Tag Archives: Gordon Campbell

Third and final installment of Playing with the Dragon series coming next week.

At long last, the final installment of  the Playing with the Dragon series is nearly done, effectively creating a trilogy. It is perhaps, the most incendiary of the three posts, and for good reason-it speaks to the reach of the Chinese government … Continue reading

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Vaughn Palmer: On mega-projects, not much balance in B.C. Liberal claims of ‘on budget’

I was happy to see Vaughn Palmers column today, because his readership far exceeds mine and this story really needs to be read by all British Columbians. He also gives a tip of the hat to a December 21st blog … Continue reading

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SNC Lavalin takes further ( damage control ?) action, replaces Gwyn Morgan and 3 directors.

Stunning news this morning in the business world. Gwyn Morgan, chairman of the board of SNC Lavalin, will be stepping down following the 2013 AGM in May : http://www.snclavalin.com/news.php?lang=en&id=2055&action=press_release_details In addition, three more directors will be replaced : David Goldman, Pierre H. Lessard … Continue reading

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This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Cutting services to most vulnerable a typical Liberal tactic

Winner of the last duel on the value of the Canadian Senate was Laila Yuile with 64%. This week’s topic: Is the recent B.C. budget really a Liberal budget — or an NDP-style one? Premier Christy Clark — who still … Continue reading

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The definition… of desperation.

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/John+Doyle+replaced+government+watchdog/7780621/story.html    “John Doyle, the tough Auditor-general who has taken the B.C. Liberal government to task on everything from access to documents related to the Basi-Virk political corruption case to B.C. Hydro’s highly controversial use of deferral accounts, appears to … Continue reading

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” The most open, accountable and democratic government in Canada.” ~ Promise #9 2001 BC Liberal Vision

Last year, Norman Farrell located a full copy of the 2001 BC Liberal campaign platform – at the library of the University of Laval, in Quebec. Since Ms. Clark served as Deputy Premier from 2001 to 2005 – very much … Continue reading

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Add another to the 100 reasons the BC Liberals have to go…

Posted this on Facebook this morning, sharing here now. An absolute must read from Stephen Hume in the Van Sun today: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Hume+surrendered+sovereignty+pipeline+hearings+analyst+warns/6495354/story.html

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“Official truths are often powerful illusions” ~ John Pilger

” Hi Laila…Remember the Principle of Parsimony, aka Occam’s Razor that says: “simpler explanations are, other things being equal, generally better than more complex ones.”  The illusion of a fixed price contract is great optics even though its an illusion.  As you quite … Continue reading

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Contradictory rules may give Order of BC to Campbell on a loophole, but rules also give the power to terminate as well.

Let me address the rumours floating around that the Order of BC Advisory Council is going to rely on an “obscure rule” to appoint our disgraced former premier Gordon Campbell, to the Order of BC. And I do think perhaps they will … Continue reading

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Yes, Stephen, social media can stop Gordon Campbell from getting the Order of BC…because he isn’t even eligible!

That headline, in response to Stephen Hui’s article in the Georgia Straight: Politics Can social media stop Gordon Campbell from getting Order of B.C.? by Stephen Hui on September 4, 2011 at 8:59 AM Stephen Hui The B.C. government has … Continue reading

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