” Someone can write a negative story by taking a picture of someone in a doorway,but we have some things to celebrate.” ~ Rich Coleman

     (Well, Rich, you sure know how to give a good quote ! )  ******* UPDATE - FEBRUARY 07th, 2010.  Last year I bookmarked a page from The Province's Operation Phoenix series that I found to be particularly authentic, and   Several days ago, the link disappeared and ' this story was no longer available.'   …

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” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian

This link is appearing everywhere online, and has been sent to me by a number of readers. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jan/31/vancouver-winter-olympics-police An interesting commentary, it at first appears to be an overseas Op-Ed, but on further examination the author turns out to be a local freelancer, who was in fact interviewed by CBC yesterday! ( thank you C.!)  ** note how …

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Bits and Bites, Wednesday November 4th, 2009

You know what? There is so much to talk about that is making my blood boil that I did not even need to turn the furnace on this morning. So, without the usual chatty preamble, I'm going to start with  the closure of 5 legal aid offices in B.C.  That's right, offices in Prince George, Surrey, Victoria, …

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