Sometimes the more things change, the more they stay the same, especially when it comes to how leaders respond to power. While many had high hopes for Horgan, his performance yesterday in the legislature and with media, seemed to finally be the tipping point for reporters. First, the response to a BC Liberal member askingContinue reading Horgans FOI omnibus style bill that would remove the premiers office from scrutiny,reveals the Emperor has no clothes
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…”
While everyone thinks December tends to be a quiet time of the year for politics, this year it is anything but. Ending this week with a bang, the news that former Clerk Craig James, was charged with breach of trust and fraud. https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/12/18/Clerk-Craig-James-Charged-Legislature-Scandal/ These charges were a long time in coming, and I’m sure areContinue reading Weekend #bcpoli round up.
It was May of 2015 when the Triple Delete scandal broke, after a whistleblower came forward with disturbing allegations. Former B.C. government staffer Tim Duncan revealed more than a dozen emails were deleted in November 2014 following a freedom of information request relating to the Highway of Tears. He had been told to delete them, and when he protestedContinue reading How blind partisanship continues to breed a government without accountability or transparency… and why that should concern everyone.