Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also expressed his condolences to Boushie's family.
We have witnessed an injustice in 2018, but the Trudeau government can quickly rid our system of an archaic, racist jury selection practice. White people - they run the court system.
Saskatchewan chiefs urged the public to speak out on social media and suggested the verdict was a challenge to reconciliation efforts.
Lindsey Batt was one of the protestors who gathered yesterday.
"This is a reminder walk, a reminder to this country that we are still here".
On Feb. 9, an all-white jury in a Battleford, Sask., acquitted Stanley, 56, of a second-degree murder charge after he claimed the gun went off accidently and that he feared for his life. Court heard that Boushie and his friends drove onto Stanley's property seeking help for a flat tire, but had also tried breaking into a truck on a neighbouring farm.
In Canada, in order for a jury to reach a verdict in a criminal case, all 12 jurors must be in agreement.
"I felt a deep sense of heartbreak and deep sense of rage", said Khelsilem, who only uses one name, one of those at the Vancouver demonstration.
By the time the march traced its way with a Bear Clan escort and a couple of truckers with drummers along Broadway to the Law Courts Building, the march had swelled to almost 1,000. The jury was all-white. "And I'm concerned about the inequality".
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The Bench refused to pass any order but indicated that never did the court intend to conduct a "day-to-day" hearing. Also, they demanded that the case be referred to a five-judge Constitution bench.
Patti Doyle-Bedwell, Mi'kmaq woman and professor of Indigenous Studies at Dalhousie University, said the verdict was "a sad day for justice in this country".
Supporters of Colten Boushie say the cards were stacked against him from the very beginning. "As a country we can and must do better - I am committed to working everyday to ensure justice for all Canadians".
Winnipeg Centre member of Parliament Robert-Falcon Ouellette, who is originally from Red Pheasant First Nation - the same First Nation in Saskatchewan Boushie came from - called Boushie's death an "abject failure of our society to make sure that this didn't happen".
A man bears silent witness with his banner at The Forks.
The status quo, Iacobucci said in 2013, will mean "any hope of true reconciliation between First Nations and Ontarians generally will vanish".
Manitoba's Leader of the Opposition, NDP leader Wab Kinew, attended the rally along with St. John's NDP MLA Nahanni Fontaine. He says it's good to see people taking a stand on an extremely important and pressing issue. Listen to the difficulties we have.
"If we need a martyr, then this would be a martyr right here". In a second it can happen to you. She appears to have foreshadowed change when she released a statement after the jury was selected.
"When we make change, let's start within our own hearts - within our own families, in our own communities and let that extend to the greater community, the greater world", Bear told the crowd.