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Farmer's son describes night of fatal shooting

BATTLEFORD, Sask.—The son of a Saskatchewan farmer on trial for killing an indigenous man says his father looked like he was going to be sick after the shooting and told him the gun “just went off.”

Sheldon Stanley told a jury at Gerald Stanley's murder trial yesterday that an SUV drove into the family's farmyard near Biggar, Sask. in August, 2016.

Feds to meet needs of indigenous kids

OTTAWA—The federal government says it immediately will begin fully funding the actual costs for child welfare agencies to allow them to help indigenous families without having to take kids away from their parents.

Indigenous Services minister Jane Philpott has written to 105 indigenous child welfare agencies to make the commitment, which she says will be retroactive to Jan. 26, 2016.