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David Eby

David Eby is the executive director of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association.

Articles

Jun 20th, 2011
What unfortunate policy prescriptions are being written up on the back of envelopes right now to respond to last week’s disaster?
Jan 22nd, 2011
As I was biking back from Home Depot (big weekend, a little Home Depot, a little Bed, Bath, Beyond) with some exciting new cleaning supplies, I happened to see two police officers poking around a...
Nov 18th, 2010
The figures are in and they’re heartbreaking. $103,000,000 to investigate and prosecute serial killer Robert Pickton, a man that preyed on women that lived on $185 per month, or less, in Vancouver’...
May 21st, 2010
Marc Emery was deported today to a maximum security prison in the United States. He sold pot seeds to willing American buyers. Not secretly mind you, but openly, paying his taxes to the feds...
Apr 6th, 2010
Last summer, serious allegations surfaced about the activities of Vancouver Fire Department (VFD) officials and their treatment of a homeless man named Curtis Brick. Curtis had serious addictions,...
Dec 8th, 2009
Here's the new VPD policy on the Province's Assistance to Shelter Act that purports to give police the power to force homeless people to the front doors of emergency shelters by using, um, force....
Nov 15th, 2009
The Vancouver police issued a statement on Friday indicating that they're doing their bit to keep policing costs down. They recognize the extraordinary financial situation the City is in, and they're...
Nov 10th, 2009
Two years after the shooting death of Paul Boyd in the middle of Granville Street in Vancouver and the public finally has a decision about criminal charges against involved officers from the...
Jul 30th, 2009
David Eby writes in today's Sun that then Mayor Larry Campbell gave away citizens rights to free expression in 2003. "I don’t recall any media in 2003 when then Mayor, now Senator, Larry...
Nov 17th, 2008
You may recall that a few months ago, Pivot Legal launched a human rights complaint against the City of Vancouver and the DVBIA for the Downtown Ambassador program. New video has been released...
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