Reading Rob Shaw’s column this morning, I became a little verclempt at the altruism displayed by BC LNG advocate, Gordon Wilson recently: Premier Christy Clark’s hand-picked advocate for liquefied natural gas says British Columbia has a “moral obligation” to develop the industry to save the lives of Chinese residents dying of air pollution. ~snip~ “SoContinue reading About that moral obligation to the people of China suffering from air pollution…
Spent the morning listening in on opening statements from BC Hydro’s lawyer at Supreme Court and will post a bit on that later. But I ran into a friend in government on the skytrain home who told me Gordon Wilsons appointment to LNG advocate, had once again, been renewed by the Clark government: And what youContinue reading LNG might be a dead duck, but someone found the Golden Goose!
This week, Brent and I take a look at the recent government appointments of Gordon Wilson and Ben Stewart. This week’s topic: Are government appointments special, or should appointees go through the usual hiring process? If there is anything the last week in politics has shown us, it is that the public has little patienceContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Public deserves appointees who have competed for position
H/T to Rob Shaw of the Times Colonist for this list of Liberal job appointments since the May election. He’s asked in this article, that if you know of any more appointments, to email and let him know – definitely worth a share if you haven’t seen this. http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/blogs/politics-1.61088/liberal-job-appointments-since-the-may-election-1.676341?blogRssReaderId=7.1014 There you have it – the BC JobsContinue reading “Talk is cheap, throw money instead.”