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Ottawa has confirmed the death of Canadian mining executive Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is working on the investigation with authorities in the west African country. (The Canadian Press)

The ministers responsible for Indigenous affairs met Monday with the family of Colten Boushie in Ottawa. Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says the family felt the justice system treated them like “the cause” of Boushie’s 2016 death.

People gathered in North Battleford, Sask., Edmonton and Toronto on Saturday to protest the acquittal of Gerald Stanley in the shooting death of Colten Boushie. The crowds sang and chanted “justice for Colten.”

Toronto police say they have now found the remains of a total of six people at a property where alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur worked. Det.-Sgt. Hank Idsinga says he expects more charges against the 66-year-old landscaper.

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. The family of a Montreal man who was killed during a police intervention last June is suing the city over his death. Pierre Coriolan's family have released video they say shows police using disproportionate force.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will wait for the conclusions of an investigation into how the party handled allegations of sexual misconduct against former MP Rick Dykstra before deciding if further action is needed.

Toronto police have charged 21-year-old Kalen Schlatter with murder in the strangling death of Tess Richey, who was last seen alive in the city’s gay village. A detective says Richey and the accused met the night she was killed.

 

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he takes a harassment claim about a Saskatchewan NDP MP “very seriously.” Singh says Erin Weir will be temporarily suspended from his duties while an independent investigation takes place.

Ahead of marijuana legalization, traditional crops are being traded in for cannabis plants at Canadian greenhouses. The COO of legal pot producer Newstrike says crop turnover in the greenhouse industry is common.

The cousin of an Indigenous man shot dead in 2016 is urging people to come out and “bear witness” at Gerald Stanley’s trial, which began Tuesday. Stanley is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie.

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