Category Archives: Independent power projects

This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Changing the rules doesn’t make LNG ‘clean’ energy

Yes, yes, yes, I know I’ve teased you with hints of the post on the BC NDP, and a couple other gems, but I’ve come down sick with a nasty head cold and cough that makes me feel like my … Continue reading

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Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. -Charles de Gaulle

Just this last summer, I discovered one of the few remaining gems in B.C., one I happily admit I will only share the location of with my trusted friends. What more could you possibly want from this province? Stunning hills … Continue reading

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BC government dim sum bonds a success in Hong Kong, but give indigestion to many here in British Columbia

As Harper’s old fishing buddy Rob Ford paddled up Denial earlier this week-  and continues to, very slowly of course,the ongoing gong show is like watching a train wreck in slow motion – his theatrics have provided ample cover for a … Continue reading

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This weeks post for 24 Hrs, The Duel: National Security does not trump our right to privacy.

The winner of last week’s duel on the Senate was Brent Stafford with 51%. This week’s topic: Should the government be allowed to spy on your phone calls and email? As I watched the public reaction following the revelations of … Continue reading

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“Hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky,let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic…” ~Van Morrison

For regular followers and subscribers, it’s been a while since I posted on the blog, other than my column. Following the election, I have needed a time to regroup,  to reassess my own goals and aspirations and take some down time… well … Continue reading

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Updated with readers photos of their BC** I’m not saying that it’s going to be easy…. I AM saying it is going to be worth it. The future is yours if you rise to the challenge.

I grew up on moose meat, and the yearly fall hunt was as important as most city folk consider their tax refunds if they are so lucky. I’ve known the scent and feeling of hunting, of knowing what walked before … Continue reading

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One of the best graphic images: The Election Web ( would the person who created this contact me for due credit?)

I started getting hits from this link today, and would love to both share it with all of you: http://www.thewebworks.bc.ca/bcpoli/htmlwebs/the_election_web_v1.0.htm I would  really love to hear from whoever created this amazing web that tells a story so much better than even … Continue reading

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“There has always been, and there is now, a profound conflict of interest between the people and the government…” ~ Howard Zinn

On the eve of what is most likely going to be a change in government in this province, one would think that I would be exceptionally excited about all of it. After all, I’ve spent many years researching and writing stories on the … Continue reading

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The BC Liberals: Jobs, Families, Tuna Melts.

Our good friends over at Deep Rogue Ram, have done it again, this time with a Dan Murphy classic. Give the man a round of applause please!    

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“BC Liberal Legacy: A Huge Debt Burden” ( aka, Christy Clark really has no clue what she is talking about)

By now most of you will have heard of the soon to be departed premiers performance on CKNW this morning. It was stunning. If I had to name that hour I would call it ” How not to lie your way out … Continue reading

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