REAL SCOOP: Stirling told U.S. agents that a cartel loaded drugs on boat

PRV111600_FABFEDTOUR_02 : SEE CITY STORY BY MICHAEL SMYTH — Nov. 16, 2000 — RICHMOND, B.C. — Skipper Phil Stirling, 46 in the wheelhouse of his recently purchased 92 foot Western Wind fishing boat docked at Fisherman’s Wharf in Steveston Thursday morning. Stirling has weathered all types of storms and owned numerous fishing vessels but now […]

Ex-premier wages a new political — and personal — battle

Brian Peckford, the former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, now lives on Vancouver Island. Handout He was premier of Newfoundland from 1979 to 1989. Now, as a B.C. resident, Brian Peckford is still game for a political fight. Today he’s taking on Ottawa and Victoria, saying they need to do more to end the shortage […]