Open Letter on Kwigw8mna, in support of the Indigenous Students Alliance – Google Forms

The undersigned faculty and staff stand in solidarity with the Indigenous Cultural Alliance (ICA) and call for fairer treatment and real consultation on the proposed Kwigw8mna Indigenous Student Gathering Space and Resource Centre.

Source: Open Letter on Kwigw8mna, in support of the Indigenous Students Alliance – Google Forms