Jorge Barrera

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‘This was a murder’

The violent death of a 22-year-old First Nations woman in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has again sparked anger and allegations that police are ignoring the murder of women in this notorious section of the city.

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Canada’s UN arguments trouble TRC commissioner

Canada’s most recent positioning during UN debates on indigenous peoples rights has left one of the main players with the commission delving into the dark history of residential schools wondering if he can ever reconcile with this country.