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The Oliphant Commission Part 2

It’s been all-Pickton all the time but I’m taking a brief break for what I hope is my second (and last) Oliphant Commission post. In Part 1 I told you about being subpoenaed by the Oliphant Commission; now I’d like to share the letter my lawyer, Brendan Van Niejenhuis, wrote to Nancy Brooks, one ofContinue Reading

It’s here: The end of the Pickton legal process

It’s been a crazy few days. Last week, almost three years after Robert William Pickton was found guilty on six counts of second degree murder, lthe Supreme Court of Canada upheld the guilty verdict and ruled against a new trial. This week the Crown prosecutors stayed twenty counts of first degree murder against Pickton andContinue Reading

The Oliphant Commission: Part 1

Like many Canadians, I waited with great interest for Justice Jeffrey Oliphant’s report on “certain dealings” between arms dealer Karlheinz Schreiber and Brian Mulroney. And when it appeared on May 31, 2010, I was surprised by its severity towards our former prime minister. I expected a slap on the wrist, not a shellacking behind theContinue Reading

Back in touch

Many people have sent notes for this blog over the last few months; I have not published most of them because they contained information that could reveal the sender’s identity.Several of these people told me they were concerned about this issue. Some of you had information for me and asked for a response, but becauseContinue Reading

The original tip-off about the Airbus bribes

After hunting through boxes of archived research for my 2001 Airbus book, The Last Amigo, I found an anonymous note I received in 1988 when I was working at the Globe and Mail. It’s not easy to read here, so here’s what it says: DEAR STEVIE, YOUR RECENT ARTICLE IN THE GLOBE’S REPORT ON BUSINESSContinue Reading

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