Our student writers, photographers, artists, and web managers are committed to the 60-year tradition of journalistic excellence and issue-oriented critical thinking. Right now, the helmets are lighter, they breathe, better field of vision. That quote is actually an offshoot of a famous Joseph Stalin quote: "One death is a tragedy; a million is a statistic." Eyewitnesses insist that Kian was ordered by the policemen to take the gun, fire it, and run. Kian Loyd Delos Santos, a 17-year-old Grade 11 student, was killed in an Oplan Galugad police operation in Barangay 160, Caloocan City on August 16. Physical violence may not be a factor in all cases, prior to the point of escalation to murder. Too many children and adolescents still die of cancer worldwide. on One death is one too many. At the time of the crash, RCMP said the driver sustained serious injuries, and an ambulance rushed her to hospital. But that didn't happen before the May 16 provincial election was called. —the youngest of them only 4 years old—for people to come to their senses? Garland said safety needs to be top of mind. CBC News has found that two parents and a youth were also ticketed in three separate incidents, in North River, Catalina, and Dover. In 1958 “The New York Times” published a book review that presented the saying with an ascription to Stalin: 10 11 “A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.” "Being careful — drive sober. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), 502-A Bro. That includes visits to 30 schools since January, to speak about ATV safety with roughly 4,000 students. Several have even taken the cry for justice offline and to the streets. "The number of reported offences that we're seeing under the all-terrain and snowmobile act [are in the] same vicinity," she said. under review, minister says, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Whoa, that last pint was one too many—I'm feeling pretty woozy. But probably the reason is that one dead man is death—and two million are only a statistic. Jolene Garland. The LaSallian is the official student publication of De La Salle University. In fact, the evidence is to the contrary. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. How much more blood needs to be shed for the country to realize one death is one too many? The LaSallian stands with the rest of the country in condemning the factors that led to young Kian’s death—the policemen’s actions, yes, but the administration’s words and decisions as well, who have guided and enforced these kinds of actions in the past year. That's something the provincial government previously said it was working to change. The Avalon T'Railway group has partnered with the RCMP to spread the safety message. Those incidents — which all involved teenaged drivers — all took place last month. "We keep plugging away," Noseworthy said, "trying to save one life at a time.". This rather thin record of drug development for pediatric cancers underscores a huge inequity in attention and focus. Meanwhile, police told CBC News that they have now confirmed that alcohol played a factor in a snowmobile accident in Barachois Brook in February. In one of those cases, a 28-year-old St. John's woman lost control while driving around a turn on Horse Chops Road in Cape Broyle in April. What could be a minor injury, became a fatality," he said. As their retelling goes, Kian allegedly tried to run away and fired at them with a gun, a story that seems uncanny as Kian’s autopsy showed that the first shot was to his back, meaning he had to be defenseless and facing the other way. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. Yet even though Kian’s name was not in the list of suspected drug personalities, Caloocan Police Chief Senior Supt. The RCMP and an ATV safety advocacy group are urging Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to be cautious this Victoria Day weekend, to ensure that tragic situations from the past don't repeat in the future. Because one death is too many. There is no reason why you shouldn't wear a helmet.". Waves and waves of netizens relieved their sentiments and laments on social media, condemning the killing of Kian as the lowest of the low. Stay off the roads.". Even some of those who initially condoned the drug war drew the line to say, enough is enough. On Wednesday, the RCMP said they stopped a 33-year-old man in Happy Valley-Goose Bay who was speeding on an ATV. It is our duty to continue this fight, until no other innocent Filipinos like Kian will ever have to suffer the same ill fate. Since the new administration launched its all out war on drugs last year, thousands of people have been killed, in official police operations or vigilante-style killings, inspired by none other than the words of the President himself. Based on current limited statistics – one child dies of cancer every three minutes. "We'll start to work on the legislation for the spring sitting, to get that ready now," Gambin-Walsh said. issue consent or revoke an already issued consent) please click on the button below. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. A medicolegal officer from the Public Attorney’s Office later on declared that the autopsy pointed to an “intentional killing”. I think you've had one too many, Steve—you'd better let me drive you home. March 2008 edited March 2008. Connon Hall, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue. Last fall, CBC's Fatal Fun series found that, over a six-year period, more than 178 Atlantic Canadians died in ATV or snowmobile accidents. "This weekend, more than any other weekend, there's going to be more people ... in the country than in the towns," said Rick Noseworthy, the president of Avalon T'Railway. "We would love nothing better than to come back on Tuesday morning and report that we had a weekend free of tragedy.". The RCMP and an ATV safety advocacy group are urging Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to be cautious this Victoria Day weekend, to ensure that tragedies of the past don't repeat in the future. Bersaluna was relieved from his post days following the incident, but National Capital Region Police Office chief Oscar Albayalde does not discount the fact that he may be reinstated if no liability is found. Thus far, the four policemen involved in the death of Kian—Chief Inspector Cerillo, PO3 Arnel Oares, PO1 Jeremias Pereda, and PO1 Jerwin Cruz—have been relieved for the investigation to push through.

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