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Charges laid in Vancouver’s first murder of the year

April 25, 2013
Charges laid in Vancouver’s first murder of the year

Two men are facing charges in Vancouver’s first murder on the year after a 19 year old man died after getting in a weapons filled brawl in January. Vancouver Police Inspector Laurence Rankin says two men were arrested last night. “20 year old Amritpal Dhillon has been charged with second degree murder 18 year old [...]

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Craig McInnes: MP’s indignation at being excluded from pipeline hearing fails the smell test

January 5, 2013

Oh the outrage. Murray Rankin, recently elected Member of Parliament for Victoria, showed up at the Joint Review Panel public hearing in his own riding Friday morning only to be turned away. “I was well dressed and didn’t appear to be radical and I had my MP pin on, hoping that would give me some [...]

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Victoria MP claims he was kicked out of Enbridge hearings

January 5, 2013
Victoria MP claims he was kicked out of Enbridge hearings

Provincial and federal New Democrats tried to get into the Northern Gateway review panel hearings as they resumed in Victoria today, but were refused.   B.C.’s environment minister, however, says it’s just political games. Terry Lake says the NDP has already said it opposes the Enbridge pipeline.   “I think it is clear that the [...]

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Police recommend more charges in Stanley Cup riot, bringing total to 1,040

December 22, 2012

The Integrated Riot Investigation Team has recommended a 10th round of charges against people alleged to have participated in the Stanley Cup riot. Insp. Laurence Rankin said Friday that 168 criminal charges against 40 more alleged rioters have been forwarded on to Crown counsel. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Trial involving gangster killed in Monday continues

November 28, 2012

It looks as if a trial involving now-dead gangster, Sukh Dhak will go on. BC Supreme Court says the trial is set to continue December 3rd. Dhak and  his bodyguard, Thomas Mantel were gunned down and killed at Burnaby’s Executive Inn hotel Monday. Dhak was accused of producing ecstasy, conspiracy to produce it, and possession of [...]

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