Category Archives: crime

Everything old is new again…

RCMP investigation raising questions  “Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit” asking about Liberal party membership and online voting – See more at: http://www.burnabynow.com/rcmp-investigation-raising-questions-1.887976#sthash.pPt9yPsC.dpuf http://blogborgcollective.blogspot.ca/2012/04/harry-bloy-you-look-more-like-one-who.html

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This weeks column for 24Hrs: Oversight needed at Canadian Border Services Agency

Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on the transit referendum was Laila with 64%. This week’s topic: Should the Canadian Border Services Agency be held responsible for the … Continue reading

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Third and final installment of Playing with the Dragon series coming next week.

At long last, the final installment of  the Playing with the Dragon series is nearly done, effectively creating a trilogy. It is perhaps, the most incendiary of the three posts, and for good reason-it speaks to the reach of the Chinese government … Continue reading

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Why a truly independent investigation is needed into the Babine Forest Products tragic explosion – courtesy of Blog Borg Collective.

http://blogborgcollective.blogspot.ca/2014/01/why-not-openly-share-worksafebc-reports.html Documents available in the public, BC legislative library today, as revealed by Blog Borg Collective, show details of the Babine Lake mills explosion accident investigation – bringing even greater questions and increasing the need for a fully independent investigation into the lack … Continue reading

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“You are what you do…not what you say you will do.” ~ Carl Jung

“We tend to treat politics as a game, as if the people living and dying by the policies set by those in power are less important than the stories generated by colorful characters…” ~ Tyler Clark I’ll never profess to … Continue reading

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Documents released by government to Province reporter Sam Cooper, leave more questions than answers.

It’s appalling that I say I am not entirely surprised by this story: http://www.theprovince.com/news/bc/workers+scamming+taxpayers+according+documents+from+special/9378401/story.html  In sophisticated frauds, a number of provincial government workers have teamed up with dodgy businesses and contractors to steal from you, the taxpayer.   The schemes — … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Should a network of CCTV cameras be installed in public spaces to reduce and solve crime?

Should a network of CCTV cameras be installed in public spaces to reduce and solve crime? You leave the underground parking lot of your condo, drive to work and park in a public parking lot. Then you walk to the … Continue reading

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RCMP take lumps along with praise at community meeting – Newton residents look forward to next step.

I apologize for the lateness of this post – it’s been a hectic week with back to school, followed by immediate return of stomach flu as a result. I still haven’t posted my weekly 24Hrs column here yet – which was … Continue reading

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all…

… you see this story: ”   Chuck Strahl, Chairman of the federal body which oversees Canada’s spy agency, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), has registered to lobby on behalf of Enbridge’s ‘Northern Gateway Pipelines Limited Partnership’. ~snip~ “Strahl replaced disgraced … Continue reading

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The price to pay is far more than Newton residents should have to.

My heart stopped at news today that a woman had been severely beaten in what appears to be an attempted robbery outside of the Newton Arena. http://www.thenownewspaper.com/woman-not-expected-to-live-after-savage-beating-near-surrey-s-newton-arena-1.774064?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite Foremost, my thoughts and prayers are with her, her family and her friends … Continue reading

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