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Roxanne Egan-Elliott

Roxanne Egan-Elliott

Roxanne Egan-Elliott has been a reporter with the Times Colonist since 2019. She covers the Saanich Peninsula and social justice issues.

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Recent Work by Roxanne

Island junior hockey player found not guilty of sexual assault

Island junior hockey player found not guilty of sexual assault

Kenneth Boychuk, who played for the Nanaimo Buccaneers at the time, was accused by a 17-year-old girl of coming to her home uninvited and sexually assaulting her
VIU issues trespass notice to pro-Palestine encampment

VIU issues trespass notice to pro-Palestine encampment

The notice requests that students dismantle their camp and vacate by 8 a.m. July 15
Officer's decision to use force can't be held to 'standard of perfection:' lawyer

Officer's decision to use force can't be held to 'standard of perfection:' lawyer

VicPD officer Ron Kirkwood faces allegations of abuse of authority after 43-year-old Lisa Rauch was killed by a plastic projectile from an ARWEN gun
Firm facing foreign-worker allegations considers legal action against Port Alberni

Firm facing foreign-worker allegations considers legal action against Port Alberni

Allegations San Group provided accommodation that was in poor condition and lacked running water to temporary foreign workers are false, the company says
Family of woman killed by VicPD officer says they've never received apology, have been lied to

Family of woman killed by VicPD officer says they've never received apology, have been lied to

Cheryl Peterson said in a statement to a public hearing that she feels fear when she sees a police car ever since her mother's death in 2019
Inquest jury recommends increased funding for mental-health teams in RCMP

Inquest jury recommends increased funding for mental-health teams in RCMP

Christopher Bloomfield was killed by police trying to arrest him on Nov. 10, 2018 at the trailer home he shared with his mother in Mill Bay
'His eyes seemed wild': Officers in fatal shooting testify at coroners inquest

'His eyes seemed wild': Officers in fatal shooting testify at coroners inquest

Const. Dylan Clarkson said the mother of 27-year-old Christopher Bloomfield had warned them ‘he would go ballistic when police arrived’
'Built by lawyers for lawyers': people self-representing in court face challenges

'Built by lawyers for lawyers': people self-representing in court face challenges

Every accused has a constitutional right to represent themselves and no court can override that decision, she said, as long as the person is fit to stand trial.
VicPD officers use vehicles as form of force against pedestrians and cyclists, documents say

VicPD officers use vehicles as form of force against pedestrians and cyclists, documents say

Police vehicles intentionally hit people on bikes, scooters or on foot, according to documents and reports on substantiated allegations against VicPD
Man 'didn't deserve to die,' family says as guilty verdict returned in murder case

Man 'didn't deserve to die,' family says as guilty verdict returned in murder case

John Dickinson’s family members sobbed in the courtroom when they heard the jury had found Mohamed Daud Omar guilty of second-degree murder in his death.
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