Racism

Smudging ceremonies at Saskatoon Correctional Centre under review

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Saskatoon The Saskatoon Correctional Centre is reviewing its policy on smudging ceremonies following staff complaints about odour and second-hand smoke, says a Ministry of Justice official. Policy review follows staff concerns over odour, allergies Jason Warick · CBC News · Posted: Jan 17, 2020 2:03 PM CT | Last Updated: …

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RCMP set up checkpoint restricting access in Wet’suwet’en territory amid clash over pipeline

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Indigenous The RCMP have blocked access to a First Nation’s territory in northern B.C., heightening tensions as government officials and hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en continue to clash over the Coastal GasLink pipeline.  ‘Being restricted on your own territory is against our law,’ hereditary chief says Supporters of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary …

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