Dear Lord, you can’t make this stuff up. Seriously.

Want to know the definition of irony? Peter Fassbender, minister of everything under the kitchen sink,  a man who, in his own word, is  "one who believes strongly in democracy and people’s right to be engaged" using his concern over free speech and democratic rights to defend the reason he will not ban or limit …

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Om the Bridge cancelled, Premier is going to Namastay home, but don’t fret – official UN International Day of Yoga events were already planned elsewhere.

It's over, done, kaput. The disaster that started as #Omthebridge has been cancelled after all three sponsors pulled out this morning. If you ask me, it was the tweet above that she issued yesterday that signaled the point of no return on this debacle, because this was never about yoga. It was a  silly tweet and …

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Legal Aid funds diverted by BC Government in excess of $100 million dollars. Legal? Yes. Moral or right? No.

Without a doubt, there has been ample attention this week to Yoga on the bridge and today, the flippant, somewhat childish attempt by the premier to poke fun at the thousands of people who are upset and outraged. A welcome distraction from the ongoing health care scandal that revealed the BC government did not actually …

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‘Our posterity will wonder about our ignorance of things so plain.’ ~ Seneca

“We are being made aware that the organization of society on the principle of private profit, as well as public destruction, is leading both to the deformation of humanity by unregulated industrialism, and to the exhaustion of natural resources, and that a good deal of our material progress is a progress for which succeeding generations …

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Why exactly, is the Mars Bomber sitting idle?

As a northern girl born and raised just north of Prince George, I can tell you firsthand how important first response to a wildfire situation is, just as many British Columbians are saying now. Once a fire is reported and the decision is made that it's a situation that must be handled, the earlier crews …

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Documents released by government to Province reporter Sam Cooper, leave more questions than answers.

It's appalling that I say I am not entirely surprised by this story: http://www.canada.com/story.html?id=02c4d164-e438-4fd4-890e-9ecf90685fa5  In sophisticated frauds, a number of provincial government workers have teamed up with dodgy businesses and contractors to steal from you, the taxpayer.   The schemes — including an apparent rogue network of “public servants” bilking the health care system, and frauds …

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“There has always been, and there is now, a profound conflict of interest between the people and the government…” ~ Howard Zinn

On the eve of what is most likely going to be a change in government in this province, one would think that I would be exceptionally excited about all of it. After all, I've spent many years researching and writing stories on the current Liberal government, holding them to account. Sadly, over the last two years I've come to the realization …

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Celebrating 6 years of blogging here at LailaYuile.com

  Well, it was a bit of a shocking reminder as I logged into my blog this morning and received a celebratory congratulations on my 6th year anniversary - it was on this date 6 years ago I registered my blog and I haven't looked back since.  And the timing couldn't have been better since last …

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“Money and corruption are ruining the land…”

"...crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits, treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep." ~ Ray Davies Here on this site, we have revealed many breaking news stories of secret deals,evidence of corruption, collusion and a number of other shameful instances of how 'money and …

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Prison Town,Lumby BC : UPDATE

First, I have to give a big shout out to the lovely people of Lumby, BC, who have sent emails of support and thanks in droves at the recent post on Lumby's contentious bid for a prison. Clearly this is a community that cares about the future, however divided the direction is to get there. Second: …

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