Union of BC Indian Chiefs & BC Civil Liberties Association

November 15, 2009 16:02 ET

Leaders demand accountability for death of Aboriginal man

Community leaders demand accountability for Taser-involved death of Aboriginal man

Attention: Assignment Editor, News Editor, Photo Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VANCOUVER, BC, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2009) - Representatives of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, along with an independent pathologist and journalist will be gathering at the Union of BC Indian Chiefs' office on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. for an announcement demanding release of videotape of a little known Taser-related death to the public.

What: Demand for accountability in the Taser-related death of an aboriginal man

Where: UBCIC Office, 500 - 342 Water Street

When: November 16, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.

Participants:
* Gloria Willey, Mother
* Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs
* David Eby, Executive Director, B.C. Civil Liberties Association
* Dr. John Butt, Forensic Pathologist and former Chief Medical Examiner for Alberta and Nova Scotia
* Leonard Cler-Cunningham, Journalist IN: JUSTICE

Contact Information

  • Don Bain, UBCIC Executive Director, Union of BC Indian Chiefs & BC Civil Liberties Association
    Primary Phone: 604-831-9709
    E-mail: donb@ubcic.bc.ca