RCMP Must Respond To Spying Allegations

By Jeremy Hainsworth, Vancouver Courier. -

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) is taking the RCMP in front of a judge for its alleged failure to respond to allegations of spying on groups and organizations and First Nations [...]

Vancouver Poet Rita Wong Incarcerated For 4 Weeks For Peaceful Anti-Pipeline Protest

By Vera DeWaard, Pencanada.ca -

On August 16, 2019, Rita Wong, an award-winning Vancouver poet and an associate professor in Critical and Cultural Studies at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, was sentenced to 28 days of [...]

Grandfather Scales Tree, Erects Mid-Air Camp To Stop Kinder Morgan Clear-Cutting

By Staff, Risingtidenorthamerica.org -

Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver) – Early this morning Terry Christenson, a 70-year old Grandfather of two, and former Juno nominee, scaled a tree on the inside of Kinder Morgan’s fence [...]

Environmental Group Stand.Earth Cries ‘Corporate Intimidation’

By Travis Lupick, www.straight.com -

By Travis Lupick for The Georgia Straight - A Vancouver-based environmental group received an unwelcome visit by police today (October 17). “At this moment sheriffs are waiting outside the [...]

Vancouver Tent City Occupants Have Law On Their Side

By Harsha Walia, www.westcoastnativenews.com -

Vancouver city councillor Kerry Jang, appointed to the housing committee, has been slandering in recent interviews the people in Oppenheimer tent city as mobs and mischief-makers who are breaking [...]

Inside Vancouver’s Sanctuary City Movement

By David P. Ball, www.thetyee.ca -

Vancouver is poised to become the newest among North America's self-declared "sanctuary cities," a stance intended to protect the safety of undocumented people within its borders. What does it [...]

Vancouver’s Pop-Up Shelters For Homeless

By Jenna Kagel, www.mic.com -

Here's How Vancouver Responded to London's "Anti-Homeless Spikes": A Vancouver charity, RainCity Housing, is converting city benches into pop-up shelters for homeless people. And by giving [...]

Vancouver Declares City Is On Unceded Aboriginal Territory

By Peter Meiszner, www.globalnews.ca -

Vancouver city council has unanimously voted to acknowledge that the city is on unceded Aboriginal territory. Mayor Gregor Robertson declared a ‘Year of Reconciliation’ last summer, in the [...]