Tag: carol james

Rainy day thoughts from the island

At long last the rains have returned to my portion of the island – for now at least – and since I am sequestered at home today with a child contagious with either strep or mono, I find myself with a bit of rare…

A question for Gordon Campbell: Will this be happening here?

From a good friend and reader, I received a link  this morning to a story that ran in The Star this week.  Here’s an excerpt: Tax collectors get $45K severance, keep jobs ( link embedded) More than 1,250 Ontario tax collectors will get a severance…

Where was all this ” Fiscal restraint” two weeks ago?

I’ve got to hand it to the BC Liberals.  I really thought they had already reached the height of insincerity and mock concern during their time in power, but alas, they have bested even themselves!  Yes, a new pinnacle of hypocrisy has been attained, coming in with the new…

Bits and Bites, Wednesday November 4th, 2009

You know what? There is so much to talk about that is making my blood boil that I did not even need to turn the furnace on this morning. So, without the usual chatty preamble, I’m going to start with  the closure of 5 legal aid…