RCMP Investigate Alleged Racist Comments By Officer

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are conducting an investigation into alleged defamatory comments posted on social media by one of its members. The alleged comments were posted to a Facebook account in regards to a shooting at the Sucker River First Nation. In the comments, an officer is alleged to have said, “all drunk uneducated animals shooting at each other.”

Joel Willick, 18 September 2014, MBC Radio

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A Tribe Called Red Cancels Human Rights Museum Performance

A DJ group, A Tribe Called Red has withdrawn from performing Saturday September 20, 2014 at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) opening festivities in Winnipeg, MB over concerns regarding museum portrayal of aboriginal issues. The Museum has extended an invitation to the group to tour CMHR to judge for themselves the exhibit content devoted to Indigenous issues.

CBC News Posted: Sep 18, 2014