Tag: Site C

“The road to power is paved with hypocrisy and casualties…” Frank Underwood,House of Cards.

The day started innocently enough: hot coffee, a scroll through the news and then I saw this: In an interview with the Alaska Highway News last week, Clark said governments are facing increased pressure when it comes to massive industrial projects such as Site… Continue Reading ““The road to power is paved with hypocrisy and casualties…” Frank Underwood,House of Cards.”

“And now class, let’s all just cover our ears & pretend that BC doesn’t ship mile long trains full of US thermal coal overseas!”

You know you’re a northern gal when gumboots are a seasonal staple, but even Premier Clark wasn’t wearing them today – although she should have been – if only to help her wade out of the mire that was created when she spoke: Liquefied… Continue Reading ““And now class, let’s all just cover our ears & pretend that BC doesn’t ship mile long trains full of US thermal coal overseas!””

Cutting through the spin cycle of the new Site C opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun

    If there is one thing that surprises many people who are new to following provincial politics, it is how easily governments can manipulate policy and legislation that is in place to protect taxpayers. A classic example is this: Two days before the… Continue Reading “Cutting through the spin cycle of the new Site C opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun”

About those WAC Bennett Dam repairs…

Back in November, I saw a notice in the paper about a BC Hydro application to the BC Utilities Commission for rip-rap repairs on the WAC Bennett Dam, and blogged about the complete and utter hypocrisy of this in relation to the Site C… Continue Reading “About those WAC Bennett Dam repairs…”