An armed tactical police raid and clash at an Indigenous anti-pipeline barricade revealed public, and even government, confusion about the distinction between the hereditary leaders and First Nations’ elected chiefs and councils. It’s a key nuance that requires better understanding, experts argue.
At 24 Hours Vancouver, I broke the story about the hanging death of Mexican undocumented worker Lucia Vega Jimenez in CBSA custody.
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.
A man called by many a Good Samaritan testified Wednesday that people “just lost their minds” during the 2011 Stanley Cup riot.
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.
The sister of a Lucia Vega Jimenez, a Mexican woman who died in Canada Border Services Agency custody Dec. 28, alleged she signed a confidentiality agreement with authorities, according to the priest who visited the unconscious woman before she was taken off life support.
The B.C. Coroners service has confirmed the death of a Mexican national who was being held by Canada Border Services Agency on Dec. 28
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As temperatures plummet and snow billows down before the holidays, today a B.C. Supreme Court judge ordered the eviction of an Abbotsford homeless camp.
On Dec. 6, SWN Resources announced it was halting its shale gas exploration for the year, incomplete. Now, as the community awaits the Texan firm’s likely future return, Windspeaker has learned the community is launching healing circles to deal with the trauma of the police raid, as well as contemplating a court battle over their treaty rights.