Starting April 1, 2020, Carl Meyer will be covering federal policy for Vancouver and B.C. thanks to a grant from the Local Journalism Initiative and the Government of Canada.
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The decision by the provincial utility comes as a prominent First Nations leader said Friday that she still has concerns about work camps for resource projects continuing to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Vancouver Courier, a well-known newspaper now published by Glacier Media Group and founded in 1908, is “suspending publication until further notice,” according to a statement published on its website.
Refugee 613 says it is like “letting fear drive policy,” as it did when ethnic Japanese were detained during the Second World War. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was comfortable it fits with Canadian values.