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Perception of Police Dips in Regina

Jul 27, 2022 | 11:21am

People in Regina are feeling a little less positive about their police force. A survey was handed to the Board of Police Commissioners, that was completed last fall. Its a small sample size, with 450 people responding to the survey. It found the public’s perception of the Regina Police Service had dipped to its lowest […]

Ex-police officer Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for killing George Floyd

Jun 25, 2021 | 1:56pm

The former Minnesota police officer who murdered an unarmed Black man by kneeling on his neck has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison, or 270 months. Derek Chauvin, 45, was found guilty of second degree unintentional murder, third degree murder and second degree manslaughter on April 21 in the death of George Floyd. Video […]

Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty in George Floyd murder

Apr 20, 2021 | 3:34pm

Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has been convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the deadly arrest of 46-year-old Black man George Floyd on Tuesday. The 12-member jury found the 45-year-0ld Chauvin criminally liable in Floyd’s death last year after considering three weeks of testimony from 45 witnesses, including bystanders, police officials and […]

Mural drawn by Regina student focal point of anti-racism rallies

Jun 6, 2020 | 10:00am

While hundreds of people congregated at the Saskatchewan Legislature to protest against racism this week, you couldn’t help but notice a chalk-drawn mural of George Floyd serving as the centerpiece. The mural was drawn by Regina student Zoe Stradeski, who says she was inspired to memorialize Floyd after seeing the unrest that was triggered by […]

Former Riders GM Roy Shivers weighs in on racial issues in United States

Jun 5, 2020 | 3:50am

The racial unrest in the United States is nothing new according to Riders GM Roy Shivers. Shivers experienced it himself in the 60’s and 70’s and feels what we have seen over the past couple of weeks is somewhat tame compared to what he went through. Shivers, who spoke with Michael Ball on 620 CKRM’s […]

Moe reacts to Black Lives Matter rally in Regina after not attending

Jun 2, 2020 | 5:39pm

During the provincial COVID-19 update Tuesday afternoon, both Premier Scott Moe and Dr. Saqib Shahab took the time to recognize the protest that took place in front of the Legislature. Moe, who had earlier took to social media to speak against the vandalism of the Saskatchewan War Memorial ahead of the protest, says it was […]

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! […]

Trudeau says meaningful action is the only thing that will end racism

Jun 1, 2020 | 9:56am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken about the turmoil in the U.S after the death last week of a Minneapolis African-American man at the hands of police. At his pandemic update in Ottawa, Trudeau said meaningful action needs to continue to end racism. “The status quo where people face violence because of the colour of […]