Throwback Thursday: A bit of history on BC legislature accounting practices…or lack thereof

If you haven't followed the latest #bcpoli scandal, there is quite a story brewing in Victoria....and I thought it might be a good time to look back at how the legislature has been operating for nearly a decade, and what they have done to fix it.  This week, the story broke that two top BC …

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Guest Post: Let’s reimagine politics in BC

It's not often I open up the blog to guest posts. But when I do it's because 1) I have asked them,they didn't come to me... and 2) I think it's something readers need to see, hear or consider. Long time readers well know that I have always had a dream of more independents in …

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Politics without principle 2.0: “Just because you can,doesn’t mean you should”

And oftentimes excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse. ~William Shakespeare Partisan¬†snipes from both sides of the house have been fairly silent today on twitter and for good reason: once again, hypocrisy is the governing force of the legislature as news of taxpayer funded trips for both NDP and …

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Politics without principle makes hypocrisy a governing force in the Legislative Assembly.

There are more than a few people expecting a post on B.C. Hydro and Site C this morning, and I apologize but it's going to have to wait a moment because after reading the Auditor Generals report on his audit of the Legislative Assembly's Financial Records I had a serious WTF moment. Actually, to be …

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