Tag: patronage

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Public deserves appointees who have competed for position

This week, Brent and I take a look at the recent government appointments of Gordon Wilson and Ben Stewart. This week’s topic: Are government appointments special, or should appointees go through the usual hiring process? If there is anything the last week in politics…

While Duffy squeals foul on Harper et al. … let us not forget from whence he came

While the trough feeders of all trough feeders Rob Ford provides a momentary distraction from the Senate Scandal, Press Progress has posted a video reminder of  ” The Old Duff” fundraising for the Conservatives in 2010. From their post: “One of the defining features of…