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Who’s been naughtiest in B.C. Politics?

  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/laila-yule/santas-naughty-list-bc-liberals_b_2252877.html “The holiday season is here and children everywhere are writing to Santa, hoping that they haven’t made the naughty list. It turns out that it’s not only children who should be worried this year! I received a tip … Continue reading

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Straight from the horses mouth: Premier Campbell and Huggies Hansen tell it like it was – back in 2008.

Watch this video, and listen carefully. Listen to Gordon Campbell talk about how bad the economy is, and how changes will have to be made. Listen to Colin talk about how if a P3 financer can’t get financing, another company … Continue reading

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BC Liberals wanted HST – despite high level warnings of job loss, wage loss and productivity loss for up to 5 years

Cross posted from Honestly Shared Taxation, another blog I co-author with writer Norman Farrell. Jonathan Fowlie of the Vancouver Sun has breaking news this September 1st,2010. Here is an excerpt: FOI documents: B.C. government adopted HST despite warnings of negative impact … Continue reading

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We cordially invite you to visit our new blog: ” Honestly Shared Taxation”

This is how history happens, people. I’ve learned that real leaders aren’t always the men and women making deals on Howe Street, nor are they always those charged with the care and growth of our province. Real leaders are regular … Continue reading

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Part II : Jesus turned water to wine, but who turned hot air into $$$$$ ?

Before anyone starts screaming at me for what I am about to write, let me say that I am all about saving and preserving the world we live on for as long as we possibly can. If you read anything … Continue reading

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“Scope changes” to South Fraser Perimeter Road fuels rumours that the project is dead – and the Liberals are out of money.

What?? You don’t say??  Are the Liberals once againover budget, and underfunded – before a project even starts? NOoooo…. say it ain’t so!!!! A little birdie flew by my window tonight, and whispered some sweet nothings in my ear… oh … Continue reading

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How much will the HST cost you? Figure it out for yourself with the HST hit list !

Gordon Campbell says that the HST won’t cost British Columbians very much.  image from :  http://scoutmagazine.ca/2009/07/25/province-to-screw-restaurant-business-in-broad-daylight/ In fact,he says it will only cost the average British Columbian a couple of hundred dollars a month, but the benefits are far greater! … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Harmonized Sales Tax and the Working Joe ( and Jill)

Time for a blast from the past. I  originally wrote and posted this piece over a year ago- July 24th, 2008. Reading it tonight, I found myself shaking my head and laughing. A year later, not a lot has changed … Continue reading

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PAID, Civil Servant Olympic “Volunteers”- another novel idea sponsored by the BC government

I couldn’t believe what I heard on the radio on the drive home yesterday. The BC government has initiated an offer for any civil servants who live within the lower mainland, to be given up to 15 days off to … Continue reading

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