Daily Archives: July 6, 2009 4:32 pm

” This is an important day for British Columbia.It’s a day and a decision that had been some time in the making.” ~ Premier Gordon Campbell, November 25th, 2003

Yes sireee – it  certainly was an important day wasn’t it?  The day Premier Gordon Campbell announced the ” BC Rail Investment Partnership” to the people of BC- although at the time, I’m certain that he had no idea where … Continue reading

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” That job belongs to the Fringe Media” ( and may I add,the rest of us Railgate “cult” members)

Norman Farrell usually has wonderfully concise and readable pieces on his blog Northern Insights, and today is no exception. Today he takes a look at the roles of  non-traditional media and citizen journalists, versus traditional reporting of news – and how this plays … Continue reading

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Newton neighbourhoods still rife with prostitutes,drugs and crime – despite city’s Newton Revitalization Plan

It has been  just over one year since I spent the afternoon taking Susana da Silva and her cameraman on a driving tour of Newton.  One year. In response to increasing frustration among home and business owners in the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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