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BC Police Chief Association Records

It would be great for other people knowledgeable about policing in British Columbia to go through these records that I've obtained pertaining to the BC Association of Chiefs of Police and BC Association of Municipal Chiefs of Police. If you do,  please tell me what you learn. Here's the back story: Are BC Police Chiefs

By |2013-11-20T02:29:35+00:00November 19th, 2013|2 Comments

Coup de Police

Secret police chief association records provoke serious questions about lack of police oversight in this province. As I read through hundreds of pages of records from two BC associations of chiefs of police, I discovered that a letter I had sent to the West Vancouver Police Department Chief Constable had been turned over to all

By |2013-10-30T05:11:48+00:00October 30th, 2013|2 Comments

Accountability Crisis

When our governments are going rogue, who or what is going to hold them to account?   Lately I’ve been running into so much lack of legal accountability at the most fundamental operating levels of our public agencies, I don’t know where to turn to demand accountability. After investigating the BC Premier’s Office and its

By |2013-10-10T15:35:34+00:00October 10th, 2013|0 Comments

“Curiouser and Curiouser”

Ruling on BC Police Chiefs contradictory and confusing. (Originally published in Focus, July 2013) In May, Acting Deputy Registrar of Lobbyists Jay Fedorak issued a decision that the BC Association of Chiefs of Police (BCACP) and Municipal Chiefs of Police (BCAMCP) do not need to register as political lobby groups under BC’s Lobbyists Registration Act.

By |2013-07-04T00:51:59+00:00July 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Meet Your Doctor’s Generous Friend

Pharmaceutical companies have paid billions of dollars in fines in the US for giving bribes and kickbacks to doctors. Are their drug sales representatives behaving any differently in Victoria? "Dinner and Yankee game with family. Talked about Paxil studies in children.” That note, written by a drug sales representative about his evening with a doctor and

By |2013-07-02T19:26:59+00:00July 2nd, 2013|1 Comment
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