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Video: Rumana Monzur dedicates her career to supporting others affected by domestic violence

July 11, 2013

Monzur, who was violently attacked by her husband in 2011 and left blind, plans to pursue a legal career so she may improve the lives of women facing the pain of domestic abuse globeandmail – British Columbia

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Massive Canada Day brawl in Langley

July 2, 2013

It wasn’t a riot, but it was close. Police in Langley had to break up a brawl involving up to 100 people during Canada Day festivities last night. It happened just before the fireworks display at Macleod Athletic Park. Investigators are blaming alcohol, saying most of the young men who instigated the violence were drunk. [...]

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UPDATES: Latest victim of gang violence had long criminal record

June 24, 2013
UPDATES: Latest victim of gang violence had long criminal record

The young Abbotsford man gunned down and killed late Sunday afternoon was an associate of one of the accused killers of gangster Jonathan Bacon. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has confirmed 25-year-old Harpreet Singh Chahal was well-known to them and his murder is gang-related. When Chahal was only 20, he was convicted along with accused [...]

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Charges recommended against 350 suspected Stanley Cup rioters

June 14, 2013

Vancouver Police say charges have been recommended against a total of 350 suspected rioters linked to violence in the downtown core after the Stanley Cup final June 15th 2011. Sgt. Randy Fincham says 1086 separate offences were committed. There are 12 investigators still dedicated to the case, which now has a running price tag of [...]

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Home of the Grand Bazaar wants a mall, people don’t

June 4, 2013
Home of the Grand Bazaar wants a mall, people don’t

Hundreds of people gathered outside the Vancouver Art Gallery Monday evening to show support for protesters in Turkey.  Organizer Feza Sanigok says people in Turkey are struggling against oppression and the right of freedom of expression. Sanigok says media inside Turkey have been silent despite mass arrests, violence, injuries, and at least one death, “I [...]

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