This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: What should the parties in BC do about transportation ?

I’m running behind this week – this is yesterdays column for 24Hrs!! This week’s topic: What should the parties do about transportation? As we begin our election debate series on issues that matter to British Columbians, Kathryn makes a good point about TransLink being largely unaccountable to the public they purport to represent. Transit isContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: What should the parties in BC do about transportation ?

Part II : Jesus turned water to wine, but who turned hot air into $$$$$ ?

Before anyone starts screaming at me for what I am about to write, let me say that I am all about saving and preserving the world we live on for as long as we possibly can. If you read anything of what I write, you will know that I advocate for a number of environmentalContinue reading Part II : Jesus turned water to wine, but who turned hot air into $$$$$ ?

Campbell’s Harmonized Sales Tax and the Working Joe ( and Jill)

Time for a blast from the past. I  originally wrote and posted this piece over a year ago- July 24th, 2008. Reading it tonight, I found myself shaking my head and laughing. A year later, not a lot has changed in the economic situation for thousands of British Columbians, except that the rich are gettingContinue reading Campbell’s Harmonized Sales Tax and the Working Joe ( and Jill)

The column Enbridge responded to, but wouldn’t post on the Northern Gateway Site

Earlier this week  I posted about the growing opposition to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project. In that post, I included a link to the project information site, where the company has posted their response to an opinion editorial written by Jennifer Rice (originally published in the Prince Rupert Daily News). Given one entire page of it’s own, theirContinue reading The column Enbridge responded to, but wouldn’t post on the Northern Gateway Site