Tag: fort st john

“And now class, let’s all just cover our ears & pretend that BC doesn’t ship mile long trains full of US thermal coal overseas!”

You know you’re a northern gal when gumboots are a seasonal staple, but even Premier Clark wasn’t wearing them today – although she should have been – if only to help her wade out of the mire that was created when she spoke: Liquefied…

About those WAC Bennett Dam repairs…

Back in November, I saw a notice in the paper about a BC Hydro application to the BC Utilities Commission for rip-rap repairs on the WAC Bennett Dam, and blogged about the complete and utter hypocrisy of this in relation to the Site C…

“The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions. “~ James L.Buckley

I wonder how our dear premier is feeling this morning? Because depending on what side you take, the latest news regarding the political campaign contributions made by various special prosecutors ( Kash Heed’s messy election campaign investigation + the Basi- Virk trial) have got to be…

“Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one. ~Abbott Joseph Liebling, “Do You Belong in Journalism?” New Yorker, 4 May 1960

I could not have said it better myself. You may or may not have heard, but today is World Press Freedom Day.  Started by the United Nations, the purpose of this day is to remind all of us of the importance of true freedom of…