Friday round up: Site C, Old Fort Slide lawsuit & the BC Hydro job listing only a fool or very brave soul would apply for.

It is a cold, frosty morning in this part of north island today, and the entire yard is thick with frost that sparkles and glitters like diamonds in the morning sun. Luckily my winter crops of red spear winter broccoli and cabbage are hardy, and I covered the more tender winter greens of rainbow chard,Continue reading Friday round up: Site C, Old Fort Slide lawsuit & the BC Hydro job listing only a fool or very brave soul would apply for.

Update on Site C: Milburn report unable to address safety issues, outside experts called in.

If I were to write a book about how subsequent governments have handled BC Hydro and Site C in particular, I would make it a play on the 50 shades novels and call it ” 50 Shades of Bullshit “. Because that is what the latest revelations into BC Hydro contracts and Site C bringContinue reading Update on Site C: Milburn report unable to address safety issues, outside experts called in.

“There are political penalties for overreacting, but fatal consequences for underacting. For overconfident leaders, the true enemy may not be the virus, but their own hubris…”

A timely quote from this mid-November Macleans column serves as this posts headline… the brief line is small, but speaks largely to where we are in BC right now, and where we may be headed if we aren’t careful. Ironically, Horgan was noted in this piece for winning a majority, not for the ongoing deathContinue reading “There are political penalties for overreacting, but fatal consequences for underacting. For overconfident leaders, the true enemy may not be the virus, but their own hubris…”

So much at risk if Site C continues… yet I still don’t think John Horgan has the courage to stop it. Where does this leave residents downstream?

The Globe and Mail editorial board has delivered a piece worthy of reading and since we know the Milburn report is complete and cabinet and treasury board are busy working on yet another set of justifications why they cannot stop the dam, I thought you should read this. It appears to have gone behind aContinue reading So much at risk if Site C continues… yet I still don’t think John Horgan has the courage to stop it. Where does this leave residents downstream?