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RCMP officers cleared in shooting death of Site C protester in Dawson Creek

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The scene of the RCMP shooting in Dawson Creek, BC, July 16, 2015.

James McIntyre was killed by RCMP after he confronted them wearing a mask and wielding a knife

By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News, November 16, 2016

The Independent Investigations Office has cleared an RCMP officer of any wrong-doing in a fatal shooting in Dawson Creek last year.

On the evening of July 16, two officers were dispatched to the Stonebridge Hotel where a meeting on the controversial Site C dam project had just taken place. Read the rest of this entry

Unmasked: The face of Anonymous activist shot dead by RCMP

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The first glimpse of the face of the masked Anonymous ‘comrade’ shot dead by RCMP is this yearbook photo of James McIntyre from 1979. (Contributed)

James McIntyre a ‘gentle, innocent’ who loved model trains, concerned by Site C

By Betsy Trumpener, CBC News, July 14, 2016

One year after a masked man linked to Anonymous was shot dead by RCMP in northeastern B.C., a relative wants to reveal the true face of James McIntyre.

McIntyre, 48, was killed on a sidewalk by officers responding to a call about a disturbance at an open house for BC Hydro’s controversial Site C dam project in Dawson Creek on July 16, 2015. Read the rest of this entry

Police shot wrong man at Site C dam open house, Peace River farmer says

Anonymous CSIS document leak probed by RCMP, CSE

Anonymous masks 1Hacker group wants police to investigate fatal RCMP shooting of 1 of its members, James McIntyre

CBC News, July 28, 2015

RCMP and Canada’s electronic spy agency are investigating the leak of a secret government document dealing with CSIS, Canada’s main spy agency, CBC News has confirmed.

Cybercrime investigators with the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) are looking into how the online international activist group Anonymous obtained the classified document and then leaked it to the media. Read the rest of this entry

Anonymous and the Dawson Creek shooting

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B.C. man fatally shot by RCMP identified, Anonymous vows revenge

Anonymous claims attack on RCMP websites in response to Dawson Creek shooting

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The hacktivist group Anonymous says it took down the RCMP’s national website Sunday as part of a campaign to avenge a fallen “comrade,” who died in a police-involved shooting in Dawson Creek, B.C. this week.

Members of the group have claimed responsibility for a series of cyberattacks against RCMP websites on Sunday, while also threatening to reveal the identity of the RCMP officer involved in the fatal shooting. Read the rest of this entry