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White Nationalists Sought Resumes for Trump White House, Emails Show

Activists linked to the white nationalist hate group VDARE sought resumes to fill out White House administration jobs days after media outlets declared Donald J. Trump the winner of the 2016 election, leaked emails show.

Activists linked to the white nationalist hate group VDARE sought resumes to fill out White House administration jobs days after media outlets declared Donald J. Trump the winner of the 2016 election, leaked emails show.

Anti-masker arrested: Woman arrested after allegedly refusing to wear mask or leave Value Village

A Kelowna woman was arrested Sunday afternoon at Value Village after allegedly refusing to put on a mask or leave the store. 

Police were called to the Value Village on Aurora Crescent just after 4 p.m. on Nov. 22 for a report of a woman who was trespassing as she refused to leave the store after entering without a mask.

Officers tried to convince her to leave the store, but she refused, according to RCMP, who allege the woman struck the officers several times, screamed and refused to cooperate.

Business faces anti-maskers: Owners of Bean Scene North yelled at and filmed by men refusing to wear masks

A Kelowna business owner is left feeling shaken after three men who refused to wear masks entered her store and began yelling and video taping her and her six-month-old baby.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced Thursday that masks are now required in all indoor public and retail spaces across B.C. 

Jennifer West, the owner of Bean Scene North on Ellis Street tells Castanet that just after 3 p.m. on Saturday, three men entered the store without masks.

Heavy police presence at Kelowna Wal-Mart for alleged bomb threat

Police swarm Wal-Mart

Castanet reader Caleb Musfelt-Lycar says he went to Wal-Mart Sunday evening for 30 minutes and returned to his truck sectioned off with police tape.

“I went and asked one of the cops what was going on, saying ‘hey, can I get to my truck?’ and he told me I can’t and that there is a possible pressure cooker bomb threat and it was right next to my truck.”

He says initially he thought they were joking and went to sit-down nearby to figure out his next steps but was told he needed to leave the premises. 

Two Years Ago, a Racist Video Rocked a Vancouver School. Here’s What’s Happened Since

Two Years Ago, a Racist Video Rocked a Vancouver School. Here’s What’s Happened Since

District points to motions, meetings and training. But some parents say they don’t see evidence of real change.By Katie Hyslop. Friday, November 20, 2020

Despite the pandemic, Changich Baboth is thriving in her Grade 12 studies. It was a far different situation two years ago when she was a Grade 10 student at Lord Byng Secondary School.

How the link between racism and Covid is being ignored

A report shows black and minority ethnic people are dying at a higher rate, but has little to say on the cause 

Powerful people like to point out that Covid-19 does not discriminate. Indeed, the rain, too, does not discriminate against those it falls on. But one’s ability to stay dry beneath a downpour is dependent on the availability of an umbrella. Similarly, our access to security in a pandemic depends on the safety net of the state. Umbrellas can be shared or withheld. Those without one can be listened to – or ignored.

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1,000 people attending Vancouver Mega Freedom Rally 'incredibly reckless': Vancouver councillor

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) –  A crowd of 1,000 unmasked people stood shoulder-to-shoulder chanting in downtown Vancouver Saturday for the “B.C. Freedom Mega Rally” — an event one Vancouver councillor describes as “incredibly reckless.”

The estimate of the crowd size comes from the Vancouver Police Department, which reported “no major incidents.”

Paramedic accuses firefighters of refusing to help injured Indigenous woman

 

WINNIPEG: WFPS faces another allegation of racism in the ranks
By: Ryan Thorpe | 10/19/2020 

"A city paramedic has accused two of his firefighter colleagues of refusing to treat an Indigenous woman who’d been stabbed in the throat — an incident described by the complainant as "racially motivated."

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