Black Lives Matter

NHL postpones Thursday, Friday games at players request to protest Wisconsin shooting

Aug 27, 2020 | 6:11pm

The NHL has postponed all four of its playoff games scheduled for Thursday and Friday in the aftermath of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin last weekend. The players requested the postponements and the league supported the decision, the NHL and NHL Players’ Association said in a joint statement released […]

Trudeau again discusses racism during COVID-19 briefing

Jun 8, 2020 | 10:45am

The Prime Minister has once again addressed the issue of racism in Canada. During his COVID-19 briefing, Justin Trudeau says with the many disturbing reports of violence against black and Indigenous Canadians, sometimes at the hands of police. “I had a discussion with cabinet on Friday that will continue later (Monday), I also spoke with […]

Hundreds turn out for third “Black Lives Matter” rally at SK Legislature

Jun 7, 2020 | 5:20pm

Many showed up at the Saskatchewan Legislature Sunday afternoon for the third time this week as a “Black Lives Matter” rally was held. One of those speaking was Regina man Christian Mbanza.  Earlier this month, he was profiled in a Facebook post while getting something out of his own car.  He called for unity asking […]

Black Lives Matter rally in Regina draws many

Jun 2, 2020 | 12:56pm

One of the biggest rallies outside of the Saskatchewan Legislature in recent memory happened Tuesday morning. Hundreds of citizens stood on the steps and sidewalks in front of the provincial landmark holding custom made signs displaying words of encouragement and frustration, chanting and sharing speeches. One of the organizers, Libin Salad, said it was heartwarming […]

Scott Moe welcomes peaceful protests but condemns vandalism of Saskatchewan War Memorial

Jun 2, 2020 | 10:08am

Premier Scott Moe was appalled to find the Saskatchewan War Memorial in front of the Legislative Building vandalized on Tuesday morning. The Premier took to social media calling the act outrageous, while saying that he fully supports peaceful protests. Peaceful protest is always welcome at our Legislature, such as the rally taking place later this […]

Fajardo and Elimimian speak out in aftermath of George Floyd death

Jun 2, 2020 | 8:00am

Athletes from all sports have gone to social media to voice their opinions on the racial injustice that is happening following the death of George Floyd last month in Minneapolis. Riders quarterback Cody Fajardo is one of many CFL’ers to do so. I am here to make a difference, and to help make a change! […]