A white Canadian farmer is cleared in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, a Cree man from the Red Pheasant First Nation. The verdict from a jury with no apparent Indigenous members prompted an angry outcry and calls to address flaws in the justice system. The premier of Saskatchewan says there needs to be a dialogue on racism across Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented an agenda to Parliament that would overhaul relations between the government and Indigenous peoples. Can this tragedy help find a new path toward solving a persistent problem in Canada?
Chris Murphy – lawyer for Colten Boushie’s family
Veldon Coburn (Algonquin) – lecturer at McGill University
Ray Orb – president of Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities
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