An ‘N’ driver was pulled over and his parents’ vehicle impounded after traveling at 150km/h in a 50km/h zone in Abbotsford early on Monday morning (March 13). (Photo by Abbotsford Police Department) Officers in unmarked car catch teenage driver 100km/h over the speed limit in Abbotsford 17-year-old driver ticketed for multiple violations, car impounded A new driver’s car was impounded in Abbotsford early…"Officer in unmarked car catches teen driver going 100 km/h over speed limit in Abbotsford"
Port Alberni’s Tseshaht First Nation has issued 26 calls to action after a research project revealed that at least 67 children died while attending the Alberni Indian Residential School (AIRS) on Tseshaht land. The ?uu?atumin yaqckwiimitqin (Do This for Our Ancestors) team revealed on 21 February 2023 that they had also uncovered 17 suspected burial sites for children who did not return home. “We cannot allow these findings to become just another statistic,” Tseshaht, who…"B.C. First Nation issues 26 calls to action in wake of unmarked grave discovery"
The National Truth and Reconciliation Center says there are many questions about a recent $2 million contract Ottawa signed with an international group for its advice on unmarked graves. The center said it was “deeply concerned” by the decision of the Crown Aboriginal Relations Department and Northern Affairs Canada to hire a Netherlands-based organization to initiate an “extremely sensitive engagement process” on issues surrounding a possible burial site near the former boarding school. “From the…"Feds’ hiring of international group to advise on unmarked graves called ‘misstep’"
The head of an international organization hired by the federal government to give communities the option of identifying possible interred human remains near the site of a former boarding school says Aboriginal families must take the lead. “Families are at the heart of the problem of missing children and anonymous funerals,” Catherine Bumberg, director general of the International Commission on Missing Persons, told a news conference. “Their needs and knowledge must lead the way.” The…"International organization says Indigenous families will lead unmarked graves report"
The Mohawks of Quint Bay have a long history of serving from World War I and World War II to Afghanistan, but Chief Donald Malakor has always known that many First Nations veterans lie in community cemeteries Unmarked graves. That’s because many Aboriginal veterans returning from war do not receive the same benefits as other veterans, and their families often cannot afford appropriate headstones to commemorate their service to the royal family, Maracle said. “It’s…"Organization continues search to identify Indigenous veterans in unmarked graves"