How are RCMP trained to respond to cases of missing and murdered Indigenous people?
After a ‘miscommunication’ regarding the suspicious death of 15-year-old Carsyn Mackenzie Seaweed, The Discourse asked RCMP about its training related to missing and murdered Indigenous people.
Duncan-based author reclaims the kitchen for disabled cooks
‘The kitchen is the most ableist room in the house,’ says Jules Sherred. ‘That’s why I want to “crip up the kitchen.”’
Reporter’s Notebook: ‘Pride is a protest’ as queerphobia rises on Vancouver Island
2SLGBTQ+ Canadians say rising queerphobia in the U.S. is creeping its way to Vancouver Island. Reporter Lys Morton reflects on community safety.
Hundreds march in memory of Carsyn Mackenzie Seaweed as community seeks answers
Family and allies gather in Duncan for the Na̱mǥis and Quw’utsun’ teen who was loved by many.
Community rallies for Carsyn Mackenzie Seaweed, as RCMP apologize for ‘miscommunication’ in her case
Family and friends are rattled after the tragic loss of the 15-year-old, remembered as ‘a very caring person.’
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