OTTAWA, ON - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Feb. 22, 2018 verdict finding Raymond Cormier not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine was a shock and another profound disappointment for First Nations across the country, and a severe setback for justice and reconciliation in Canada. 

 Terry Teegee

Retrospective on the Trial of Willy Pickton

Report Estimates 4,000 Indigenous Women Murdered or Gone Missing

OTTAWA, ON - Jan.10, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s announcement on federal support for the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) is necessary and critical to ensure safety and security for First Nations and First Nations police forces and police officers.

Get Outta Town Before Sundown

If you're on the streets of the DES you are a 'one' or a 'two,' either buying drugs (a "2") or selling drugs (a "1").

“Canada’s Justice System Continues to Fail First Nations”

First Nations Justice Both Ancient and Contemporary

Research on police service lifecycles has shown that small police services, usually deploying fewer than ten officers, are more apt to fail

Delaine Copenace found dead

Gravity of Crimes Continues to Haunt

Despite the challenges posed by successive provincial and federal governments, our police services have survived as a result of strong leadership and the commitment of First Nation officers.

At present, forensics nursing is an emerging field in Canada, recognized by the Canadian Nurses Federation, and taught in a growing number of schools. Nurses in the day-to-day work in hospitals in Canada are involved in forensic nursing usually without having specialized training.

Parents Legal Centre in Smithers: "A Game Changer"

As medical practitioners forensic nurses have wounds to tend, while at the same time their patients are demanding of a certain comfort during very difficult proceedings.

The Elder's role is in many ways to protect Aboriginal traditions, customs and values.

Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine

DES Vancouver:


A neighbourhood where crime pays in slow relentless death

The Baffling Disappearance of Lisa Marie Young

A Primer on Modern Day Genocide: This time, Rwandan

PTSD is a sad fact of life

"World's 2nd Oldest Profession"

Forensic Nurse Examiner an Expanding Profession

Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome

Lifecycle of First Nation Administered Police Services in Canada

Bushby Convicted of Manslaughter in Death of Barbara Kentner

First Nations Policing Reaches Critical Juncture

Saskatchewan Crown Prosecutor that there will be no appeal of the verdict in the trial on the death of Colten Boushie

Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation

When Desire Munyaneza was sent to jail in October 2009, it was because he was found guilty of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity in connection with the 1994 Rwandan genocide. At one time, the question was aired: what prompted genocide to erupt in Rwanda in 1994?  

 Wyatt DeBruin savaged the Grade 10 student in transit to Mackie Park, at 1:30 p.m. on Sep. 25, 2010, and she died in hospital early the next morning, Sep. 26, 2010 

TWO STORIES

There are those who roam the roads looking for victims. The ruse might be a broken down car, or a person in need of directions.  Simply, a hitchiker disappears. Small villages and towns dot the rugged landscape

Public Safety, Security and Police

Regional Chief Archibald on Release of the MMIW Final Report

It's not only the criminals who need all the help there is available: the story about RCMP Officer Sandboe's Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

One Adam Croft of Ontario had been on the lam for a couple of years and suddenly became 

Laura Szendrei's Murderer Named And It's Wyatt DeBruin

 Flynn was no small time crook, he was a millionaire, some might call him an entrepreneur of sorts