Who’s been naughtiest in B.C. Politics?

  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/laila-yule/santas-naughty-list-bc-liberals_b_2252877.html "The holiday season is here and children everywhere are writing to Santa, hoping that they haven't made the naughty list. It turns out that it's not only children who should be worried this year! I received a tip recently from a source in the North Pole and Santa is more than a little … Continue reading Who’s been naughtiest in B.C. Politics?

Straight from the horses mouth: Premier Campbell and Huggies Hansen tell it like it was – back in 2008.

Watch this video, and listen carefully. Listen to Gordon Campbell talk about how bad the economy is, and how changes will have to be made. Listen to Colin talk about how if a P3 financer can't get financing, another company can step in because so many are out there waiting. Now, this is from 2008. Not … Continue reading Straight from the horses mouth: Premier Campbell and Huggies Hansen tell it like it was – back in 2008.

BC Liberals wanted HST – despite high level warnings of job loss, wage loss and productivity loss for up to 5 years

Cross posted from Honestly Shared Taxation, another blog I co-author with writer Norman Farrell. Jonathan Fowlie of the Vancouver Sun has breaking news this September 1st,2010. Here is an excerpt: FOI documents: B.C. government adopted HST despite warnings of negative impact on the economy 13 months after Freedom of Information request, heavily censored documents reveal discussion … Continue reading BC Liberals wanted HST – despite high level warnings of job loss, wage loss and productivity loss for up to 5 years

We cordially invite you to visit our new blog: ” Honestly Shared Taxation”

This is how history happens, people. I've learned that real leaders aren't always the men and women making deals on Howe Street, nor are they always those charged with the care and growth of our province. Real leaders are regular people like you and I, who have extraordinary determination. I think that sounds a lot … Continue reading We cordially invite you to visit our new blog: ” Honestly Shared Taxation”

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

“Scope changes” to South Fraser Perimeter Road fuels rumours that the project is dead – and the Liberals are out of money.

What?? You don't say??  Are the Liberals once againover budget, and underfunded - before a project even starts? NOoooo.... say it ain't so!!!! A little birdie flew by my window tonight, and whispered some sweet nothings in my ear... oh so sweet... regarding that often protested and over-hyped South Fraser Perimeter Road( part of the Gateway … Continue reading “Scope changes” to South Fraser Perimeter Road fuels rumours that the project is dead – and the Liberals are out of money.

How much will the HST cost you? Figure it out for yourself with the HST hit list !

Gordon Campbell says that the HST won't cost British Columbians very much.  image from :  http://scoutmagazine.ca/2009/07/25/province-to-screw-restaurant-business-in-broad-daylight/ In fact,he says it will only cost the average British Columbian a couple of hundred dollars a month, but the benefits are far greater! That is right folks, Gordon Campbell is going to be doing us all a HUGE … Continue reading How much will the HST cost you? Figure it out for yourself with the HST hit list !

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 getting … Continue reading Campbell’s Harmonized Sales Tax and the Working Joe ( and Jill)

PAID, Civil Servant Olympic “Volunteers”- another novel idea sponsored by the BC government

I couldn't believe what I heard on the radio on the drive home yesterday. The BC government has initiated an offer for any civil servants who live within the lower mainland, to be given up to 15 days off to volunteer at the Olympics. Wow! Sounds great ,doesn't it?  How noble of the government to give … Continue reading PAID, Civil Servant Olympic “Volunteers”- another novel idea sponsored by the BC government