Tag: mike de jong

BC Liberal property ‘fire sale’ begins in Surrey

Residents in the Sullivan/Panorama area of Surrey were all abuzz about the new sign from Colliers International listing a government property once earmarked for an expansion of Surrey Memorial Hospital. http://www.collierscanada.com/11954#.UsbXe9GA2M8 The property in question is being listed as a: “15.0 acre large-scale development…

BC government dim sum bonds a success in Hong Kong, but give indigestion to many here in British Columbia

As Harper’s old fishing buddy Rob Ford paddled up Denial earlier this week-  and continues to, very slowly of course,the ongoing gong show is like watching a train wreck in slow motion – his theatrics have provided ample cover for a variety of stories out…

Budget 2013 Highlights, Close Captioned for the Truth Impaired.

Dan Murphy does an excellent job on the fudge-it budget with his latest offering.     I’ll have some more serious commentary on the not so funny impacts of this punitive budget this afternoon – right now there are some interesting developments I have…

“The government paid for a report on what it will be taking in, not on what it will be paying out. A report on revenue only tells half the story.” ~ Bob Mackin,investigative journalist

That headline, my friends, is the most important thought to keep in your minds when you hear anything to do with this ” independent economist” who was paid, very well in fact, to produce a report for the Liberals who have managed to get this province into a…