Terrace Standard, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterContinue reading ‘Anti-colonial Day March in Terrace
A week ago, on Monday April 19, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland presented Canada’s budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 to the House of Commons. Since the Finance Minister delivered that speech, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s minority Liberal Government has survived two non-confidence motions. They pertained to amendments. This morning, Monday April 26, the House will be asked to approve the Budget as a whole. This is expected to prompt yet another non-confidence motion. The NDP party has promised to support the government and in this morning’s interview Rachel Blaney, the MP for North Island – Powell River talks about the aspects of Canada’s 2021-22 budget that she thinks work for her constituents, and those that do not.Continue reading What works in Canada’s 2021-22 budget?
On Sunday, five women from Gold River hung a red dress by the side of the road that leads into town.
Supporting their cause was Evangeline James a member of the area’s Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation (MMFN).
In 1979, James’ friend, 26-year-old Christine Thomas was murdered between Campbell River and Gold River on Highway 28 in 1979, along with her 16-year-old sister Helena Howard.Continue reading MMIWG: Red dresses hang across Vancouver Island
the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
As people scroll their Facebook and Instagram feeds today they may see an ad about a missing person, Raymona Peter. Peter went missing on Sept. 30 from Sooke, B.C., in the middle of a week of Red Dress awareness campaigns.Continue reading Lil Red Dress Project supports MMIWG
the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterContinue reading Rustic Oracle: seeing the missing womens crisis through a child’s eyes