- Reflections on #mountpolley w/ initial assessment from local First Nations wp.me/p49Jv-2x6 #bcpoli @kootenaybill @christyclarkbc 49 minutes ago
- ‘Our posterity will wonder about our ignorance of things so plain.’ ~ Seneca
- ” Been to Hell” ~Alexandra Morton on Mount Polley visit
- German Television claims to have leaked CETA document
- Newton residents left in the dark over proposed community court in Surrey with no response from Attorney General Susan Anton
- Did the BC government fail in its duty to release important information-without an FOI-that contained any evidence of : “…a risk of significant harm to the environment or to the health or safety of the public or a group of people”.
- “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You musn’t lose it.” ~ Robin Williams.
- This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Little leadership in mining disaster
- One tough question for the BC Government
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- 'Our posterity will wonder about our ignorance of things so plain.' ~ Seneca
- 100 + reasons the BC Liberals must go.
- Surrey ranks in the Top 10 Most Dangerous cities in Canada - so why not add slot machines to one of the poorest neighbourhoods?
- " Been to Hell" ~Alexandra Morton on Mount Polley visit
- First steps to permanent slots approved by Surrey council Monday evening. **update at the bottom of this post
- Want to know how much it costs to build a road,bridge or overpass?
- Did the BC government fail in its duty to release important information-without an FOI-that contained any evidence of : "…a risk of significant harm to the environment or to the health or safety of the public or a group of people”.
- (updated ) How Christy Clark set the standard for vulgar questions and innuendo - a rebuttal to David Obee, Editor in Chief of the Times Colonist.
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Tag Archives: vancouver 2010
Olympic Village compared to ” boy scout camp” with “walls as thin as curtains” ??? Read the news from overseas…
For the love of everything Canadian, will someone please tell me this is not true!! courtesy of a long standing reader this morning : http://www.bild.de/BILD/news/bild-english/sport-news/vancouver-olympics-2010/02/12/olympic-village-accommodation/coaches-athletes-slam-walls-as-thin-as-curtains.html ( and who was in charge of Olympic construction ? ) Don’t snore – ‘the walls are … Continue reading
” Someone can write a negative story by taking a picture of someone in a doorway,but we have some things to celebrate.” ~ Rich Coleman
(Well, Rich, you sure know how to give a good quote ! ) ******* UPDATE – FEBRUARY 07th, 2010. Last year I bookmarked a page from The Province’s Operation Phoenix series that I found to be particularly authentic, and … Continue reading
This link is appearing everywhere online, and has been sent to me by a number of readers. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jan/31/vancouver-winter-olympics-police An interesting commentary, it at first appears to be an overseas Op-Ed, but on further examination the author turns out to be a local … Continue reading
Coming to a screen near you:” The Coca Cola Case ” ~ (The movie Coca Cola would rather no one watches)
While everyone’s certainly seems to be feeling the lighter side of Coca Cola in Vancouver and along the Olympic torch run,here is a little something-something that came into my email box this week. Lawyers from Coca Cola’s New York office have tried to … Continue reading
You heard it here locally first, on January 11th…now,CBC picks up NY post story and tells more of how Intrawest’s troubles are threatening the Olympics in Whistler
You heard it here first on January 11th, which is the date I brought you the NY post story that detailed the first real hint of trouble for Whistler/Blackcomb resort owners, Intrawest, whose creditors are threatening to foreclose on them and … Continue reading
” for all the challenges our children may face in the world, they continue to benefit from a world-class education system.” ~ Gordon Campbell.
A big,BIG, thank you out to Frank for this little gem… That headline quote above is from the opinion editorial that Campbell wrote yesterday, that is posted here right below,and ran in yesterday’s Sun. In that same editorial, he also … Continue reading
Vans and vans full, according to this video! National must be making a fortune over van rentals for this security detail. Shot at the end of October on Vancouver Island, the video clearly shows a massive police presence that really-kinda-sorta … Continue reading
Welcome back to the weekly feature where we take a look at bits and bite from all over the web.First up today : What is the importance in a name? As a parent to 4, I’ve always thought long and hard about … Continue reading
If you don’t follow David Berner’s blog now, I suggest that you do. He writes and comments and talks about various important issues facing those of us in Lotusland, and often touches on items that would otherwise escape the scrutiny … Continue reading