“Call in the cops” — B.C. wants action on money-laundering

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June 27, 2018


VANCOUVER — British Columbians are calling for a dedicated anti-corruption task force, like the UPAC police unit in Quebec, to investigate connections between money-laundering, drug dealers, major political donors and B.C. politicians.

“Today’s release of the first German report is a good first step, but it really only scratches the surface,” said Dogwood democracy campaigner Lisa Sammartino. “Why did regulators and elected officials turn a blind eye to this criminal activity for so long? British Columbians deserve answers.”

Former deputy RCMP commissioner Peter German’s scathing report on B.C. casinos was released to the public today by Attorney General David Eby. Subsequent editions of German’s investigation, probing luxury cars and real estate, are expected in the coming months.

Seven years ago, persistent questions about organized crime, rigged public contracts and illegal political donations forced the government of Quebec to launch UPAC, the Permanent Anti-Corruption Unit. The coordinated task force brings together police, financial crime experts and inspectors from different government ministries to identify patterns of fraud, bid-rigging, bribery and collusion.

“Until last fall, B.C. was even more vulnerable than Quebec, because of our lack of election finance laws,” said Sammartino. “The casino industry, the real estate sector and luxury auto dealers were all major political donors. Did that money slow the government’s response to this crisis? British Columbians deserve to know.”

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About Dogwood:

Dogwood is B.C.’s largest non-partisan citizen group, uniting more than 260,000 British Columbians to take back power over our environment and democracy.

For more information:

Lisa Sammartino

3 Responses to ““Call in the cops” — B.C. wants action on money-laundering”

  1. Rita Parker says:

    Realtors, developers and municipal governments need serious investigation as well.

  2. Dear Lisa,

    Following is a letter sent to the Canadian Prime minister that is self-explanatory. The main problem is the corrupt court judges. If the law is not enforced by the courts than regardless of how many task forces we have it is not going to make any difference. Please read my petition to the United Nations General Assembly and help me to help you and others.

    Mohd Ali Hirji and Parin Mohd Al Hirji Lalani
    1084 Lillooet Road,
    North Vancouver,
    British Columbia V7J 2H8, Canada.
    moh2@ shaw.ca

    Following Email was sent to The Honourable Prime minister Mr. Justin Trudeau and all 338 Members of the Canadian Parliament.

    July 9, 2018

    Dear Canadian Citizens and friends, All Honourable Members of the Canadian Parliament, and the Media.
    I am sharing this information and the Petition filed in the United Nations General Assembly with all the friends and Legal professionals as well as the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould because in my view this issue is of paramount National importance as this issue affects all of us in one way or the other.

    This is probably the first time in the history of Canada to the best of my knowledge that the Supreme Court of Canada has indicated to a litigant that they have lost Jurisdiction on the subject matter in a case and the court has confirmed that it has no remedies for him and has left him without the remedies. The Indisputable court evidence confirms The Supreme Court of Canada has willfully committed fraud on the Hirjis in a case Indexed at Hirji v. The Owners Strata Corporation Plan VR-44 2015 BCSC 2043.

    If you agree with the well-established Rule of Law that “No man in this country is so high that he is above the law. No officer of the law may set that law at defiance with impunity. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest, are creatures of the law and are bound to obey it” then please read my petition to U.N and help me to help others from suffering the same fate at the hands of irresponsible Judicial officers as we have.

    If you consider our “Fight Against Injustice” by the Canadian courts and our demands from the Government of Canada are reasonable and just for unlawfully destroying our lives, reputation, credibility, and image by abusing the trusted judicial office then please join me and others in our fight against injustices committed by the courts and sign my petition and support me by clicking on this link and share this petition with all our friends https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/535/960/828/.

    The Government of Canada and the leadership so far have failed to take any positive actions to protect our fundamental rights that are guaranteed by the Canadian Constitution and a right to a fair trial by an impartial judge and equal benefit of the law and reluctantly I have to take my plea to the Canadian Citizens and the United Nations General Assembly.

    Your valuable support, advice, opinions and criticism on my Facebook Timeline or on my email will be greatly appreciated. The following is the jest of the petition to the United Nations;
    Hirjis are seeking a public apology from Government of Canada for Fraud committed by the Supreme Court of Canada. Please Read the full details in an updated petition to the United Nations with indisputable facts and evidence.

    The indisputable evidence submitted at the trial and in this petition confirms that the Hirjis’ proved their burden of proof and their prima facie case at the trial. The evidence confirms the defendants failed to negate the Hirjis’ prima facie case at the trial in a case Indexed at Hirji v. The Owners Strata Corporation Plan VR-44 2015 BCSC 2043.

    The Court records confirm Madam Justice Sharma (“the trial judge”) systematically suppressed all material facts and evidence submitted by the Hirjis’ at the trial and fabricated and made-up the facts in almost entire Reasons for Judgment either on trial judge’s own accord or on the instructions of the higher official(s) of the “Administration of Justice” to unlawfully dismiss the Hirjis’ case to protect the interest of the defendants and their insurers.

    The indisputable evidence confirms that the judges of Court of the appeal of British Columbia Madam justice Newbury, Mr. justice Ian T. Donald, Madam Justice Mary E. Saunders, and madam justice Elizabeth A. Bennett and the Supreme Court of Canada judge Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C.Chief Justice of Canada, Honourable Justice Russell Brown, Honourable Justice Clément Gascon, Honourable Justice Suzanne Côté, Honourable Justice Malcolm Rowe, Honourable Justice Andromache Karakatsanis, Honourable justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, Honourable Justice Michael J. Moldaver, Honourable Justice Richard Wagner, approved the void orders of the trial judge and failed to carry out their judicial duties and failed to uphold the rule of the law of the land.

    The judicial officers violated the provisions of the Constitution and aided and abetted the unlawful acts of the trial judge and approved the enforcement of the void orders of the trial judge that would unlawfully strip down the Hirjis of their lives assets and make them homeless. Click on this link to read the full Petition with Indisputable evidence submitted to the United Nations General Assembly and the Human Rights Council. https://www.mohdhirji.com/

    I will be updating my website periodically and the decision of the United Nations and will update and post the developments and the steps taken by the Government and the leadership and each members of the Canadian parliament to remedy this miscarriage of justice and the failures of the Government to protect our fundamental rights and Honor the guarantees that are enshrined in the Canadian Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedom.

    Yours Truly,
    Mohd Ali Hirji.

  3. Jonna says:

    There are many cases in which Justice Neena Sharma has suppressed evidence. There is a pattern to her foolishness and you will note that if you are financially secure she will most likely rule againt you and violate your rights by misrepresenting the facts.

    This woman is a disgrace to our justice system and should be removed from the bench for her mere stupidity.

    You cannot judge her but God will judge here. She is on a power trip and believes she is above the law.

    You just keep at it and push forward do not ever give up. Find a reporter and complain to Cbc let them pull the transcripts and review the facts

    Good luck to you


    Post your complaint everywhere on every blog and let Canadians know about your fight.

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