On Thu, 5 Jul 2018 15:41:40 -0700 (PDT), ***@gmail.com wrote:
>On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 1:36:40 PM UTC-7, gordo wrote:
>> Is British Columbia the most corrupt province in the country? If there
>> was any doubt before, I think its been safely removed now.
>> Former RCMP deputy commissioner Peter Germans report into money
>> laundering in the provinces casinos is ground-breaking but also
>> deeply disturbing. It confirms why people are losing faith in the
>> ability of public institutions to safeguard our interests. There has
>> rightly been much talk and focus on the former Liberal government and
>> its failure to address a crime epidemic that many sources warned them
>> about. Less attention has been trained on the police and their
>> ineffectiveness in this sorry drama."
>We're certainly NOT "the most corrupt province in the country". We WERE corrupted by a right wing BC Liberal party that used proceeds from casinos, online gambling and knew, but turned a blind eye to, very suspicious purchases of real estate by foreigners using their ethnic partners in BC.
>Now we have an NDP government that has been delving into these corrupt activities under nearly 16 years of the conservative governments of Gordon Campbell and Christy Clark.
>If you had said "Is British Columbia reeling from the effects of corruption?" you might have made a more factual statement.
>We have one of the best provincial governments in the country now. And we should be applauding the hard work Horgan and his people are doing to make things right - and better for the future.
Of course. The slim majority is doing a great job.
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