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B.C. pot activists push for legalization after Wash. vote

November 7, 2012
B.C. pot activists push for legalization after Wash. vote

Pot advocates in B.C. say now that voters in Washington have passed a law to legalize possession of marijuana, it is time for a similar referendum here. CBC | British Columbia News

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Advocates call for arrest footage after suspect injured

November 7, 2012
Advocates call for arrest footage after suspect injured

Rights advocates say the release of a five-page report from the Crown isn’t enough to explain how a First Nations man from Terrace, B.C., emerged from a confrontation with RCMP with severe brain damage. CBC | British Columbia News

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Advocates have high hopes, even as report delayed on killer Robert Pickton

October 26, 2012
Advocates have high hopes, even as report delayed on killer Robert Pickton

VANCOUVER – Even as a report is delayed yet again into the actions of police around serial killer Robert Pickton, there are high expectations from advocates and activists in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside that the report will have life-saving solutions. Global TV BC News

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Advocates have high hopes, even as report delayed on killer Robert Pickton

October 26, 2012

VANCOUVER – Even as a report is delayed yet again into the actions of police around serial killer Robert Pickton, there are high expectations from advocates and activists in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside that the report will have life-saving solutions. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Anti-bullying campaigns get higher profile but few funds

October 15, 2012
Anti-bullying campaigns get higher profile but few funds

Despite growing awareness about the potentially devastating consequences of bullying, advocates working to combat the problem say they’re badly in need of financial support. CBC | British Columbia News

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