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Vancouver police propose unarmed “peace officers” for less dangerous tasks

November 30, 2012

A new breed of cops may walk the streets of Vancouver starting next year. Unlike full sworn officers, they won’t be packing heat. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Transportation minister not surprised with transit fare evasion numbers

October 23, 2012

The Transportation Minister says she is, and isn’t surprised, that fare evasion on Coast Mountain buses is so rampant.  Mary Polak says the estimated number of fare evasions was lower than the actual number of 2.1-million last year. However Polak says she always thought it was much higher compared with the estimated number. “My own [...]

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Reaction to Translink losses

October 18, 2012
Reaction to Translink losses

CKNW News has learned Coast Mountain bus drivers pushed the ‘fare not paid button’ on board their coaches 2.1-million times in 2011. If you multiply that with the cheapest fare of two-dollars-50 cents, that’s just over five-million-dollars in lost revenue. Bus drivers union boss Don McLeod figures that number’s on the low side, “You we’d like [...]

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Crews trying to put out huge fire at Delta barn

October 14, 2012
Crews trying to put out huge fire at Delta barn

Emergency crews have closed some Delta streets as they try to get a large fire under control. A barn on 59th Avenue is fully involved, and firefighters are treating it as a defensive operation. Callers to CKNW say the fire is highly visible. “we’ve got cops blocking the road, transit is stopped there, and there’s [...]

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Cops in alleged Creston assault remain on duty

October 10, 2012
Cops in alleged Creston assault remain on duty

Campen, 50, claims he was beaten by the two officers at a Creston bar last Friday. Global TV BC News

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