Greg Matters

Mental Health Training Should Be Required For RCMP: Inquest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A coroner's jury looking into the RCMP shooting death of a former soldier wants to see emergency-response-team members trained i...

Ex-Soldier's Inquest Enters Final Hours

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The inquest into the fatal police shooting of a disabled former soldier is entering its final hours in Prince George, B.C.A memb...

Inquest Into Former Soldier's Death Resumes Monday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A coroner's inquest will resume Monday into the fatal RCMP shooting of a former British Columbia soldier in treatment at the tim...

Was He Shot In The Chest Or The Back?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Several justice groups have written to the director of the province's independent police watchdog asking for an outside review of the watc...

Recording Wanted

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - One of the few facts not in dispute in the death of former Canadian peacekeeper Greg Matters is that he died on the ground at hi...

ADJOURNED

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A spokeswoman for the B.C. Coroners Service says the inquest into the police shooting death of a former Canadian soldier has been adjourne...

Soldier's Standoff Tape Released

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - An audio recording has been released recounting some of the final moments of Greg Matters's life, as an RCMP officer tried to ne...

What Greg Matters Saw His Last Night

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Photos were released Tuesday of RCMP emergency response team members who surrounded a former peacekeeper before he was fatally s...

Bosnia Changed Him

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The former girlfriend of an ex-soldier fatally shot by RCMP says he came home from a peacekeeping tour in Bosnia a different per...

He Asked For Help

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - More than a year before he was fatally shot in a standoff with RCMP on his rural British Columbia farm, Greg Matters sent a hand...

Psychiatrist: 'I Could Have Talked Him Out'

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The psychiatrist and former soldier who was treating Greg Matters for post-traumatic stress disorder asked RCMP if he could spea...

'Alarming' Statements To Police?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A national police database warned officers a former Canadian soldier being arrested for assaulting his estranged brother was "hi...

Was He Bullied?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A former soldier who was fatally shot by RCMP had been bullied by his comrades in the Canadian military and then harassed by pol...

Military Honours Soldier Shot By RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Greg Matters and Ryan Seguin met in battle school in 1995, both fresh-faced young soldiers keen to serve their country.Together ...

Inquest Announced For RCMP Shooting Victim

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - British Columbia's coroner's service will hold a public inquest into the death of Gregory Matters, a former Canadian peacekeeper...

Inquest For Military Vet's Shooting Death

CBC | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The BC Coroners Service says a public inquest will be held into the death of military veteran Gregory Matters, who was shot and killed after a 30-hour...

Police Cleared In Shooting Death Of B.C. Veteran

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - British Columbia's police watchdog has ruled that four RCMP officers acted appropriately when the attempted arrest of a distraught form...

Man Shot By RCMP Was Military Vet

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A man fatally shot at his home in a confrontation with RCMP in Prince George, B.C., was a veteran of the Bosnian conflict who wa...

Prince George RCMP Shooting Victim Identified

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The man shot and killed during a confrontation with RCMP in Prince George, B.C., has been identified.The BC Coroners Service says 40-year-o...

Fatal RCMP Shooting B.C. Watchdog's First Test

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: The shooting victim has been identified as 40-year-old Gregory Matters. VANCOUVER - The investigation skills of British Columbia's newly-mi...