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First Nations activist Audrey Siegl plans to file complaint after allegedly being injured by VPD

Video: Shut Down Canada – Port Metro Vancouver

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A short video on the #Shutdown Canada action at a main entrance to the Port of Vancouver (Clark Drive and Hastings Street) on Friday, Feb 13, 2015.  Posted by Bear on Feb 16, 2015. Read the rest of this entry

Women assaulted by Vancouver Police at #Shutdown Canada

Siegl confronts McKinnn about his actions.  Source: Facebook.

Siegl confronts VPD officer she claims assaulted her. Source: Danny Kresnyak/Facebook.

by Warrior Publications, Feb 14, 2015

During the nation-wide actions to “Shutdown Canada” on Feb 13, 2015, the largest turnout was in Vancouver, BC, where over 100 people blocked a main entrance to the Port of Vancouver.  The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) deployed a couple dozen cops to the action, mostly members of the Public Safety Unit (PSU) in soft tac mode (baseball caps, no armour).  This is fairly routine in Vancouver, where the PSU is frequently deployed for protests. Read the rest of this entry