Posts Tagged ‘ Wally Oppal ’

Missing women cases could get a National Inquiry

July 25, 2013
Missing women cases could get a National Inquiry

Canada’s Premiers are joining the call for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.   Ernie Crey lost his sister Dawn, her DNA was found on convicted serial killer Robert Pickton’s pig farm. Crey says a national inquiry is a step in the right direction, “I do think there is a need [...]

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Point resigns from Missing Women advisory group

May 17, 2013
Point resigns from Missing Women advisory group

The families of the women murdered by serial killer Robert Pickton are surprised to learn several recommendations made in December by Missing Women Commissioner Wally Oppal are now on hold. Attorney General Shirley Bond has confirmed former Lieutenant Governor Steven Point has resigned as chair of a special advisory committee ensuring improvements are made. Lilliane [...]

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Delta to host forum on regional policing

March 11, 2013
Delta to host forum on regional policing

The municipality of Delta is hosting a forum later this week on regional policing. The meeting is open to the public and will feature a panel discussion involving Vancouver Police, the RCMP and Wally Oppal — whose Missing Women Commission report recommends a regional force. Delta Mayor Lois Jackson is against police amalgamation — she [...]

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Liberal government talking regional policing — again

February 27, 2013

The provincial government is reviving the idea of a regional police force in Metro Vancouver – just in time for the provincial election. Justice Minister Shirley Bond has released a long awaited report on policing including how the government plans to respond to Wally Oppal’s Missing Women Inquiry.  One commitment – to spend two years [...]

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Delta Mayor rejects Regional Police idea

January 24, 2013
Delta Mayor rejects Regional Police idea

The Mayor of Delta held a news conference this morning to formally reject the key finding of Missing Women Commissioner Wally Oppal. Lois Jackson says a regional police force would be worse for Delta, not better. She says, “we have excellent police here in Delta.  We have a community police service that never quits and [...]

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