January 21, 2018

Premier reacts to memo leak and nasty comments

Premier Christy Clark is deflecting questions about more alleged misdeeds by members of her government. Speaking after attending an anti-bullying event at  Vancouver's Point Grey secondary clark refused to call  long time Liberal MLA Kevin Krueger a bully for offensive comments he's made about another political party. "It's  not … [Read more...]

Vancouver Mayor reacts to Kits Coast Guard base closure

Vancouver's Mayor says the sudden closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base has left the city's harbour vulnerable. Gregor Robertson says he was shocked and disappointed with Ottawa's decision. He says now he has huge concerns for life and safety risks, adding "We have Police and Fire boats that are now basically the default here, don't have the … [Read more...]

Family reacts to Coroner’s Jury recommendations

Despite the Coroner's Jury findings, 10-year-old Eric Tran reads out a statement to the media to show his family is still hurting. His dad, Ut Van Tran, was one of the workers who died at the Langley mushroom farm in 2008.  "I want my dad back. give my dad back to my mom. money won't bring him back. It won't heal the scars." Her 11-year-old … [Read more...]

BC Teachers Federation reacts to the BC College of Teachers changes.

  The BC Teachers Federation is calling the whole sale make over of the BC Teacher College "regrettable" and "unnecessary."   BCTF President Susan Lambert says the move will diminish the voice of of BC teachers.  When asked about accusations the federation was interfering with the college's ability to discipline teachers Lambert said … [Read more...]

Vancouver mayor reacts to VPD riot review

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson says he'll consider implementing a recommendation to have airport style security during large public events. It is a suggestion contained in the Vancouver Police review of the Stanley Cup riot The review says regional police need more training together to deal with huge public events. It … [Read more...]