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Disbelief and outrage after no criminal charges against police officer who killed Chantel Moore

By Brishti Basu
June 9, 2021

Moore, a 26-year-old Tla-o-qui-aht woman from Vancouver Island, was killed during a 'wellness check' in New Brunswick last year

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Independent media outlets filing legal challenge over RCMP obstruction

By Jimmy Thomson
May 26, 2021

Capital Daily is joining with a coalition of outlets and the Canadian Association of Journalists to demand the freedom to cover protests

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More people go missing in BC than anywhere else in Canada. No one knows why

Police don’t track missing-persons cases by race, but on Red Dress Day, a Vancouver Island Indigenous leader says that’s not acceptable

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GRAPHS: Is Victoria over-policed? Judge for yourself.

By Snejana Vorona
November 5, 2020

Victoria is one of the most heavily policed cities in Canada. It's also one of the most crime-heavy.

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What are street checks, the thing Victoria just voted to ban?

By Anna J. James
August 14, 2020

They're much different than the more controversial practices of "carding" or "stop and frisk"

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Are Victoria police chasing a sex trafficking ring that doesn't exist?

By Anna J. James
July 10, 2020

An operation seemingly built on a hunch, VicPD’s Project No More did not find any evidence of sex trafficking but did incense many of the city's sex workers, who insist they are working by choice

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Police Are Facing Ever-Rising Rates of Mental Health Calls, Raising the Risk of Tragedies Like the Shooting of Chantel Moore

Canadian police face a "significant increase" in mental health-related calls, and as the killing of Vancouver Island woman Chantel Moore shows, sometimes these calls can go terribly wrong