I’ve got a really busy week and a half ahead and while I’ll still be watching activity on the blog,posts during this time will be sparse unless something earth-shattering comes up. However because I know many of you don’t use twitter or other forms of social media, there are a few items you should beContinue reading **Updated:Millionaires, money and political influence in BC: What you should be reading this week.
Yes, I know…. but there is only so much summer and not enough time to get it all done. And considering I generally dedicate about 10 months of the year to politics, summer is a welcome reprieve. So, as this weeks column comes out later today, here are the links to the last two! LastContinue reading Summer catch-up: Last two columns for 24Hrs Vancouver.
http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2015/06/17/transparency-hit-new-low-during-plebiscite Twenty-three is the number of elected representatives in Metro Vancouver who are members of the Mayors’ Council on Transportation — 21 members are mayors, one represents Electoral area ‘A’, and another is the chief of the Tsawwassen First Nation. Collectively, they are supposed to represent the views and interests of the citizens of theContinue reading Last weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Transparency hit new low during plebiscite
It was hot yesterday in the suburbs. So hot that when I first heard the Burrard street bridge was being completely closed for 7 hours on the first day of summer to do yoga.…I went and poured a glass of ice water to make sure I wasn’t suffering the first signs of heat stroke. TheContinue reading “Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith aka “The day politicians closed a bridge to do yoga.”