Smudging

Tenant fights eviction for smudging, takes case to B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

A Burnaby woman has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal alleging her landlord is denying her the right to smudge. Crystal Smith of the Tsimshian Haisla First Nation has smudged – the indigenous practice of burning herbs like sage for prayer or cleansing – for about 15 years. Continue Reading Tenant fights eviction for smudging, takes case to B.C. Human Rights Tribunal