I greatly admire Ian for many reasons, and this new post is one of his best. Here is an excerpt: This weekend the BC NDP Provincial Council meets to begin the review of the disastrous 2013 campaign. From what I see it is set to fail, much like Dix’s campaign itself. This was a … Continue reading A bold new post from Ian Reid on the BC NDP.
This week’s topic: What is the most important factor voters should consider at the polls? When Kathryn’s submission arrived in my email, it was clear that while we come from different positions on the political spectrum, she felt the same responsibility as I did. I was impressed with her thoughtful commentary. It’s both a privilege … Continue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Find the party that is accountable for its actions.
Our good friends over at Deep Rogue Ram, have done it again, this time with a Dan Murphy classic. Give the man a round of applause please!
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 … Continue reading What’s it like working with Premier Christy Clark? “She’s a role model for the next generation…” ~ Rich Coleman, minister of everything.
It started innocently enough. While checking out my twitter feed, something came by from the Christy Clark twitter feed sending followers to the new public service announcement on bullying. I bit, clicked... and ended up on the BC governments newest website, paid for with your tax dollars: Hmm..... what's this all about? From the About page: … Continue reading Clark tries new tactic to woo women back into the fold with Über-mommy friendly website – paid for with your tax dollars.
Winner of the last duel on the value of the Canadian Senate was Laila Yuile with 64%. This week’s topic: Is the recent B.C. budget really a Liberal budget — or an NDP-style one? Premier Christy Clark — who still hasn’t been elected to that title by voters — may have taken a couple of … Continue reading This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Cutting services to most vulnerable a typical Liberal tactic
As someone who has blogged about politics since the last election in this province, I've seen so many stories and examples of the current governments cronyism/unethical behavior/questionable policies/ corrupt activities that quite honestly, it still astounds me. Following the 2009 election, I was so disgusted with having to put up with several more years of Campbell … Continue reading Coming soon : An all new, 100+ reasons the BC Liberals must go. Now accepting reader submissions
A stunning turn of events in the valley, my good friends over at Abbotsford Today have the breaking news. "In a letter issued this afternoon the BC Liberal Abbotsford South Riding Association has resigned saying the election of Darryl Plecas was “both unfair and not democratic.”The letter came from former Riding Association president Stephen Evans" And here is … Continue reading Breaking news – Abbotsford South BC Liberal Riding Association Directors and President resign, citing ” Unfair, not democratic ” election of candidate Darryl Plecas.
Source: http://www.fin.gov.bc.ca/PT/dmb/ref/netDebt.pdf Our good friends over at Blog Borg Collective has a very important post up this morning that clearly show the amount of debt the province is carrying - without including crown corps etc. The chart above is from one he has embedded in his post today..... and all I can say is a … Continue reading One of the most important graphs and the two most important posts, you will ever read about BC’s coming debt load.