Changes to Saskatchewan FOI laws are good news for journalists
 
Maclean’s writer and editor Nancy Macdonald wanted to dig deeper into carding after hearing how common it is from her Indigenous friends in her hometown, Winnipeg.

The term ‘carding’ comes from Toronto, where police would stop people and write down their information on cards, a practice critics felt was racially motivated. Indigenous people in western Canada have reported similar feelings of being targeted by police with random stops and ID checks.

Macdonald’s investigation took her through western Canada and brought her to Regina, up against the stonewall of the Regina police service and chief Troy Hagen’s legal counsel....