Tag Archives: Gary Collins

The leak: what it means

A purported RCMP “continuation report” document leaked to Alex Tsakumis reveals what appears to be a bribe offered by the chief officer of the BC Liberal Party to David Basi in order to secure action by the Finance Minster that … Continue reading

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BC Rail: Unfinished business

On Dec. 14, 2004 Gary Collins suddenly announced his resignation as Finance Minster in the BC Liberal government.  Collins also announced he wouldn’t be running for a third term in the upcoming election, scheduled for May 2005. The announcement shocked … Continue reading

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BC Rail Corruption Trial: Re-organizing the deck chairs

Here are my notes from this morning’s BC Rail Corruption trial session in Courtroom 54 of the BC Supreme Court: Crown not ready, re-organizing trial strategy Eliminating witnesses, reducing trial length Will take till Monday next to get ready. Outside … Continue reading

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