Tag: mike de jong

Affordability crisis? What affordability crisis? How the BC government fanned the flames of #Vanre

I’ll admit that when this came across my desk, I mused that one could resurrect that old series Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous, and shoot the entire thing in Vancouver… It’s terribly  hard being wealthy. That’s why luxury real estate consultancy Knight Frank…

Port Mann Bridge becomes the new ‘Fast Ferries’ debacle.

If you don’t follow Integrity BC on twitter https://twitter.com/INTEGRITYBC , or at their facebook page where frequent updates are posted, you are missing out on some vital information regarding BC politics and how the BC government operates. All of the work posted is rock…

A little perspective on todays BC Liberal illegal gaming/money laundering announcement

2011 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/casino/2011/02/16/casino-expansion-bc-place-may-lead-increase-organized-crime-activity-sources-say Before it was disbanded last year, the RCMP’s Integrated Illegal Gaming Enforcement Team (IIGET) gave a number of warnings about the presence of organized crime at casinos in the Province. Now, as Vancouver prepares for public hearings on the BC Place casino…

en·ti·tle·ment : the feeling or belief that you deserve to be given something (such as special privileges)

    Recently, several BC NDP MLA’s were busy posting photos of themselves taking public transit to and from the legislature. Well done! And I mean that, although I do wonder if this is an ongoing thing or simply a one-off for Twitter.( how politicians used…