Weekend #bcpoli round up.

While everyone thinks December tends to be a quiet time of the year for politics, this year it is anything but. Ending this week with a bang, the news that former Clerk Craig James, was charged with breach of trust and fraud. https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/12/18/Clerk-Craig-James-Charged-Legislature-Scandal/ These charges were a long time in coming, and I’m sure areContinue reading Weekend #bcpoli round up.

How blind partisanship continues to breed a government without accountability or transparency… and why that should concern everyone.

It was May of 2015 when the Triple Delete scandal broke, after a whistleblower came forward with disturbing allegations. Former  B.C. government staffer Tim Duncan revealed more than a dozen emails were deleted in November 2014 following a freedom of information request relating to the Highway of Tears. He had been told to delete them, and when he protestedContinue reading How blind partisanship continues to breed a government without accountability or transparency… and why that should concern everyone.

A repost from 8 months ago because we are still making the same mistakes: “Lessons not learned from the SARS inquiry: The Precautionary Principle be expressly adopted as a guiding principle”

A question of hindsight: Why did officials wait so long? Many may not know that following the deadly SARS outbreak in Canada in the early 2000’s, an inquiry was held to determine what went wrong ( and quite a bit did ), how to fix it, and to learn from those mistakes in order toContinue reading A repost from 8 months ago because we are still making the same mistakes: “Lessons not learned from the SARS inquiry: The Precautionary Principle be expressly adopted as a guiding principle”

Lessons not learned from the SARS inquiry: The Precautionary Principle be expressly adopted as a guiding principle

A question of hindsight: Why did officials wait so long? Many may not know that following the deadly SARS outbreak in Canada in the early 2000’s, an inquiry was held to determine what went wrong ( and quite a bit did ), how to fix it, and to learn from those mistakes in order toContinue reading Lessons not learned from the SARS inquiry: The Precautionary Principle be expressly adopted as a guiding principle