BC Hydro: the public utility with zero public accountability

Longtime readers will know well the wisdom and warnings of Erik Anderson, retired former economist who has long been ringing the warning bell of the dire situation of BC Hydro's financials. Something is still very wrong at BC Hydro, and this matters because we all have hydro accounts. And we will all bear the brunt of Hydro's …

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Why Eby must call a public inquiry…and why you & the media must not let this slide

***UPDATED WITH Sandy Garossino's new piece at the bottom. Must. Read.*** It's the Friday of a long weekend and while BC liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson embarrassingly tries to deflect attention in the face of the Peter German report, key figure Rich Coleman is nowhere to be found. Likewise, Susan Anton and Mike DeJong are notably …

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“Money and Corruption are ruining the land…” *Updates at the bottom as they arrive*

Yes, I know I said I am done blogging and I am...but this one is just for Rich Coleman. And a few others. 😉 The Peter German report into rampant money laundering is out and it does not fail to elicit reaction. A link to the full report can be found here: https://www.google.ca/amp/s/www.cbc.ca/amp/1.4723958 "The system …

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“And when trying to save something from destruction, I always ask, “Man, have you no soul?” ~ Rafe Mair

It's just past 4 pm. Already the angle of the sun over the trees is so low that it shines into our backyard, brilliantly touching everything with a golden fiery glow. The gorgeous disarray of red and orange leaves dancing on the branches of the massive old Rainier Cherry tree in my backyard takes my …

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