Category Archives: law

Bureaucracy vs. Democracy

Examining the bureaucratic causes of public failure, economic repression, and voter alienation Philip K. Howard Center Working Paper No. 113 February 2019 This talks about the US and Wasington but the bureaucracies in Canada are similar or worse in many … Continue reading

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WPS pension changes and off topic but important comment and response

Nov 6 2019 – Concerned Citizens of Winnipeg and Manitoba Find comment below from article and post about City of Winnipeg plans to change the police pension bylaw to make the pension more sustainable using the new Provincial public sector … Continue reading

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Winnipeg property appraiser claims city targeted him, clients for ‘economic injury’

Manitoba Rocky Neufeld alleges his success at tax appeals led city to penalize his clients Bartley Kives – CBC News Posted: October 30, 2019 – CBC Winnipeg City Hall Winnipeg’s chief financial officer, top tax assessor and other officials are … Continue reading

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B.C. senior slapped with $368 distracted driving fine for cellphone in cup holder | Globalnews.ca

BY EMILY LAZATIN CKNW Posted October 1, 2019 Updated October 2, 2019 A very large portion of traffic enforcement is focused on targeting known and even created engineering deficiencies to maximize revenue. It comes at the cost of proper public … Continue reading

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Man dies in hospital, 1 week after police use to force arrest him: Manitoba IIU

Megan Benedictson, Digital Video journalist @CTVMDB Oct 1, 2019 Winnipeg police The Winnipeg Police Service notified the IIU of the death on Tuesday. (File image.) Manitoba’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a 27-year-old man, after officers used force … Continue reading

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Police advise to not chase property thiefs plus info about stand your ground and self defense laws

Manitoba Headingley RCMP urging victims of theft not to pursue suspects Warning comes after string of chases, including one that ended in crash: Headingley RCMP CBC News · Posted: Sep 16, 2019 4:33 PM CT | Last Updated: September 16 … Continue reading

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Globe editorial: In Hong Kong, Carrie Lam just admitted what everyone knows: Beijing calls the shots – The Globe and Mail

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-in-hong-kong-carrie-lam-just-admitted-what-everyone-knows-beijing/

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