While everyone thinks December tends to be a quiet time of the year for politics, this year it is anything but. Ending this week with a bang, the news that former Clerk Craig James, was charged with breach of trust and fraud. https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/12/18/Clerk-Craig-James-Charged-Legislature-Scandal/ These charges were a long time in coming, and I’m sure areContinue reading Weekend #bcpoli round up.
Last night I took a few moments before bed to re-read the older posts I’ve written on past spending and accounting scandals in the legislature, because I couldn’t stop thinking about the 17 people alleged to have been let go for raising concerns about spending or procedure. We will get back to that shortly, butContinue reading No more excuses: How the LAMC failed British Columbians…and why it must become accountable once and for all.
entitled UK /ɪnˈtaɪ.təld/ US /ɪnˈtaɪ.t̬əld/ feeling that you have the right to do or have what you want without having to work for it or deserve it, just because of who you are corruption cor·rup·tion | \ kə-ˈrəp-shən \ Definition of corruption 1a: dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people (such as government officials or police officers) : DEPRAVITY b: inducement to wrong by improper or unlawful means (such as bribery)the corruption of government officialsContinue reading How a woodsplitter became the new standard for entitlement & corruption in BC politics
If you haven’t followed the latest #bcpoli scandal, there is quite a story brewing in Victoria….and I thought it might be a good time to look back at how the legislature has been operating for nearly a decade, and what they have done to fix it. This week, the story broke that two top BCContinue reading Throwback Thursday: A bit of history on BC legislature accounting practices…or lack thereof