Tag Archives: Kwakwaka’wakw

Orange t-shirts provide opportunities for conversations with survivors finally free to speak

Windspeaker, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The strength of our people to walk that road in silence for so long is amazing. And I’m glad they’re talking about it now though, because those stories really need to get heard.” —Liz Carter

For Devan Carter of Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation, making orange t-shirts is a way to amplify voices that Canada and the churches have tried to silence, he said.

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Newest Island Class BC Ferries receive Indigenous names

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

In a special naming ceremony in Victoria’s harbour, the third and fourth Island Class ferries destined for the Campbell River – Quadra Island route were officially designated as “Island Nagalis” and “Island K’ulut’a.”

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Fairy Creek celebration at the Provincial Legislature

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Fairy Creek blockades began on August 9th a year ago, and the forest defenders are holding a celebration at the Provincial Legislature today.

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Campbell River RCMP may have gunned down an innocent man

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterThe opinions expressed in this article belong to the people expressing them and are not necessarily shared by CKTZ, its board, staff, volunteers or listeners. 

The Campbell River RCMP may have gunned down an innocent man when they killed Jared Lowndes on July 8, 2021. 

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Jody Wilson-Raybould won’t seek re-election

By John Woodside, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Jody Wilson-Raybould says she will follow her grandmother’s lead and fight for a healthy and responsive government — just not from Parliament Hill.

On Thursday, the Independent MP for Vancouver Granville announced in an open letter to constituents she will not seek re-election.

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