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Debating police powers and training future shipworkers for the Island

Should police get the power to lay criminal charges? Lawyer Paul Pearson argues against the change from Crown-Counsel charge approval, that is being considered in a  review of B.C.'s review criminal justice system. 
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A riveting story: Doug MacLaren of the Resource Training Organization of B.C. talks about the new trades training centre announced yesterday to prepare workers for the Island's share of an $8-billion, 30-year federal shipbuilding contract. 
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