"...I know I can’t go back to working parallel to the real problems, hiding my opinions and yet somehow hoping that one viewer every night might piece together what I wanted to say. I thought if I paid my dues and worked my way up through the ranks, I could maybe reach a position of … Continue reading ” Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding the truth” ~ Karl Ludwig Borne
** UPDATED below the main story: There are again, some serious issues with media reporting accurate information when relaying what happened in the accident involving the mayor in April of 2010. CBC online ran this story this evening, with a clip from the CBC evening news, showing the photos of both vehicles and again, stating that the mayors … Continue reading And the media story continues that the mayors car was broadsided…
Wow. There are some advantages to waking up prior to 5 am, and this would be one of them- seeing the news ticker on the CBC site toss a headline about political governments in Canada being under the influence of the foreign countries, in particular China. In fact, CBC has already contacted Premier Gordon Campbell … Continue reading Breaking news this early Wednesday AM : CBC reports that CSIS has indications that cabinet ministers in two provinces under the influence of foreign countries , and some BC Liberal ministers may be under suspicion – Premier Gordon Campbell declines comment.
From the NY Post : Fortress says it is negotiating with the Canadian government, which it says promised to make it whole for the time Whistler/Blackcomb mountain is used for the Olympics. Intrawest is trying to get roughly $90 million, and wants to be paid before the Games start on Feb. 12, a source said. If it does … Continue reading An Olympic sized Canadian bail-out for Intrawest could mean all Canadians pay for the 2010 games – whether they want to or not.
Good morning, and a lovely one at that. The stars were all twinkling brightly during my early run today, and the air was crispy cool. This has been the perfect fall so far, at least to me. What more could you ask for than crispy leaves, warm cider and roasted chestnuts and the smell of … Continue reading Bits and Bites, Wednesday October 7th, 2009
" The B.C. government will do more to expand markets and opportunities for local wood products globally and within the province in an effort to boost the forest industry, Premier Gordon Campbell said Wednesday. Campbell said he will adapt a "wood first strategy" aimed at increasing the use of B.C. wood in publicly funded buildings … Continue reading Premiers Ideas to assist the forestry industry nothing but thin air and far too late to save anyone.
Forgive me, but I'm opening the door to 'taser talk' again. ( The last time I did this it initiated an ongoing debate in the comments section that lasted for several months.) Last night I watched an excellent documentary on The National, regarding tasers. More specifically, the older x26 model manufactured prior to 2005, of which … Continue reading Time for the RCMP to do the right thing: Pull tasers out of service pending further independent testing.
Wow! Did the photographer who snapped the front page photo on yesterdays edition of the Province score , or what? If the adage ' a picture tells a thousand words' is true, than the look on Kim Capri's face in that photo speaks volumes! Gee, the last time I saw a face like that was on my … Continue reading Bye, Sam…
Mayor Dianne Watts says "Newton has not been neglected..." in this following clip, despite everything we know to be reality. Both residents and business owners who actually deal with the consequences of the cities neglect daily are very eager to see the unveiling of the mayors new Newton Plan at the June 16th council meeting. And … Continue reading “Price To Pay” – CBC story w/ Susana da Silva
***** UPDATE JUNE 06 ***** As per Susana da Silva this evening...... everyone is talking beavers..lol.. and the Newton Drug/crime /prostitution story has been put off until this weekend , or Monday. She will advise as soon as the Beaver Killing Story dies down. Susana, guard those ankles- there may very well be another beaver lurking … Continue reading BUMPED BY THE BEAVER….again!!!!