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For your Sunday coffee break

There’s a number of stories I’m working on for next week, but for today, here are a few things to read on your Sunday coffee break. The BC governments move into the Renminbi market last year should be news again … Continue reading

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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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Welcoming the artistic endeavors of illustrator and cartoonist Josh Wapp, to LailaYuile.com

This week I would like to introduce you to my friend and reader, Josh Wapp, who has offered his services as a political cartoonist for my site – we all need a little humour now and then!!  While Josh hasn’t … 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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The only thing you need to know about Justin Trudeau ~ your amuse bouche before this mornings ‘big breakfast’ post coming shortly

The National Bureau Chief for Sun Media is David Akin, of whom I am unabashedly a big fan. Why, Sun Media haters might ask? Because besides the fact that he was more often than not, the only journalist out there holding Christy … Continue reading

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“He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.” ~ George Orwell

The hypocrisy of Stephen Harper’s recent announcement that he would be boycotting the big grand poo-bah’s summit in Sri Lanka next month is stunning. The lack of comment on it thus far, even more so. According to reports from overseas: ” Canada … Continue reading

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Now is the time to show your support for independent media

As a mother, I looked forward to September this year with a mixture of anticipation and of regret, for the youngest of my children was about to enter the public school system. I say anticipation because for many years I … Continue reading

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Canada signs initiative with China to “promote high level military exchanges”

While everyone is up in arms over the story of a Chinese reporter being denied the right to ask questions of Harper following some sort of shoving incident, perhaps what is a far more important story of Sino-Canadian relations has gone … Continue reading

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On everyone’s Christmas wish list

At long last! Finally, a break for me, means a post for you, later today… For now, enjoy some lovely, pointed Christmas humour from Rick Mercer.

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“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near” ~Sun Tzu( otherwise known as Rant #1 – there is another one coming)

“Only one thing to it: a strong stomach.  The guts to gladhand a man you’re going to stab in the back; pledge allegiance to principles you stomp on every day; righteously denounce some despot in the press and sell him … Continue reading

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