“Christy Clark would do well to remember that Canada is a free nation…”

Late last week I was contacted by a new member of a local community association here in Surrey, who expressed great concern over this Tyee blog post: http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/2014/09/29/Non-Profit-Attack-Petition/ Her concern of course,is that the potential for these proposed changes to be used to silence any group expressing concerns or opposition to, well, anything,  is very real. … Continue reading “Christy Clark would do well to remember that Canada is a free nation…”

SNC Lavalin takes further ( damage control ?) action, replaces Gwyn Morgan and 3 directors.

Stunning news this morning in the business world. Gwyn Morgan, chairman of the board of SNC Lavalin, will be stepping down following the 2013 AGM in May : http://www.snclavalin.com/news.php?lang=en&id=2055&action=press_release_details In addition, three more directors will be replaced : David Goldman, Pierre H. Lessard and Edythe A. Marcoux. This comes following  recent revelations and allegations during Quebec's anti-corruption Charbonneau Commission that SNC Lavalin … Continue reading SNC Lavalin takes further ( damage control ?) action, replaces Gwyn Morgan and 3 directors.

Auditor Generals long awaited report on Pacific Carbon Trust finally released and surprise surprise….there are big problems all around.

This is an excerpt from a two-part post I wrote back in June of 2010, all about the Pacific Carbon Trust and their friends Offsetters Clean Technology : "I agree, few people in this province will deny the need for industry and commercial business to cut harmful emissions. But after a closer examination of the people and the projects initiated … Continue reading Auditor Generals long awaited report on Pacific Carbon Trust finally released and surprise surprise….there are big problems all around.

Fraser Transportation Group chosen as preferred bidder for South Fraser Perimeter Road, surprising many.

The  Ministry of Transportation  issued a long-awaited press release Friday- late,late Friday -  surprising many industry insiders by announcing  that the Fraser Transportation Group  has been chosen as the preferred bidder and will proceed to the final stage of the procurement process for the South Fraser Perimeter Road project.  I say surprising because many industry insiders thought SNC Lavelin of the Riverway … Continue reading Fraser Transportation Group chosen as preferred bidder for South Fraser Perimeter Road, surprising many.

Brookfield Asset Management, Gordon Campbell and British Columbia’s Best Assets

 I recently  authored a post that is again receiving considerable attention, due in part it appears, to a comment left by 'RickW', below the Tyee's front page column today: http://thetyee.ca/Views/2009/04/29/PayRaises/ Thank you, RickW -  my hope is to inform as many people as possible about this sell-off, and see if we can't get some answers as to why this is happening … Continue reading Brookfield Asset Management, Gordon Campbell and British Columbia’s Best Assets