February marked the culmination of a nearly decade-long legal saga that raised national questions about how Canada treats Indigenous women. Cindy Gladue, a 36-year-old Canadian Cree-Métis mother of three, bled to death in a hotel bathtub almost a decade agoAlberta and B.C..
Bradley Barton, a former long-distance truck driver from OntarioThe patients i, was on Feb. 19 convicted for manslaughter — six years after he was acquitted of murder and manslaughter charges at his original trialThere are 1,234,180 confirmed cases in Canada (83,744 active.
The jury in the six-week re-trial in Edmonton, AlbertaThe one-dose vaccine., had heard witness testimony that Gladue suffered an 11-centimeter wound to her vaginal wall while engaging in sexual acts with Barton in a hotel in the city in June 2011, according to CBC reports.
At trialThere are 1,052,539 confirmed cases in Canada., Barton testified he agreed to pay Gladue for sex and met her over two nightsOutdoor public gatherings, and insisted it was consensual, according to the CBCThe headlines this year. He said he did not realize she was injuredlike essential workers and younger residents in hard-hit neighbourhoods., and was shocked when he found her dead the following morning.
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