Islanders wondering just what happened in the Haida Gwaii woods

An unusual tale of violence is coming out of the Queen Charlottes as a trio of Islanders were charged with a number of offences, two of whom appeared in Prince Rupert court this past week to answer charges stemming from a various assault in the woods of Haida Gwaii in the early hours of May 23rd.

The third a male juvenile was released into the custody of family members, a situation that has been the topic of much discussion on the Charlottes over the last week. Leading local MLA Gary Coons to press for the justice system to provide vigilance on the issue and for British Columbian’s to learn more about the provisions of the planned amendments to the Youth Criminal Justice Act and advise their federal representatives and the government in Ottawa about how they feel about the Act and any changes planned for it…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article … 0953591484 )-