VANCOUVER – The B.C. Liberal government has failed British Columbians seeking justice in discrimination cases, in particular Indo-Canadian veterinarians, by not renewing the appointment of B.C. Human Rights Tribunal chair, say the New Democrats.
NANAIMO — The B.C. Liberal cutbacks to the criminal justice system are putting public safety at risk, says New Democrat attorney general critic Leonard Krog.
And Krog says the cuts – leading to a lack of judges – are also threatening the fundamental right of citizens to have timely access to the courts.
VICTORIA – At a time when the demand for legal aid services is on the rise across the province, the LawLINE designed to help British Columbians access justice is losing its funding thanks to the inaction of the B.C. Liberals.
VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberals must stop ignoring the problem of domestic violence and implement the jury recommendations resulting from the coroner’s inquest into the Oak Bay murder-suicide of the Lee family in 2007, New Democrats said today.
NANAIMO – On the sixth anniversary of the unprecedented police raid on the legislature, New Democrat MLA Leonard Krog says British Columbians are still waiting on the B.C. Liberals to come clean in the B.C. Rail corruption scandal.
VICTORIA – The provincial government must come to the table and negotiate a fair resolution with survivors of abuse at Woodlands School excluded from a settlement reached earlier this week, the New Democrats said today.
VICTORIA – At a time when the demand for legal aid services is on the rise across the province, the B.C. Liberals are dealing a second round of deep cuts to resources that help British Columbians access justice, said New Democrat Attorney General critic Leonard Krog today.
VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberals are failing to protect children in the workplace, the New Democrats said this week in the legislature.
New Democrat labour critic Raj Chouhan introduced a motion in the legislature on Monday calling on the B.C. Liberals to re-implement protections for young workers that the Campbell government eliminated in 2003.
VICTORIA - Reneging on yet another pre-election promise, the B.C. Liberals have pulled over 60 per cent of promised funding from the Justice Education Society, a non-profit Canadian leader in public legal aid education, the New Democrats said today.
VICTORIA – The disappearance of thousands of email records surrounding the B.C. Rail corruption case is making the B.C. Liberals’ credibility gap even wider, say the New Democrats.
The court heard yesterday that emails most likely to contain specific information about the sale were precisely the ones that have not been found.