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Announcement coming shortly on charges recommended against off-duty mountie in death of Orion Hutchinson

 A decision whether to approve  or decline the charges recommended against  RCMP Corporal Benjamin “Monty” Robinson,( in the death of  21-year-old Orion Hutchinson,) is expected shortly.   ” Certainly, we are not talking about a matter of months, nor are we even talking … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites, Wednesday November 4th, 2009

You know what? There is so much to talk about that is making my blood boil that I did not even need to turn the furnace on this morning. So, without the usual chatty preamble, I’m going to start with  the closure … Continue reading

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Just when you think you have heard it all…

You see something like this, courtesy of Neal Hall, the Vancouver Sun: The Mountie who repeatedly Tasered Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver’s airport two years ago has filed a libel lawsuit against the CBC. The legal action by Constable Kwesi Millington … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Thursday July 23nd, 2009

*** updated 11 am, July 23rd- Colin Hansen just announced that on July 1st, 2010, the BC government will “harmonize” the PST we pay with the Federal GST- in other words, they are going to combine the two taxes into … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Wednesday,June 10th 2009

Good morning people! I’m still not used to being back- something about all this noise is really hitting me hard! Damn, even the suburbs are ridiculously noisy all the time, which is why my 5 am run this morning was … Continue reading

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How far have we come since November 2007?

November 16th, 2007. http://lailayuile.wordpress.com/2007/11/16/taser-use-worldwide-controversial-at-best/ That is the day I blogged about my feelings regarding the  RCMP’s response to Robert Dziekanski’s tasering death at Vancouver airport.  Here we are, a year and a half  after this post and we are only now … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites- Wednesday March 4th, 2009

 For those of you who are just stopping by, there was another shooting near my home last night. Read the full account, with exclusive photo’s, here: http://lailayuile.wordpress.com/2009/03/03/rcmp-investigate-reports-of-shots-fired-in-newton-again/ It was very late before sleep finally engulfed me, the heightened adrenalin from the evenings … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Top of the morning to you, and look at that rain out there…… : (   You will not find me wearing any of those suddenly fashionable rubber boots that come in the most bizarre designs and colours. No, I’ve invested in … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Wednesday February 4th, 2009

The Vancouver Sun is reporting that the man who was killed in the most recent Surrey targeted hit was 21 year old Ralph Baldini – the same person who rented the north Surrey Penthouse where 6 people were brutally murdered … Continue reading

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Mountie involved in Dziekanski taser incident to make first appearance January 15th in Surrey provincial court.

A local RCMP officer will make his first appearance in Surrey Provincial Court on January 15th, where it is expected formal charges will be laid in relation to his involvement in a collision dating back to October 2008 where a young … Continue reading

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