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Robertson criticized for not taking stronger stand on police crackdown

February 17th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Allen Garr at the Courier is always the first person to spot the soft underbelly of new mayors, in my experience.

He was the first to write a column back in the early days of COPE’s term noting that Larry Campbell appeared to have undergone a transformation, shortly after being elected, from crusading coroner to celebrity chef.

Now he’s assessed new mayor Gregor Robertson’s handling of a tough issue — the new police plan with goals for more ticketing and street checks in the Downtown Eastside — and not been impressed. You can read it here.

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