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Campbell River RCMP may have gunned down an innocent man

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

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Freezing Vancouver Police Budget not enough

“the Pulse” @ Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CRFO 100.5 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter 

The Vancouver Police Department has warned of public safety consequences of City Council refusing their requests to boost budget by millions. Instead, last week councillors froze police spending at last year’s levels.

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Vancouver’s Indigenous community and the police

“the Pulse” @ Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CRFO 100.5 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Police forces across the world and their relationships with the communities they serve are now being scrutinized, but the Indigenous community in Vancouver has spent years negotiating their relationship with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD).

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Man Stabbed at Strathcona Tent City

By Jen St. Denis, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Strathcona Park tent city supporters are asking for more police presence and faster response times after a resident was stabbed Sunday.

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Vancouver Requires Tent City Residents To Remove Their Belongings Every Day

“the Pulse” @ Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CRFO 100.5 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver parks board has caused controversy with a bylaw that would require homeless campers in the city to remove their belongings every day in the morning before returning, as part of regulations demanded by some neighbours’ complaints who still say not enough enforcement is happening.

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