Tag Archives: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Rogers breaks ground with first cellular tower in Highway 16 connectivity project in B.C

Terrace Standard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Rogers Communications has begun constructing its first cellular tower site in Seaton, near Witset (Moricetown), after the province announced a collaboration with the telecom giant in April to improve connectivity and close cell gaps along Highway 16.

As part of the project, Rogers will set up 12 new cellular towers by fall 2022 along the stretch of Hwy 16 from Prince George to Prince Rupert.

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Indigenous lawsuit seeks damages from B.C. for disproportionate birth alerts

By Jake Cardinal, Alberta Native News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

(ANNews) – A class-action lawsuit has been filed in B.C. seeking reparations for the province’s birth alert practice that disproportionally affected hundreds of Indigenous and other racialized peoples.

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Two films from northwest B.C. shed light on MMIWG issues

Terrace Standard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two northwest B.C. films shedding light of the issue of the region’s Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) are set to be premiered this month.

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Lorelei Williams says Canadians must believe the dark truth of genocide

By Natasha Bulowski, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Canada’s National Observer spoke with Lorelei Williams, an advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) and their families, ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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Gladys Radek urges Canadians to end ‘vicious cycle of racism’

By Natasha Bulowski, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Canada’s National Observer spoke with Gladys Radek, a longtime activist for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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