An Olympic sized Canadian bail-out for Intrawest could mean all Canadians pay for the 2010 games – whether they want to or not.

From the NY Post : Fortress says it is negotiating with the Canadian government, which it says promised to make it whole for the time Whistler/Blackcomb mountain is used for the Olympics. Intrawest is trying to get roughly $90 million, and wants to be paid before the Games start on Feb. 12, a source said. If it does …

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Tercon Contractors Ltd vs. British Columbia ( Ministry of Transportation and Highways)

If it can be said there is any good that has come from the infamous and inexhaustible BC Rail debacle, it would be that it opened my eyes to much of what goes on with the tendering process within many ministries of the B.C. government. In particular, tendering irregularities, for lack of a better word. …

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” Looking ahead with confidence”- an opinion editorial by Gordon Campbell

*** (It was brought to my attention by my good friend koot  that The Vancouver Sun ran this yesterday, so my apologies- I only ever give the Sun a cursory glance online, but never much further than the  front page headlines. So those of you who have already read it there,  please ignore. For the rest, do enjoy!) …

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And who will protect us from the judges?

I understand that occasionally, a judge will find themselves limited by the allowable punishments as written into the criminal code. I imagine  that if you are a judge bent on doing the right thing, that it can be frustrating when it seems the maximum is not enough. However, I must say that if judges expect to …

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