By Tan Mei Xi, Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CRFO 100.5 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
VANCOUVER — Decrying what homeless advocates say is a lack of serious political commitment to build enough affordable homes, Vancouver’s latest incarnation of a homeless encampment — nicknamed “KT Tent City” — seems here to stay.
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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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George Floyd’s needless death, at the hands of white Minneapolis police officers, sparked protests throughout North America. They have been held in most Canadian cities and many towns. A Black Lives Matter rally will be held in Campbell River’s Spirit Square at 11 AM on Saturday, June 6th, 2020.
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