Month: June 2022

Armed ERT unit was near Saanich bank on another call just before suspects emerged with guns, police chief says

The Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) was nearby at an unrelated call and managed to quickly redeploy, arriving in time to engage two armed suspects who were shot dead earlier this week exiting a Saanich bank, the police department’s chief told reporters at a news conference Thursday. Saanich police Chief Dean Duthie said the ERT’s tactical medical unit was able […]

Prominent Canadian lawyer to lead review of Gymnastics Canada in wake of abuse allegations

Richard McLaren, who led investigations into Russian doping and corruption in the International Weightlifting Federation, will create Gymnastics Canada’s culture review roadmap after athletes spoke out about abusive practices. McLaren Global Sport Solutions, headed by Canadian law professor McLaren, said Thursday it will work with Gymnastics Canada as the national governing body seeks changes that […]

Junior AG usurping DPP’s role

News Darren Bahaw 8 Minutes Ago Chaguanas West MP Dinesh Rambally – Photo courtesy Parliament Opposition MP Dinesh Rambally has said statements by the Minister in the Office of the Attorney General Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal on making sure the people charged in the Piarco corruption matter are brought to trial are “a shocking and blatant attempt […]

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