VANCOUVER - A three-week inquiry got underway on Tuesday into the behaviour of Vancouver police officers during the Guns N' Roses riot in November 2002.
Robert Parent and Detlef Schroeder filed complaints under the B.C. Police Act that they were injured when officers used unnecessary and excessive force
6 May 2004
The Vancouver-Kingsway NDP Executive says the BC Fed leaders
President Hugo Chavez Frias: Today's capture of Colombian paramilitaries
is a blow against opposition terrorism
Partial results of a new poll commissioned by the Coalition are leaked
this Knight Ridder article. They indicate that most Iraqis now want
troops to leave. A year ago, only 17% felt that way. Sixteen hundred
adults in seven cities were polled in mid-April (before the abuse
broke, no doubt accentuating this sentiment).
Vancouver Liberal MLA Lorne Mayencourt wants to ban squeegee kids and aggressive panhandlers, and he's introduced a private member's bill to do it.
Vancouver Sun; Thursday, May 6, 2004;
By Michael McCullough
In a year that has seen B.C.'s labour relations climate once again turn
stormy, an Ontario security company that specializes in strikes and lockouts
is setting up shop in Vancouver.
Vancouver Sun - May 8, 2004
- By William Boei
TransLink directors killed the RAV line on Friday, saying the $1.5-billion
Richmond-Airport-Vancouver rapid transit project was a Rolls-Royce option
while a Chevy 2 would do the job just as well.
Vancouver's police crackdown on the Downtown Eastside drug market didn't deter users from taking drugs, didn't prompt them to go into treatment, and didn't change the price of drugs, says a report published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
(now that's a surprising outcome.....)
Sorry for the interruption folks. Our service provider, Telus, is incompetent and provides shoddy support, even for their 'business class' customers.
Users were experiencing difficulties downloading their email and loading web pages on resist.ca from about 2:30PM Friday until 12:00PM Monday. Everything should be back to normal for now.
We really need to stop using Telus and get ourselves on a real colocation but the cost is prohibitive at the moment. If this weekend was an inconvenince to you, SEND US MONEY!
"The lesson has been clear for a very long time. The problem is that the union bureaucracy is congenitally incapable of resistance. It is a privileged layer that can only operate in conditions of stalemate in the class struggle. A decisive victory by working people eliminates the need for them, because the energized roots don't need them."
BURNABY, BC, May 4 /CNW/ - Gold River deputy mayor and city councillor,
Craig Anderson, told reporters at a Vancouver press conference that Premier
Campbell informed his council in an out-of-session meeting that Bill 75, the
Special Projects Streamlining Act, was designed specifically to force
through the Richmond-airport-Vancouver (RAV) rapid transit line over
HUNTINGDON, QUE. - The town of Huntingdon wants to impose a curfew on its teenagers because of a growing problem with vandalism and crime.
The town's council has proposed a 10 p.m. curfew for anyone under 18, but not everyone in Huntingdon thinks the curfew is going to solve the town's problems.
- Thu, 06 May 2004 -
Less than three weeks after assuming the top post at McDonald's
Corp. following his predecessor's death from a heart attack,
chief executive Charlie Bell underwent colon cancer surgery.
Here are three more articles on the sellout of the HEU and BC workers. One by [removed], one by the BC Provincial Executive Committee, Communist Party of Canada and one by radical at large, Macdonald Stainsby.
On Monday, May 3rd the community of Kanehsatake was forced once again to
defend its Territory against an outside and invading police force loyal to
the ousted and former chief Jimmy Gabriel. During the night of the 3rd,
Kanehsatake community member, Joe David died as a result of injuries he
had sustained five years earlier.