Category Archives: Police

Ward 17: Saeed Selvam, Community-builder

Over the past weekend, Mayor Rob Ford was asked to leave a Ward 17 (Davenport) advanced polling station — perhaps to try and protect incumbent councilor Cesar Palacio from the grassroots efforts of community leader Saeed Selvam. Just a small … Continue reading

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An Attempt to De-escalate

As someone who has put in a lot of time dealing with tenuous relationships between the police and the community, particularly in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the separation between the procedural and political can be an unclear line at best. However, … Continue reading

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