On August 20th, approximately 60 people came together at MLA – Ronna-Ray Leonard‘s, MLA office in Courtenay B.C., placards and speeches at the ready. Local vehicle traffic, regularly tooted their horns in support of the rally participants. The RCMP were also in attendance, however discreetly.Continue reading Courtenay Old Growth Logging Protest
Charges will not be laid against the 22 pipeline protesters who were arrested on traditional Wet’suwet’en territory in northern B.C. in February, the BC Prosecution Service has confirmed.
The protesters were arrested between Feb. 6 and 10 near Smithers, sparking solidarity protests across the country.Continue reading Charges Will Not Be Laid Against Wet’suwet’en Protesters
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.Continue reading Black Lives Matter Rally In Campbell River
Quadra Island RCMP says four times as many thefts have been reported to police compared to this same time last year.
Cpl. Sean Bulford, Quadra Island RCMP detachment commander, said the overall numbers aren’t high but the rate of the increase is significant.
“Percentage wise, it’s a large increase in a place like this,” said Bulford on Wednesday.Continue reading More Theft During COVID