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- If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone in the city hear?
- Left, Right and the space in between: Conquering the Great Divide in politics.
- Keep calm and carry on- I will return to blogging soon.
- This weeks column for 24hrs Vancouver: ‘The ‘Yes’ vote not worth saving
- “A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.” ~ John Le Carre
- This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: The Duel: ‘Mincome’ a fresh idea
- Why I am (still) voting No in the Transit tax vote
- This weeks column for 24hrs Vancouver: Transit tax’No’ vote sensible
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Tag Archives: RCMP
Happy New Year and welcome to the first column of 2015! This week’s topic: Does law enforcement rely too heavily on the use of deadly force? Peter de Groot. Du Na Phuong. Naverone Woods. These three men were killed during … Continue reading
And the total cost of the new Surrey city hall/civic plaza/ parkade is….. ( drumroll please…) $138 million plus.
Much more than the $97 million dollars borrowed by the city to build the city hall : http://www.surrey.ca/bylawsandcouncillibrary/BYL_17231.pdf What no one from the city has mentioned yet, is that the building cost of the parkade that services the City Hall … Continue reading
The Newton Community Association held a public forum today to follow-up the public meeting from January. Great dialogue from the community and I’ll have more observations on that soon, but tonight I have some writing to do for a deadline, hopefully … Continue reading
… you see this story: ” Chuck Strahl, Chairman of the federal body which oversees Canada’s spy agency, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), has registered to lobby on behalf of Enbridge’s ‘Northern Gateway Pipelines Limited Partnership’. ~snip~ “Strahl replaced disgraced … Continue reading
Director: “Pam, Pammy… Pamela! What’s your inspiration for this scene? ” Pamela: ” Oh, I don’t know, I’m sure something will come to mind…” Sadly for Ms. Wallin, there will be no retakes this time around. ;)
The hypocrisy of Stephen Harper’s recent announcement that he would be boycotting the big grand poo-bah’s summit in Sri Lanka next month is stunning. The lack of comment on it thus far, even more so. According to reports from overseas: ” Canada … Continue reading
A must read on a really, really big mistake. “Oops, we want our missile radar back: Department of National Defence.”
Courtesy of Kevin Diakiw, the Surrey Leader: http://www.surreyleader.com/news/214682171.html Someone walked into a government auction in Surrey four years ago, placed a winning bid of $37 for a piece of radar equipment, took the device and left. However, according to news … Continue reading
This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Right to privacy should stay strong in face of acts of terror
Summer is here, the days are long and after taking a break from the column due to the Canada Day weekend, Brent and I are back at it today with another look at Canada’s secret surveillance program. The question this … Continue reading