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Houston, we have a problem: hardly anyone votes in Surrey

I tweeted out some stark reminders of Surrey’s last election today: Population of Surrey: approx. 472,000, estimated to grow by about a 1000 every month Number of registered voters : 279,051 as per the last election in 2011 Number of … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24HRS Vancouver: Money needs to be restored to starved justice system

This week, Kathryn and I didn’t so much duel, as we did bring light to a big issue in British Columbia that has yet to make an appearance in any campaign to date. The question this week is: What should … Continue reading

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I guess the message from our premier is…. ‘ It’s ok to do it as long as you don’t get caught.’ ?

I absolutely had to pick my chin off of my desk this morning when I read Jonathon Fowlie’s feature on the premier. In particular, the portion where her son ( I do hate bringing anyone’s child into politics,but damn it, … Continue reading

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“When you have decided what you believe, what you feel must be done, have the courage to stand alone and be counted.”

    more about ““When you have decided what you belie…“, posted with vodpod         I’ve thought a lot about what I wanted to say to everyone on the day of one of the most important elections … Continue reading

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This is what’s wrong with our “Justice” system

Earlier this year, on March 13th, I blogged about a shooting that had occurred in broad daylight, in a residential cul-de-sac where children play freely. Some men were arguing in front of one of the homes. The verbal disagreement became … Continue reading

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Salvation Army in process to acquire the old Surrey Public Market property at King George and 64th avenue

Brian Venables, Major and Divisional Secretary for Public Relations & Development with the Salvation Army, confirmed to me in an email yesterday afternoon, that  they are ” currently engaged in a transaction that, if successful, will mean the subject property … Continue reading

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How secure is your cordless phone?

A quick blog of note for you this morning. As most of you know, I’m up very early everyday, getting my work done while the little ones are sleeping. Yesterday morning, I received a call from a client on my … Continue reading

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Burnaby mayor makes plans to block development of new prison planned by BC Liberals

See the full story on  the CBC  site: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2009/03/23/bc-burnaby-prison-rezoning.html  Thanks to a frequent reader who submitted this today with a link for my Burnaby  readers to show their  support of the effort to stop the planned prison in Burnaby: http://www.noburnabyprison.ca/whatCanYouDo.htmlContinue reading

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Gee, I feel so safe – another shootout last night,very nearby

Another shootout last night, this one far too close for comfort. Can anyone give me an assurance that my children will not be killed by a stray bullet through the wall of my house? http://bc.rcmp.ca/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=50&contentId=8308&index=1&languageId=1 Surrey – Shots Fired in … Continue reading

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Time for Wally Oppal and Gordon Campbell to go.

 Even though I’ve been on an Oprah boycott forever, I recently blogged about a portion of her commencement speech that  was damn good advice to anyone in dealing with people. I’ll be damned if that quote doesn’t apply to Gordon … Continue reading

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