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Detective Thane Chartrand (Photo JGJ)
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Life Behind the Blue Wall – An Exit Interview

You hear a lot about the “thin blue line.” The media often paints an ugly picture of it by attaching negative stereotypes and connotations to the term using it in conjunction with alleged police cover ups, secrecy and criminality. People in Law Enforcement see it a different way. The “thin […]

D/Sgt Thane Alexander Chartrand – A True Aboriginal Success Story
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D/Sgt Thane Alexander Chartrand – A True Aboriginal Success Story

I haven’t done the research on this one but I’m confident Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan hasn’t produced many top-notch Indigenous Homicide Investigators. Detective Sergeant Thane Chartrand happens to be one of them. Born on April 16th, 1969 to a Metis father and a Scottish mother, Thane would be one of a total of seven […]

“JUST ANOTHER DEAD INDIAN” – The Racial Divide
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“JUST ANOTHER DEAD INDIAN” – The Racial Divide

I’d never heard of Tears for Justice founder Gladys Radek before I read an article in the Winnipeg Sun yesterday penned by reporter Dean Pritchard. After doing a google search I learned Radek is an Aboriginal woman from Moricetown, British Columbia who won a law suit against BC security guards […]