Robert Dziekanski

Judge Made 'Significant Errors' In Perjury Trial: Crown

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Crown says an RCMP officer who was acquitted of perjury for his testimony at the inquiry into Robert Dziekanski's death should be put ...

Officer's Perjury Trial Postponed

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Crown will be permitted to present evidence at the perjury trial of an RCMP officer to allege he and three other Mounties colluded to ...

Previously Unknown Witness To Testify At Officer's Perjury Trial

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A previously unknown witness is expected to tell an RCMP officer's perjury trial that the four Mounties involved in Robert Dziekanski's de...

Officer In Dziekanski Perjury Case Pleads Not Guilty

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A lawyer for the Mountie who repeatedly stunned Robert Dziekanski with a Taser says the Crown shouldn't be allowed to argue that officers ...

New Claims Against RCMP In Taser Case

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - New indictments have been filed against two Mounties accused of perjury at a public inquiry into Robert Dziekanski's death, adding an alle...

New Claims Against RCMP In Taser Case

CBC | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Seven months after failing to prove perjury against a Mountie for his testimony at the Braidwood inquiry, the special prosecutor in charge of the case...

Acquittal Appealed In Dziekanski Case

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Crown is seeking to appeal the acquittal of an RCMP officer who was charged with perjury for his testimony at the Robert Dziekanski in...

In Canada, Who Polices the Police?

Marvin Ross | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Politics
Marvin Ross

Sammy Yatim's unfortunate death at the hands of police in Toronto is an extreme example of police behaviour that goes unchecked in this country. It is only when police action leads to death as in this case and in the case of Robert Dziekanski who was tasered by RCMP officers in Vancouver a few years ago that there is an outcry. There are others and our politicians stand by and hide.

NOT GUILTY

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It is impossible to say for certain that one of the four Mounties who confronted Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver's airport worked with his ...

Verdict Coming In Dziekanski Perjury Trial

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - One of four Mounties accused of lying during testimony at a public inquiry into the death of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski will learn...

Watchdog Drops 201 Police Complaints

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's police watchdog says it received 233 complaints of police-involved incidents during its first seven months of operation...

Closing Arguments In Perjury Trial

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Mountie's flawed account of what happened the night Robert Dziekanski died can be explained by the "frailty of human memory" in a trauma...

YVR Taser Death Witnesses Speak

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The trial of a Mountie accused of lying at the public inquiry into Robert Dziekanski's death turned its attention Wednesday back to the ni...

Taser Video Plays At Mountie's Trial

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - One of the four RCMP officers involved in Robert Dziekanski's death sat in court Monday with his head bowed as his perjury trial watched t...

Crown: Officers 'Colluded' To Make Up Dziekanski Story

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The four Mounties involved in Robert Dziekanski's death "colluded" to come up with a story designed to justify their actions and then atte...

What Is His Lawyer Trying To Hide?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The rights of an RCMP officer involved in Robert Dziekanski's death would be violated if a statement he made to homicide investigators is ...

Mountie Tried Over Taser Inquiry Testimony

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Const. Bill Bentley stands trial beginning Monday on charges of perjury for his testimony at a public inquiry into Robert Dziekanski's dea...

'UNBELIEVABLE'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The first of four RCMP officers involved in the death of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski, who died after he was stunned with a Taser at...

YVR Taser Death A Homicide: Coroner

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The BC Coroners Service says the death of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski in an altercation with RCMP officers at Vancouver's airport s...

Canada Shouldn't Enable Saudi Abuses

Ziyaad Mia | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada
Ziyaad Mia

Our government may say that we're engaging the Saudis to foster reform in the kingdom. Apartheid South Africa's allies made similar arguments, calling for "constructive engagement" with the racist regime. Thankfully, Canada rejected that approach and led the world on sanctions, which hastened the end of apartheid.

Taser Inquiry Chair Impressed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The former judge who oversaw the public inquiry into the death of Robert Dziekanski says he's "very impressed" with the British Columbia go...

5 Years Later

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It's been five years since Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski died after police zapped him with a Taser at Vancouver International Airport...

Taser Use Plummets In B.C.

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Taser use by police in British Columbia is down 87 per cent since Robert Dziekanski died at Vancouver's airport five years ago, prompting q...

Taser Use To Be Reviewed In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia politicians overseeing Taser-use policy in the province start hearings next week to assess the status of recommendations s...

Andree Lau

B.C.'s Police Watchdog Ready To Shock People

HuffingtonPost.com | Andree Lau | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Richard Rosenthal says he's ready to make a mark as B.C.'s first independent police monitor by investigating serious incidents involving officers in a...