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Plans for formation of an advocacy group

November 22, 2012
Plans for formation of an advocacy group

The families of British Columbians killed or seriously hurt by police are meeting this weekend with hopes of setting up an advocacy group for people like them. “I don’t think they should be investigating themselves and I mean, I think they should just go through the system like every other citizen does.” Al Wright’s son [...]

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Missing-women’s commissioner urges groups to keep ‘open mind’ in light of criticism

November 20, 2012

Wally Oppal responds to report by B.C. Civil Liberties Association, Pivot Legal Society and West Coast LEAF calling inquiry a failure globeandmail – British Columbia

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Human rights groups slam Missing Women Inquiry ahead of deadline

November 20, 2012
Human rights groups slam Missing Women Inquiry ahead of deadline

The inquiry into B.C. missing and marginalized women, and why serial killer Robert Pickton wasn’t caught sooner, didn’t have to be this way. That, according to three human rights groups, days before the quiry is expected to deliver its findings. The B.C. Civil Liberties Association, Pivot Legal Society and West Coast LEAF have put together [...]

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Eby finally announces NDP candidacy in Vancouver-Point Grey

November 10, 2012
Eby finally announces NDP candidacy in Vancouver-Point Grey

Premier Christy Clark will face off against David Eby in the riding of Vancouver-Point Grey next May. As expected, the BC Civil Liberties Association’s outgoing executive director is running for the NDP, acclaimed at a meeting last night.   Clark barely won against Eby during last year’s by-election. Eby says voters may have given Clark [...]

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Civil rights crusader David Eby to run for NDP in Vancouver

November 9, 2012

As expected, David Eby, executive director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, will run for the provincial New Democrats in the next election. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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