MMIW Inquiry: Families Walk Highway Of Tears For Days Before Hearing

SMITHERS, B.C. — Gladys Radek raised a fist in the air and wept as she reached the end of her 350-kilometre journey along British Columbia’s Highway of Tears. The Indigenous grandmother finished her walk along the notorious stretch of Highway 16 for the seventh and final time on Monday. It is the same highway where her beloved niece Tamara Lynn Chipman disappeared. Outside a community centre in Smithers, B.C., her voice shook as she spoke to those who had walked alongside her, including commissioners from the national inquiry into missing and murdered women. “I want to thank you all for standing so proud and loud, to show our commissioners that… Read More

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Cowboys kneel with owner Jerry Jones before American national anthem

The Dallas Cowboys made a show of unity before their game against the Arizona Cardinals, but it wasn’t during the national anthem. The Dallas players all kneeled with owner Jerry Jones and his family before a giant American flag was unfurled, drawing some boos from the Cardinals fans. They rose arm-in-arm just before the singing of the anthem. Jones has been a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump and it was unclear if his team would protest during the anthem, as teams across the NFL did Sunday. The Cowboys kneeled near the 50-yard line. The Cardinals gathered on the goal line as a team, some of them locking arms, during… Read More

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Cowboys, Jerry Jones kneel on field before anthem on ‘MNF’

The Cowboys, along with owner Jerry Jones, locked arms and kneeled on the field before their game against the Cardinals on Monday night. The team went to its sideline and locked arms again while Jordin Sparks sang. The Cardinals locked arms, as well. The Cowboys told ESPN they took a knee “as a statement of equality and representation of unity.” …read more Source:: Chicago Sun-Times – Sports

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Zacha, Quenneville, Stafford score twice to lead Devils over Sens

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — Pavel Zacha scored two power-play goals in the first period as a split-squad New Jersey Devils team defeated the Ottawa Senators 8-1 in NHL pre-season play on Monday. John Quenneville scored twice in the second period and Drew Stafford also had two goals for the Devils at Consolidated Credit Union Place. Nico Hischier, New Jersey’s No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft, and Marcus Johannson rounded out the offence. Thomas Chabot scored the lone goal for the Senators, a power-play marker in the second period. Mike Condon started for Ottawa, stopping 10-of-17 shots. Andrew Hammond made five saves on six shots. Cory Schneider had 12 saves for… Read More

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