Saturday, December 29, 2012

"Marginalization continued"

Writing in The Tyee, Bob Mackin makes an incisive point about recent work of remittance man Wally Oppal, the loyal BC Liberal go-between when $6-million cash from taxpayers topped up Basi/Virk prosecutor Berardino's offer of slap-on-the-wrist sentences in return for an end to the BC Rail trial.

After Year of Highs and Lows, Five Questions for 2013, Bob Mackin, The Tyee
[Wally Oppal's] report was dated Nov. 19, but the release was held off until the Monday of the final business week of the calendar year, a week before Christmas. Even in the Oppal Commission's final major act, the marginalization continued. Reporters and victims' families were given just an hour in a lockup to review the phone book-thick, nearly 1,500-page report before Oppal's news conference.

By comparison, when the Stanley Cup riot report was released in 2011, there was a 90-minute lockup to review just 386 pages.
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3 comments:

  1. This is why we need to join with Idle No More.

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  2. And aparently nowone else was involved. What a crock of #$@% ! A teary teary whitewash by wally. Nothing that we didn't know already.

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  3. The arrogance of this government and its"hacks", knows no bounds. What a complete crock!
    Turf these incompetent clowns now...

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