by JASON FRIESEN, Winnipeg Sun, June 3, 2017
Punches were thrown and a 22-year-old individual was arrested as a rally and counter-rally collided at the Manitoba Legislature on Saturday.
The individual who identifies as transgender was arrested for obstructing a peace officer but was later released from custody on a promise to appear in court. Read the rest of this entry
Group says drug dealing around Portage Place is getting out of control
By Austin Grabish, CBC News, March 25, 2017
A group of Indigenous activists are fighting against drug trafficking they say is causing trouble around Portage Place Shopping Centre.
“The women and the children don’t feel safe. The elders don’t feel safe walking through the back [of the mall] so we decided we’re going to shut all this down,” said Vin Clarke, a member of a group called Urban Warrior Alliance. Read the rest of this entry
Cab companies taking complaints from indigenous community seriously, said Unicity Taxi’s general manager
By Kim Kaschor, CBC News, March 01, 2016
Some indigenous activists in Winnipeg say the time for peaceful protest is over when it comes to standing up to the city’s taxicab companies.
On Friday, four members of the Urban Warrior Alliance entered the Unicity Taxi office on Hargrave Street in camouflage pants, jackets, bandanas and masks. Read the rest of this entry