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Abbotsford is facing a human rights complaint

July 18, 2013
Abbotsford is facing a human rights complaint

Already facing a lawsuit, the city of Abbotsford will now have to answer to the BC Human Rights Tribunal over its bylaws. Pivot Legal Society’s Scott Bernstein says Abbotsford is essentially blocking harm reduction services. “What we are alleging in the tribunal is discrimination on the basis of physical disability. So people who are dependent [...]

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Abbotsford police investigating complaint they pepper-sprayed homeless people

June 18, 2013

Abbotsford’s top cop has requested the province’s police watchdog oversee an investigation into a complaint that his officers damaged tents and pepper-sprayed an area where some homeless people were staying. The complaint was brought up at a community meeting with police last week by people from The 5 and 2 Ministries, a Christian outreach organization, [...]

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Railway noise tops complaint to New Westminster city hall

June 3, 2013

It is a rare day when New Westminster Mayor Wayne Wright doesn’t hear from an angry resident about the horns sounded by train crews transiting his Fraser River community in the middle of the night or early morning. In recent years, Wright has noticed a dramatic increase in trains after railway companies moved a lot [...]

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Privacy complaint launched over CBSA, reality TV show

May 27, 2013
Privacy complaint launched over CBSA, reality TV show

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it plans to file a privacy complaint against the Canada Border Services Agency for allowing a reality TV show to film travelers crossing Canada’s border without their free and informed consent. CBC | British Columbia News

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Police complaint commissioner orders hearing into Surrey RCMP abuse allegations

May 25, 2013

A public hearing will be held into allegations of abuse of authority, deceit and discreditable conduct against a member of B.C.’s Transit Police. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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