Colten Boushie documentary examines history of racism, oppression on the Prairies

Documentary filmmaker Tasha Hubbard didn’t know Colten Boushie, but when she heard about the killing of the young Indigenous man, it was all she could think about. Boushie, a 22-year-old member of the Red Pheasant First Nation, died from a…

‘Why me?’ Victim impact statements read in Calgary teachers sexual abuse case

Victims of former Calgary music teacher Christian Sarile broke down in court Tuesday, as they described the impact of his actions on their lives. Sarile pleaded guilty April 4 to 17 sexual abuse charges. One young victim broke down as…

Grande Prairie RCMP investigating woman’s death near Bezanson

The RCMP major crimes unit is investigating after a woman was found dead in a rural area of northwestern Alberta on Tuesday morning. RCMP said officers and emergency services responded just after 9 a.m. to a rural area near Bezanson,…

OPP lay 113 seatbelt-related charges over long weekend in eastern Ontario

Over 110 eastern Ontario drivers were caught driving without properly wearing their seatbelts over the long weekend, OPP say. Provincial police held a seatbelt enforcement blitz across Ontario from Friday, April 19 to Monday, April 22. READ MORE: Ontario police…

Police release security video of alleged hit-and-run in Markham

York Regional Police have released security footage of an alleged hit-and-run in Markham Monday evening that left two people injured. In the video released Tuesday morning by investigators, a white pickup truck can be seen making a left turn from…