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Work to exhume remains at former Kamloops residential school could begin soon, Chief says
(via CBC)

After a year of grieving since the detection of 215 suspected unmarked graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, a new phase begins in the journey of the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc First Nation ⁠— bringing the missing children home.

19 May 2022

How private equity gobbled up the US economy — and ruined life for everyone else
(via Mother Jones)

Billionaires are looting the country, leaving everyday Americans to clean up the mess — and fight for the scraps.

20 May 2022

Sick pelicans reported across the Cariboo
(via the Williams Lake Tribune)

Pelican at Alkali Lake tests positive for avian flu.

20 May 2022

Tamara Lich admits accepting award is related to Freedom Convoy in fiery day in court
(via CBC)

Tamara Lich admitted in court Thursday that accepting an award for organizing the Freedom Convoy 'is related' to the convoy, but testified she doesn't believe she violated a bail condition not to support anything related to the protest that occupied some downtown Ottawa streets for weeks.

20 May 2022

Chantel Moore's mother sues Edmundston police officer who shot her Indigenous daughter
(via CBC)

The mother of Chantel Moore is suing the police officer who fatally shot the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation woman during a wellness check.

19 May 2022

What everyday white Americans and the Buffalo shooter have in common
(via Slate)

To understand white supremacy, we must first understand whiteness.

19 May 2022

Chelsea Poorman's father says Vancouver police lied, mishandled investigation into daughter's disappearance
(via CBC)

Mike Kiernan says he has proof VPD lied to him about their efforts to collect video from the night Chelsea went missing.

19 May 2022

BC company Trevali reports no survivors in refuge chamber after Burkina Faso mine flood
(via Global News)

Trevali Mining Corp. says none of the eight workers missing since the Perkoa Mine in Burkina Faso flooded a month ago were able to reach an underground refuge chamber.

19 May 2022

Letters reveal what energy companies told RCMP before Wet’suwet’en raid
(via the Narwhal)

How TC Energy and LNG Canada pressured RCMP to enforce a court-ordered injunction on Wet’suwet’en territory. Months later, police maintain a daily presence in the region.

19 May 2022

Bird flu outbreaks: when will we learn our lesson?
(via the Revelator)

Experts say previous outbreaks should have taught us how to avoid new ones, like the one that’s killing millions of birds right now.

19 May 2022