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Video of First Nations teen being struck by Thunder Bay police officer 'distressing,' says federal minister


December 4, 2018

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says a video that seems to depict a Thunder Bay police officer striking a First Nations youth on a stretcher undermines ongoing work to mend the frayed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and police.

Thunder Bay police have said the force is aware of the the video, which was uploaded to Facebook Saturday night, and is investigating.


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