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Taser Talk – Too Many Questions, Not Enough Answers.

Here we are, 6 months after the taser- related death of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski, and still no answers. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2008/05/12/taser-inquiry.html In fact, more questions have arisen regarding the safety of the newest weapon in police officers arsenals, with little resolution on … Continue reading

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Merry christmas to all, and to all – a good night.

Well folks, I had really envisioned being able to sit down and write what was on my mind, but times run out, and I don’t know when and if I will be able to post until late next week, as … Continue reading

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RCMP “Horribly Broken”- Must Change.

Much to the chagrin of some I know, whose opinons are that the RCMP is a steadfast, honourable institution, with no, or little corruption, protection for whistleblowers etc…….. it appears that whistleblowers who did come forward to report wrongdoing, were in … Continue reading

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RCMP Watchdog Calling for Force to Restrict it’s Use of Tasers

 Surprise, surprise.  The Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP released an interim report today, that criticizes the force for “failing to manage the use of tasers and allowing usage to grow in the past six years, to include cases where people … Continue reading

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” BC Sergeant who championed tasers use in Canada had stock options in US Taser manufacturer”

 Here is an interesting article from the Globe & Mail, telling the story of veteren police officer Darren Laur, the Victoria Sgt. who initiated the use of taser in the first detachment in Canada. A subsequent research paper he wrote – … Continue reading

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YVR improvements in Wake of the Death of Robert Dziekanski

Improvements will be made at YVR, in the wake of Robert Dziekanski’s death. Released at the Fairmont Richmond today, the changes may ensure  travellers and new immigrants will have an easier time negotiating their arrival at YVR. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2007/12/07/bc-yvrtaserchanges.html Also released … Continue reading

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” Tasers safer than Tylenol”

Here’s an interesting article I read this morning in the Health News section of http://www.cbc.ca , regarding the safety of tasers.  Read it yourself, and you might find it  as laughable as I did. Although the fellow in question claims to have … Continue reading

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Open Mouth, firmly insert foot, Corporal Dale Carr

That is exactly what Corporal Dale Carr seemed to be doing last night , in an on air-interview with a reporter from Vancouver CTV 6 0’clock news. ( I am trying to locate a working link to the clip, however the … Continue reading

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RCMP Witch Hunt , or Fact-Finding Mission?

The Globe and Mail reports that in the interest of a fair and unbiased investigation, the RCMP has a trip to Poland in the works. Apparently, they wish to find out more about Robert Dziekanksi’s last days , his medical history … Continue reading

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A Canadian made automobile that cant be sold in Canada and no one seems to know about…and other amusing items

Rick Mercer had an interesting feature on the show this week, the ZENN car. That’s right, a Zero-Emission, No Noise car ( hence the name ZENN) that is fully battery operated and can be plugged into any electric outlet to … Continue reading

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