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Falcon’s follies: Gateway,SFPR and the Railgate connection.

It was a very sunny day in September 2006, when Premier Gordon Campbell arrived for the grand opening of Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus, smack dab in the heart of Whalley. Despite the demands of his busy schedule, Campbell did make time to sit … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Thursday July 23nd, 2009

*** updated 11 am, July 23rd- Colin Hansen just announced that on July 1st, 2010, the BC government will “harmonize” the PST we pay with the Federal GST- in other words, they are going to combine the two taxes into … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites- Wednesday March 4th, 2009

 For those of you who are just stopping by, there was another shooting near my home last night. Read the full account, with exclusive photo’s, here: http://lailayuile.wordpress.com/2009/03/03/rcmp-investigate-reports-of-shots-fired-in-newton-again/ It was very late before sleep finally engulfed me, the heightened adrenalin from the evenings … Continue reading

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An open letter to Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon

Dear Mr. Falcon, I  am still feeling rather confused this morning after watching your interview with CTV’s St. John Alexander on the 6 o’clock newscast last night. In speaking with St.John about why tolls are absolutely necessary for the construction of … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper,Premier Gordon Campbell and Stockwell Day offically launch construction on the contentious South Fraser Perimeter Road

  *** reaction to this launch here: http://lailayuile.wordpress.com/2009/01/14/contrary-to-what-the-premier-and-the-transportation-minister-say-the-public-is-not-behind-the-government-on-this-contentious-issue/   ( Although you would never know it, by the lack of coverage on the evening news tonight, or in the major local papers online.  Oddly enough, a reporter with CTV had … Continue reading

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South Fraser Perimeter Road announcement scheduled today – no public access allowed.

******Update: See the following story on my home page here: http://lailayuile.wordpress.com/2009/01/12/prime-minister-stephen-harperpremier-gordon-campbell-and-stockwell-day-offically-launch-construction-on-south-fraser-perimeter-road/ ********* Gordon Campbell, Kevin Falcon, and Federal reps will be making an “announcement about the South Fraser Perimeter Road” at the Surrey Fraser Docks.This announcement may concern new Federal funding … Continue reading

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