Rallies planned for B.C. Indigenous man Jared Lowndes who was shot, killed by RCMP – News 1130

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Rallies planned for B.C. Indigenous man Jared Lowndes who was shot, killed by RCMP – News 1130

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202135 Views

Jul 20, 2021

CAMPBELL RIVER — People will gather on Vancouver Island and in North Vancouver Tuesday to support the family of an Indigenous man who was killed by police in Campbell River.

Jared Lowndes, a 38-year-old father of two from the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s Laksilyu (Small Frog) House, was shot and killed by the RCMP on July 8. The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC has been called in to investigate.

Lowndes’ family and the First Nations Leadership Council are calling for an Indigenous investigator and civilian monitor to be appointed by the IIO, as well as a public inquest into Lowndes’ death.

Lowndes’ aunt, Fay Blaney, says family, friends, elders, and community members will gather at the RCMP detachment in Campbell River Tuesday morning.

Read More: https://www.citynews1130.com/2021/07/20/rallies-indigenous-jared-lowndes/

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