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More jail won’t solve Canada’s aboriginal incarceration problem

April 5, 2013

It’s possible the federal Safe Streets Act will simply make our national disgrace into an international embarrassment globeandmail – British Columbia

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Furlong’s allegations detailed in civil claim

November 28, 2012
Furlong’s allegations detailed in civil claim

We now have the details of John Furlong’s lawsuit against the reporter and local newspaper that published allegations of physical and mental abuse against him. Furlong’s civil claim says the Sept. 27 report by Laura Robinson in the Georgia Straight is “false and defamatory.” It says during his time as a teacher in Burns Lake [...]

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Burnaby school finds rock’n’roll the answer

November 22, 2012

The well-to-do can wear jeans full of holes but for a poor boy jeans ripped almost to the crotch and held together by pins and embarrassment are a stigma, not a fashion statement. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Police response to Pickton’s victims an ‘embarrassment,’ former mayor says

May 17, 2012

Mix of indifference and incompetence within the Vancouver police and the RCMP allowed the killing to go on for years, missing women inquiry told The Globe and Mail – British Columbia RSS feed

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Failed police investigation into Pickton a ‘major embarrassment’: former mayor(2)

May 16, 2012
Failed police investigation into Pickton a ‘major embarrassment’: former mayor(2)

The fact that Robert Pickton’s victims were poor, drug-addicted sex workers from Vancouver’s blighted Downtown Eastside contributed to the slow police response, a former mayor told a public inquiry Wednesday. Global TV BC News Incoming searches:darcy lee ohlson drug traffickingdarcy lee ohlson estate confiscated arrested drug fiddlehead forge

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