Vaughn Palmer: On mega-projects, not much balance in B.C. Liberal claims of ‘on budget’

I was happy to see Vaughn Palmers column today, because his readership far exceeds mine and this story really needs to be read by all British Columbians. He also gives a tip of the hat to a December 21st blog post I did right before Christmas when the SFPR opened, to which I've already thanked …

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BC Liberals pat themselves on the back over SFPR ‘highway’ opening a year late and $464 million over budget

I'll give the BC Liberals this: they sure know how to crank out a photo-op and they know how to spin a deuce into silk and make it look like they invented it. Case in point, the grand opening the of much heralded... and criticized... South Fraser Perimeter Road -aka Highway 17 ( the old highway 17 …

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The top post of 2012 on LailaYuile.com: “How money and corruption are ruining the land.” originally posted June 19th, 2012

Corruption in government has been on many readers minds this year, backed up by this story, first posted here back in June, which received a whopping number of unique views, catching the attention of readers and governments alike, around the world. As a precursor to coming stories, I urge you to read this post, and the report, and think …

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Coming soon to some farmland near you… destination retail/entertainment mall and development to the tune of 1.8 million sq.feet.

Wow. The Tsawwassen First Nations have signed a deal that will forever change the landscape of South Delta and Tsawwassen. While everyone is still up in arms over the Southlands, they quietly inked a deal last week with two property development corporations to build not one, but two malls- one the comparable to Metropolis at Metrotown. …

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