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8 new schools NOW! A rally for education in Surrey

Join Surrey students, teachers, parents, and concerned citizens ( and myself ) this Sunday to take a stand for quality education and demand Christy Clark’s government build 8 new schools now! At 1pm on Sunday, please come and support the students of … Continue reading

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BC Chamber of Commerce corporate directory link disabled – but I have corporate members list for you here!

There has been much discussion among British Columbians of boycotting members of the business associations who are behind the legal challenge to the FIGHT HST petition .   Within hours of Elections BC refusing to pass the  petition on, the links and websites … Continue reading

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South Fraser Perimeter Road moves ahead as revised Fraser Transportation Group signs agreement with Ministry of Transportation

Late out in yesterday’s press releases from the government was the news that the Fraser Transportation Group came to an agreement with the province to complete the very contentious South Fraser Perimeter Road. You can read that press release  HERE. … Continue reading

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“Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one. ~Abbott Joseph Liebling, “Do You Belong in Journalism?” New Yorker, 4 May 1960

I could not have said it better myself. You may or may not have heard, but today is World Press Freedom Day.  Started by the United Nations, the purpose of this day is to remind all of us of the importance … Continue reading

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It’s amazing what you find on Youtube, courtesy of the BC Liberals.

So, there I was wasting time between periods of the LA Vancouver game, cruising YouTube’s political channels, and I found what appears to be a some kind of public service announcement about why the HST is so good, and why we … Continue reading

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Tercon Contracters Ltd vs. British Columbia… the rest of the story.

Official Opening of Kincolith Extension Highway May 17, 2003 B.C. Transportation Minister Judith Reid is joined by Dr. Joseph Gosnell, president of the Nisga’a Lisims Government (left), and Robert Nault, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada (right), cutting a cedar … Continue reading

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An Olympic sized Canadian bail-out for Intrawest could mean all Canadians pay for the 2010 games – whether they want to or not.

From the NY Post : Fortress says it is negotiating with the Canadian government, which it says promised to make it whole for the time Whistler/Blackcomb mountain is used for the Olympics. Intrawest is trying to get roughly $90 million, and wants to … Continue reading

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” Campbell’s cellmate: The story The Sun wouldn’t publish”

Part 2 of  the 4 part series currently being published online at The Legislature Raids is  a must read for this rainy weekend, so grab a hot drink and settle yourself down for a wild ride.  ” BC  Premier’s Public/Private … Continue reading

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Laila’s list: Top 5 things NOT to do during the 2010 Summer-oops-Winter Olympics in Vancouver

I was recently checking out Vanilla Bill’s lineup on NW, and one of his topics was something like this: Olympic fever is sweeping the nation – when will Vancouver catch Olympic excitement?  Uhhh, hate to tell you Bill, but maybe … Continue reading

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You heard it here locally first, on January 11th…now,CBC picks up NY post story and tells more of how Intrawest’s troubles are threatening the Olympics in Whistler

You heard it here first on January 11th, which is the date I brought you the NY post story that detailed the first  real hint of trouble for Whistler/Blackcomb resort owners, Intrawest, whose creditors are threatening to foreclose on them and … Continue reading

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