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This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Hydro hasn’t proved its case Site C is even needed

A very late posting of my Monday column this week,as unexpected events last weekend required my attention elsewhere, and delayed other posts here on my site as well. This week, Brent and I debated this question:  Do the benefits of … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs: Put the brakes on LNG until impact of fracking investigated.

This week’s topic: Should we put a stop to LNG implementation for more study and to set standards? It appears that for Premier Christy Clark, fracking is the new F-word. The incredibly well-crafted sales job Clark and the BC Liberals … Continue reading

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“Canada, we stand on guard for thee.” ~ Round two, 2013. Nothing changed for the better in the last year, so what exactly will it take to get you off your ass, folks? Eh?

“As opposition leader, [Stephen Harper] wrote in the Montreal Gazette in the year before he came to power: ‘Information is the lifeblood of a democracy. Without adequate access to key information about government policies and programs, citizens and parliamentarians cannot make … Continue reading

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A detailed analysis of the BC Throne Speech – fantasy vs. reality.

How Christy Clark thought British Columbians would react : What actually happened after the announcement of the BC Prosperity Fund :   Followed by this, a day later….

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Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!

With this stunning and somewhat rare West Coast Sunshine, we should all be outside enjoying the weather before it returns to nasty rain again!  However, I know a lot of people down with flu and colds now, and so I’ve compiled a few … Continue reading

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One of the most important graphs and the two most important posts, you will ever read about BC’s coming debt load.

Source: http://www.fin.gov.bc.ca/PT/dmb/ref/netDebt.pdf Our good friends over at Blog Borg Collective has a very important post up this morning that clearly show the amount of debt the province is carrying – without including crown corps etc. The chart  above is from … Continue reading

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“And if you call right now, you can get two BC jobs plan for the price of one!” ~ Christy Clark and the ten worst infomercials of all time

God help us. Not only does she not know that she hasn’t been elected yet ( for those who don’t yet know, in a recent news clip she actually said ” British Columbians elected me.. ” ) but she still thinks … Continue reading

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Fallacio – the act of sucking up to voters with extensive promises to achieve political completion.

You know an election is coming when you start hearing the words: ” I promise…”  or ” An ‘X” government will commit to.. { fill in the blank} “ So, in honour of the barrels of promises British Columbians are likely to … Continue reading

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Tuesday morning round up: Net Zero Travel, Mathews comes out swinging, SNC Lavalin post generates interest in high places, and protecting lifes memories.

Be patient with my posting over the next two weeks, because our school district only managed to deal with a huge budget shortfall by cutting valuable instruction days, leaving us with a two-week spring break instead of one. So far we … Continue reading

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” We built your fort. We will not have it used against us.” ~ John Wayne Alleghany Uprising.

There is a storm brewing among the people,my friends… “I bought the Sunday Province yesterday. For a change it was worth the smash I paid for it. I read something in there. Read something I was going to write about … Continue reading

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