Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe stood in the legislative assembly Monday and offered an “unequivocal apology” for convicted killer Colin Thatcher being invited to last week’s throne speech.
Thatcher, 84, was invited to Wednesday’s throne speech by his longtime friend and Saskatchewan Party MLA for Lumsden-Morse Lyle Stewart.
On Monday, the provincial government announced it was relieving Stewart of his duties as a legislative secretary.
Thatcher, 84, was found guilty in 1984 of the first-degree murder of his ex-wife JoAnn Wilson, who was found beaten and shot to death in the garage of her home the previous year.
He was sentenced to life in prison with
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