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
When growing pains become intolerable, the community needs to act.
This… is my Surrey. Beautiful, yes? We have beaches and sunsets to take your breathe away, parks and trails, farms that grow incredible local produce and fruits and fields of daisies to lay down and dream in. “Communities in fear” And with summer upon us and school out the end of next week, thousands ofContinue reading When growing pains become intolerable, the community needs to act.
“Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith aka “The day politicians closed a bridge to do yoga.”
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.”
Countdown to Surrey Votes 2014
Nothing gets the blood pumping like the last couple of days leading up to any election, and this years vote in Surrey is no exception. A wise man once said if someone promises you the moon, you better ask to see the ladder. Never was this more true than in this years election where promisesContinue reading Countdown to Surrey Votes 2014