2011 Stanley Cup Riot "Worse" Than 1994, Says Key Investigator

Vancouver Riot

First Posted: 06/17/11 09:05 AM ET Updated: 08/17/11 06:12 AM ET

The Ottawa Citizen:

The 2011 Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver will be remembered as being much worse than the city's 1994 riot, the man who investigated the earlier riot says. "This was worse than 1994 in terms of the violence, the fires, the hooliganism, the vandalism and the sheer outright defiance of law, seeing the police pelted," said Bob Whitelaw, who wrote an analysis and more than 100 recommendations for British Columbia's attorney general and the British Columbia Police Commission after the 1994 riot.

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