Gangsters’ children need not apply

B.C. private school worried about its ties to the underworld

For the second time, a private school in one of Vancouver’s toniest neighbourhood, has been surprised by the news that a slain gangster is part of their community. Betty “the Loan Shark” Yan, who last week was found shot, and slumped over the wheel of her silver Mercedes, had three children enrolled in West Point Grey Academy. The school has been inundated by calls and emails from angry parents, fearing their children were exposed to possible danger. And while Yan’s children have now left the school, West Point Grey has hired a media consultant and is currently reviewing policies relating to “admission and composition of the school community.”

The Province

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