Category Archives: Laila Yuile

There is no defence – period.

I missed an interesting story  yesterday with my focus on waiting for the Site C announcement – I’ll have a blog post on Site C soon, but I’ve received quite a few messages asking what I think of this: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/f-kill-or-marry-question-by-cfox-host-jeff-o-neil-provokes-outrage-1.2876099?cmp=rss Where to … Continue reading

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Every pundits worst nightmare – Mom calls the open line.

Tis the season to be jolly…unless you happen to be these two pundits who are brothers when they realize it’s Mom calling to bawl them out live on C-span for bad behavior! The looks on their faces are priceless – … Continue reading

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Update:79 comments and zero response from Loblaws on about to expire product discount rollback at Real Canadian Superstores across Canada

If there is one thing I have to shake my head at, it’s when a corporation can’t, or won’t take ownership of their decisions. Case in point, my recent post: http://lailayuile.com/2014/12/05/whos-the-scrooge-at-real-canadian-superstore/ Inundated with both comments and emails from readers right across … Continue reading

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Who’s the scrooge at Real Canadian Superstore?

With the cost of groceries continually rising, and the number of families and singles feeling the pinch because the income doesn’t magically rise accordingly, shopping at places like Real Canadian Superstore is par the course for nearly everyone these days. … Continue reading

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Christy Clarks Supernatural BC Gas Giveaway

In the true spirit of giving, the Clark government gives Petronas and other corporate giants the holiday gift every gas producer wants.

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“Civil society depends on all of us deciding we’re all going to abide by the same laws.” ~ Premier Christy Clark

Premier Christy Clark is in the limelight again, after a recent interview with Mike Smyth where she decried the parents who allowed their children to cross the Kinder Morgan pipeline during the protests- you can hear Mike speaking about this … Continue reading

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Winter weather on the coast makes for stunning moments in nature

Although I was born and raised in the northern interior, most of my adult life has been spent here on the coast where the mountains meet the sea. Surprisingly though,I’ve never adjusted to the inherent dampness of our coastal winter … Continue reading

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Speaking of highways…

While many  who regularly travel interior and northern routes in the provinces are more than likely up to speed on the new rules governing the use of winter tires, I’m finding a lot of people in the lower mainland have … Continue reading

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Sea to Sky retaining wall questions continue as ministry employee emails indicate Kiewit inspected their own work.

With ongoing rainstorms and occasional flooding that has hit many areas on the north shore recently, water drainage and erosion is a concern to many. This of course jogged my memory to look for an update on a story I … Continue reading

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Why the culture of cronyism and patronage hurts all of us

I’ve been working on some very intriguing followups to two stories from earlier this year, the kind that will have you shaking your head in disgust… but neither will surprise  those of you who have followed the way things work … Continue reading

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