By Bayleigh Marelj, The Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterContinue reading After almost 170 years: the truth of Indigenous sovereignty.
By Bayleigh Marelj, The Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
On the morning of Thursday, Aug. 27, Charity Williams woke up to an email from the City of Victoria. It told her that she needed to alter the mural she had organized by noon that day, or they would do it for her. The mural, which is in Victoria’s Bastion Square, was installed by 17 Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) artists on Aug. 14. It was funded by a grant from the City Of Victoria. It reads “More Justice More Peace.”Continue reading ‘More Justice More Peace’
Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
This summer, British Columbia saw the most devastating two months ever for illicit drug overdoses. This week, all nine contestants for Green Party leader put forward ideas on how to address the opioid crisis.Continue reading How The Green Party Would Address The Opioid Crisis
By Jen St. Denis, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterContinue reading Vancouver To Decriminalize Poverty
By Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
The member of Parliament for Vancouver East says she “wholeheartedly” supports ending police street checks, as city council tackles the issue amid a push from dozens of prominent organizations calling for a ban.Continue reading Vancouver MP Supports Ending Police Street Checks