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

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“Official truths are often powerful illusions” ~ John Pilger

" Hi Laila...Remember the Principle of Parsimony, aka Occam’s Razor that says: “simpler explanations are, other things being equal, generally better than more complex ones.”  The illusion of a fixed price contract is great optics even though its an illusion.  As you quite rightly point out there are escape clauses in the agreement that do in fact provide …

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Straight from the horses mouth: Premier Campbell and Huggies Hansen tell it like it was – back in 2008.

Watch this video, and listen carefully. Listen to Gordon Campbell talk about how bad the economy is, and how changes will have to be made. Listen to Colin talk about how if a P3 financer can't get financing, another company can step in because so many are out there waiting. Now, this is from 2008. Not …

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Monday morning round – up

Wonderful morning out there, rather 'nippy' if you catch my drift! It's kind of funny how I cringe and freeze when the rain and wind are here, but now that it is sub-zero and bright, I love it! Different kind of cold, I guess, but I'll take this over the rain any day. First up …

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I’ve run out of memory.

Computer memory that is.Let me assure you, this is QUITE an inconvenience, not to mention very frustrating! As a result, today you are going to get this crappy message rather than the really revealing post I've been working on about a large company involved in BC public projects...that has a very " interesting" corporate history. And on that …

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Time to ask why Kiewit keeps getting the bids.. even when things go wrong. A story within a story.

Yes, I say it is time to start putting toll booths on the Sea to Sky highway, especially considering this new lawsuit BC Hydro and BC Transmission Corporation filed against Peter Kiewit and Sons - the contractor who built and maintains the splashy new drive.  The Vancouver Sun has the story tonight :  http://www.vancouversun.com/Hydro+BCTC+suing+highway+contractor/2088312/story.html BC Hydro …

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