February 18, 2018

Idle No More protesters disappointed Senator Brazeau facing charges

Idle No More protesters outside a Burnaby hotel where Prime Minister Stephen Harper spent the Friday say like him, they feel let down by Patrick Brazeau, a First Nations Senator now charged with assault and sexual assault. "Stephen Harper's got to go, hey, hey, ho, ho," they chanted. A handful of demonstrators say they were disappointed to learn … [Read more...]

First Nations disappointed in pipeline proposal expansion

The Tseil-Wauthuth First Nation is disappointed but not suprised at the announcement that Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion proposal has grown. Council member Carleen Thomas says the announcement begs the question, where will it end?  What will Kinder Morgan be asking for next? "Will there be dredging under the Second Narrows Bridge to make … [Read more...]

Whistler RCMP disappointed with rowdy pub patrons

Whistler RCMP say it's a real disappointment. They were called to a jam-packed pub Saturday night. About fifty people started to get nasty when the bar filled up and no more people were allowed inside. One suspect was egged on by the crowd to resist arrest. Whistler RCMP Sergeant Rob Knapton said one even tried grabbing an officer's gun. Now a … [Read more...]

Province “disappointed” after another day of cross examining Enbridge officials

The province is still not happy with the answers they are getting from Enbridge at the review panel into the Northern Gateway proposal. Environment minister Terry Lake says Enbridge officials didn't have much to say when grilled about oil spill response. "Well I would say we were disappointed in the level of detail that Northern Gateway was able to … [Read more...]

BCCLA disappointed at court ruling on HIV disclosure

The Supreme Court of Canada has clarified what people with HIV can do to avoid being criminally charged. The court has ruled people who have low-levels of the disease and wear a condom do not have to inform sex partners about their condition. The same court had ruled in 1998 anyone who did not could be charged with aggravated sex assault. The … [Read more...]

BCGEU “disappointed” by latest short list for LDB sale

The BC Government Employees Union says the latest short list of companies to buy liquor distribution services is telling.  President Darryl Walker says the province missed an opportunity to put the brakes on the sale.   "I had kind of an inkling that perhaps that might take place at this point this is a point where they could have said … [Read more...]

Stakeholders disappointed after Coast Guard concerns fall on deaf ears

The general manager of the Jericho Sailing Centre is wondering why the Fisheries minister bother to meet with stakeholders at all.  Mike Cotter says not one of the stakeholders who met with Keith Ashfield were supportive of the closing of Kits Coast Guard base.  He even says they left the meeting feeling optmistic the minister took their … [Read more...]

Polak disappointed by Musqueam protest

Aboriginal Relations Minister Mary Polak says she's disappointed with the Musqueam Indian band for staging a protest that shut down traffic in Vancouver today. Polak says the band should resolve its concerns over a development on the site of an ancient burial ground at the bargaining table, saying there are some new proposals. "One of the proposals … [Read more...]

Abbott “disappointed” with state of negotiations

Education Minister George Abbott says he's disappointed with the state of negotiations. With phase one of job action set for Tuesday, Abbott has a frank message for the union. "I'm quite disappointed to be blunt about it, particularly with the teachers federation. They're proposing to start their phase one on Tuesday and there's been very little … [Read more...]

Akram disappointed over Mohammad Amir's career going off the rails

Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram has expressed his disappointment over fast bowler Mohammad Amir's international career going off the rails because of a spot fixing scandal last year in Eng Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]