Four RCMP cruisers and several government vehicles, including an ambulance, were burned in a hotel parking lot in Smithers, B.C., early Wednesday in what police are describing as a "targeted attack on emergency service vehicles."
Police may have forced protesters out of an encampment in front of the Manitoba Legislative Building this week, but some of those protesters say they don’t have plans to go very far, and in some cases, that’s because they have nowhere else to go.
Five more people have been charged after they refused to leave an encampment on the Manitoba Legislature grounds, Winnipeg police say.
Sixty officers carefully dismantled a teepee encampment at the front of the Manitoba legislature Tuesday as a handful of protesters from the reprised version of the “freedom convoy” heckled them.
Winnipeg police say they have arrested seven people involved in bolstering an encampment on the north side of the legislative grounds and are evicting people who are staying there long-term.
One is to focus on 11 deaths on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby village of Weldon, and the other is to focus on the death of suspect Myles Sanderson in police custody days later.
Eviction warnings have been given to two longtime encampments on the Manitoba Legislature grounds.
A number of people have been arrested following a skirmish with police in the Downtown Eastside as city staff began the process of removing tents and other structures along a busy street in the neighbourhood, forcing dozens of people living in the area to move.
Organizers of the “Freedom Convoy” discussed using their ties to Métis identity to play the “race card” as part of an overall strategy to control their public image and garner sympathy for their cause, text messages suggest.
Manitoba RCMP say a 92-year-old retired priest has been charged after a decade-long investigation into the Fort Alexander Residential School northeast of Winnipeg.