Several dozen people crammed into the foyer outside Canada Border Services Agency’s Vancouver offices Wednesday, delivering a petition demanding a public inquiry into a Mexican woman’s in-custody death.
Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair responded for the first time to a Mexican woman’s death in Canada Border Services Agency custody on Dec. 28, supporting an ongoing coroner investigation.
At 24 Hours Vancouver, I broke the story about the hanging death of Mexican undocumented worker Lucia Vega Jimenez in CBSA custody.
PM extols value of evidence during BC visit, but questions about dismantled research libraries linger.
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s special energy project envoy may have delivered some optimistic words for bringing together the Crown, First Nations and industry in B.C.
Critics of a proposal to increase thermal coal exports through Port Metro Vancouver by 7.5% — or between four and eight million tons annually – are questioning a recent report that ruled the project would have no significant environmental or health impact.
Aboriginal leaders are applauding a report by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s special West Coast energy envoy that recommends meaningful consultation with First Nations is essential if development is to proceed.
A controversial proposal to boost coal exports to Asia through the Lower Mainland has moved a step forward with a positive environmental review released Monday.
The “largest-ever pro-privacy coalition in Canadian history” launched in B.C. Thursday, amidst revelations the country’s electronic spy agency hacked into Brazil’s federal mining department and shared the intelligence with national energy interests.