“What we do now, echoes in eternity.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

" Because it’s no longer enough to be a decent person. It’s no longer enough to shake our heads and make concerned grimaces at the news. True enlightened activism is the only thing that can save humanity from itself.”― Joss Whedon It started with  a post by Integrity BC, linking to a story detailing how …

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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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“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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BC Election 2017 wrap-up : Just Vote please. Just damn well vote.

With the election upon us tomorrow, I think it's safe to say that when it comes to BC politics, I am still a hopeful cynic. Hopeful because I know change is possible,even if the BC Libs retain power tomorrow.  Cynical because despite that, I also know that a lot  lof what goes on in BC …

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