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But I thought we are all safe, Chief Supt. Bill Fordy?

In January of this year, I wrote a post highlighting the ridiculous, public relations driven position Bill Fordy had taken with regards to yet another shooting in Surrey. While other police spokespersons in the lower mainland were making clear the … Continue reading

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“Brightening deadly road wasted effort” ~ Michael Booth, Surrey Now.

While two weeks of spring break is taking my attention elsewhere, I’ll be spending less time blogging, and concentrating more on a number of stories needing investigation. The BC Liberals seem to be up to more than a few of their old … Continue reading

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City staff listen to Surrey residents and say no to increase in monster homes

However, there is a catch, albeit one I think many Surrey-ites can live with. In last nights council meeting, city council said no to the proposed increase requested by the Surrey Ratepayers Association, and told city planners to approach a … Continue reading

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Newton neighbourhoods still rife with prostitutes,drugs and crime – despite city’s Newton Revitalization Plan

It has been  just over one year since I spent the afternoon taking Susana da Silva and her cameraman on a driving tour of Newton.  One year. In response to increasing frustration among home and business owners in the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Is 5 years, two months (less 10 months credit for time served) justice enough for the victims in two shocking and violent assaults ?

That’s right.  For  a variety of charges including  two counts of attempted murder ,1 count of  aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes, Shazad SardarAli received  5 years and two months in jail -with credit for 10 … Continue reading

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This is what’s wrong with our “Justice” system

Earlier this year, on March 13th, I blogged about a shooting that had occurred in broad daylight, in a residential cul-de-sac where children play freely. Some men were arguing in front of one of the homes. The verbal disagreement became … Continue reading

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Criminals facing trial applaud VANOC’s commandeer of the RCMP for 10 weeks during 2010

If you don’t follow David Berner’s  blog now, I suggest that you do. He writes and comments and talks about various important issues facing those of us in Lotusland, and often touches on items that would otherwise escape the scrutiny … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS 9:40 pm March 3rd: RCMP investigate reports of shots fired in Newton – again.

The second period  of the Canucks game had just started  at about 8pm, as the sound of shots rang loud and clear as if outside my door. I froze in disbelief and shivered as I listened in shock. 4 shots … Continue reading

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Stabbing in Newton sends one to hospital- right in front of me.

One young man is in hospital with what are described as non- life threatening injuries, and police are searching for  a single male suspect who fled the scene on foot. This, after I found myself smack dab in the middle of a police incident at the … Continue reading

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324 weapons seized in 2008 – in good ole’ Surrey

You can do the math here- there is nearly one weapons seizure every day in Surrey, and rest assured – this is the mere tip of the proverbial iceberg. The Surrey RCMP have  just created a Gun Enforcement Team with … Continue reading

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