Everything old is new again: CBC investigation raises big questions about Port Mann bridge build.

For Merv. There is nothing that gets a transportation geeks blood pumping than seeing some excellent investigative work on a project you've written about at least a dozen times: the Port Mann bridge project. Two pieces you should read this morning and I will tell you why in a moment.    From CBC: 'Weak oversight' …

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BC Liberals pat themselves on the back over SFPR ‘highway’ opening a year late and $464 million over budget

I'll give the BC Liberals this: they sure know how to crank out a photo-op and they know how to spin a deuce into silk and make it look like they invented it. Case in point, the grand opening the of much heralded... and criticized... South Fraser Perimeter Road -aka Highway 17 ( the old highway 17 …

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Chinese State owned oil giant plans takeover of Canadian based Novus Energy.

Yes, another one bites the dust and while investors clink glasses of fine scotch as they watch the stock prices rise, I'm left wondering what this slow but steady advance of Chinese state takeovers in Canada will ultimately mean - not only for our country, but for our ability to control our own resources. It appears …

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What’s it like working with Premier Christy Clark? “She’s a role model for the next generation…” ~ Rich Coleman, minister of everything.

Thankfully, I'll never have to find out. However, Rich Coleman, minister of everything under the sun has, and actually likes working with Christy so much, he made this video on YouTube just to prove how much he likes working with her. Hmm...  ok....is it just me, or does Rich Coleman look like he's in an interrogation …

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“Money and corruption are ruining the land…”

"...crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits, treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep." ~ Ray Davies Here on this site, we have revealed many breaking news stories of secret deals,evidence of corruption, collusion and a number of other shameful instances of how 'money and …

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Commentary on Enbridge coming later tonight, but for now : More trouble for SNC Lavalin

SNC Lavalin is facing more problems today, as the World Bank temporarily bans one of it subsidiaries from bidding on any new contracts while it continues its investigation. SNC-Lavalin Unit Debarred By World Bank Of course, this is just another bad day for the engineering giant that has been the subject of an RCMP raid,several scandals …

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Surely this must be a violation of the Elections Act…

Forwarded Message ----- From: Kevin Falcon <k.falcon@bcliberals.com> Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 7:37:04 PM Subject: Down to the wire   Down to the wire Dear Friends:As we enter the final days before voting ends on the HST referendum I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the status of our effort on the …

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” Friends take care of Friends.” ~ Norman Farrell

Norman always has something thought provoking on his site, and often sees and finds something others may not. Case in point, the connections between Deputy Finance Minister Graham Whitmarsh and should have been soon to testify in the now defunct Basi-Virk trial...Gary Collins!! Appears they share a common past with Harmony Airlines..... Well, if that just doesn't make …

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Corruption is complete authority plus total monopoly, minus transparency.

corrupt [kuh-ruhpt] –adjective 1. guilty of dishonest practices, as bribery; lacking integrity; crooked: a corrupt judge. 2. debased in character; depraved; perverted; wicked; evil: a corrupt society. 3. made inferior by errors or alterations, as a text. 4. infected; tainted. 5. decayed; putrid.   October 18th is already a date that is emblazoned in my …

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