November 20, 2017

Developer responds to former Prime Minister’s law suit

The developers of a new residential highrise in downtown Vancouver have filed a response to legal action being taken by a former Prime Minister - who wants her money back. A day after it was revealed Kim Campbell is one of more than a dozen buyers suing the builders of the Hotel Georgia, they've denied any wrongdoing. Documents filed in … [Read more...]

Former Prime Minister suing Vancouver developer

A former prime minister is now one of more than a dozen buyers suing the developers of a high-end Vancouver highrise that was supposed to be ready for occupancy last year. Kim Campbell was one of the first to buy a condo at the new Hotel Georgia when plans were announced in 2007. She made a 368-thousand dollar deposit and was promised her … [Read more...]

Mayor’s former foster son gets prison time

Jinagh Navas-Rivas has been handed prison time on drug offences. He's the former foster son of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. He's been handed  four years on two counts of cocaine trafficing and weapons offences. Earlier in the day, the mayor spoke about his former foster son's legal troubles. "All I'd say is he is in court today, he has … [Read more...]

Campbell’s Former Chief of Staff calls on Premier to resign

Martyn Brown the former Chief of Staff for Gordon Campbell called on Premier Christy Clark to resign as Premier. Brown called for the Premier's resignation on The World Today with Jon McComb The ethnic out reach scandal has been added as another chapter in Brown's ebook called "Towards new government in British Columbia". You can … [Read more...]

Olympic wrestler wins nomination over former punk rocker

Olympic Wrestler Chris Wilson will be the BC NDP candidate for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain after beating out a well-known opponent. He was up against Joe Keithley, a former member of punk band DOA. Wilson is the executive director for Kidsport Tri-Cities, and a world champion wrestler with multiple Olympic medals. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Former cop punished over jail cell scuffle

A former Vancouver Police officer has been handed a five-day suspension for how he treated a man in jail. An internal investigation found that Special Constable Thomas Driscoll abused his authority. A man who has been arrested drunk at a bar wasn't obeying instructions while in a jail cell one night in 2010. He and driscoll got into a scuffle, and … [Read more...]

Clark ‘just delighted’ to have former rival running for Liberals

Premier Christy Clark rejects any suggestion the Liberals' nomination race in Vancouver-False Creek didn't go her way. The race featured Clark’s friend, Lorne Mayencourt, and former Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan, who, with 53 per cent of the vote, secured the nomination. An interesting result to political watchers, since Sullivan upset Clark … [Read more...]

Former Metis-support group director placed on sex-offender registry

A former executive director of a Surrey-based Metis family support group will be on the national sex offender registry for life. The Ontario Superior Court also sentenced Bill Lee to five and a half years in prison,  leaving him with two years left to serve, a year probation, a decade weapon prohibition, and he must submit his DNA. Lee pleaded … [Read more...]

Former deputy Minister beats former Vancouver Councilor for Vancouver Quilchena Liberal nomination

A lawyer, licensed physician and former Deputy Minister of Economic Development will be the BC Liberal candidate for Vancouver Quilchena. Andrew Wilkinson won the nomination Sunday night. He was up against former Vancouver City Councilor Suzanne Anton. Wilkinson thanked Anton, adding the party has a renewed team, a strong leader and … [Read more...]

Former Transit Police officer charged with assault

A former Transit Police officer has been charged with assault stemming from a fight outside a bar in New Westminster last summer. Brian Lawson was off duty and on sick  leave when he was arrested September 12th. He's facing one count of assault causing bodily harm and assaulting a police officer. Lawson's due in court March 6th. He … [Read more...]