REAL SCOOP: Police renew reward in hunt for fugitive UN gangster

Credit to Author: Kim Bolan| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:36:53 +0000

B.C.’s anti-gang police believe they are closing in on United Nations gang fugitive Conor D’Monte, who was charged with murder in 2011. Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit Sgt. Brenda Winpenny said in a news release Tuesday that police have received more than 20 tips about D’Monte’s possible location since offering a $100,000 reward in January […]

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REAL SCOOP: Ex-Surrey Six cop gets denied legal aid

Credit to Author: Kim Bolan| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 22:34:07 +0000

Derek Brassington was one of three former IHIT investigators who pleaded guilty earlier this year for misconduct while working on the Surrey Six murder case. I managed to get a copy of a letter sent to Brassington over the summer telling him his legal bills won’t be covered by the force. It’s interesting because while […]

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REAL SCOOP:

Credit to Author: Kim Bolan| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:25:03 +0000

Derek Brassington was one of three former IHIT investigators who pleaded guilty earlier this year for misconduct while working on the Surrey Six murder case. I managed to get a copy of a letter sent to Brassington over the summer telling him his legal bills won’t be covered by the force. It’s interesting because while […]

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REAL SCOOP: Sophon Sek agrees to return to Cambodia

Credit to Author: Kim Bolan| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 04:20:27 +0000

So I learned Friday that Sophon Sek had already been transferred into Immigration detention after he reached his statutory release date on Sept. 27. I was able to cover his seven-day detention hearing Monday via telephone as it was held in Atlantic Canada. He is not fighting deportation to Cambodia though he hasn’t been there […]

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Douglas Todd: How the election is playing out in local Chinese-language media

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2019 21:01:37 +0000

Opinion: More than 300,000 people in Hong Kong hold Canadian passports — and October 21 marks the first Canadian election in which they can cast a ballot.

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Hundreds wing it, show support for bereaved families in Butterfly Run

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2019 19:07:40 +0000

Rick Hansen, the Man in Motion icon who understands going all out for a cause, took part in the Butterfly Run 5K and was impressed. As were the wonderful women with butterfly wings and painted faces, the kids in their new white T-shirts, the groups running for lost or grieving loved ones

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Douglas Todd: Once abhorred, foreign-buyers tax now mainstream in Canada

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 21:00:02 +0000

Opinion: Canada’s three centre-left parties are mirroring B.C. on the foreign-buyers tax, with the Greens’ showing a willingness to look at an outright ban.

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REAL SCOOP: Sophon Sek gets stat release, but likely to be deported

Credit to Author: Kim Bolan| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 03:33:38 +0000

Sophon Sek got a much longer sentence for trafficking drugs and possessing firearms than he did for helping the Surrey Six killers get access to the Balmoral Tower in 2007 so they could kill six people. Now he has been granted statutory release after serving two-thirds of a five year, 10-month sentence. The Parole Board […]

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