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BC LIberals: Double crossed for their cooperation

By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Double crossed for their cooperation throughout the pandemic, B.C.’s reconfigured Liberal Opposition may take a more aggressive, combative role in the legislature, predicted political analysts.

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COVID 19 spreading through the north of BC

By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Vancouver and Fraser Valley may be the COVID-19 hotspots in B.C., but the virus is now spreading through the north with relative speed, through similar pathways, and straining the healthcare system, said a Northern Health official.

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Another Pipeline Story: The Problems With Tiny House

By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Minister Scott Fraser will meet with the Chiefs representing the Simpcw and Tk’emlups Nations ‘as soon as possible’ to discuss the Indigenous activists occupying crown land within Simpcw territory, Fraser told the provincial legislature this week. On July 15, Simpcw Chief Shelly Loring sent a letter to Premier John Horgan requesting a meeting regarding the Tiny House Warriors

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Investigation Into racism in the health care system

By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Flanked by First Nations and Metis Nation leadership, the independent investigator appointed by the province to examine racism in the health care system promised a ‘truth-telling’ process and encouraged Indigenous people and health care professionals to confidentially share their experiences with her team.

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