Gerald Stanley

Former Saskatchewan RCMP boss warned officers to watch opinions after Stanley verdict

Aug 8, 2023 | 4:44am

The RCMP braced for backlash across rural Saskatchewan and kept a close eye on Indigenous groups after the not guilty verdict of a farmer charged in the death of Colten Boushie, emails show. The former top Mountie in the province also warned officers to watch their opinions, and police carefully watched and weighed in on testimony […]

Boushie’s family continues call for public inquiry five years after his death

Aug 10, 2021 | 3:47am

On the fifth anniversary of his death, the family of Colten Boushie repeated calls for a public inquiry into the incident leading to his death. Speaking in Saskatoon, Boushie’s mother Debbie Baptiste said answers are needed five years later and that her son was a victim and not a criminal. The 22-year-old Boushie died Aug. […]

Colten Boushie’s family speaks out after release of complaints commission report

Mar 22, 2021 | 1:04pm

Debbie Baptiste says she wouldn’t let how her son’s death was dealt with be swept under the rug. A news conference held Monday morning at Whitecap Dakota First Nation was in response to the Civilian Review Complaints Commission’s report, released this past weekend, on how the RCMP investigated Colten Boushie’s death. Baptiste said the four […]

Watchdog’s report finds RCMP discriminated against Colten Boushie’s mother

Mar 20, 2021 | 12:15pm

A watchdog’s report into how Mounties handled the high-profile shooting death of a young Indigenous man in Saskatchewan has found officers discriminated against his mother. The finding is detailed in a report by the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP, which reviewed the investigation into the death of Colten Boushie. The 22-year-old Cree […]