With this stunning and somewhat rare West Coast Sunshine, we should all be outside enjoying the weather before it returns to nasty rain again! However, I know a lot of people down with flu and colds now, and so I've compiled a few items of interest I found that I think you might want to check out! 1) … Continue reading Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!
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 … Continue reading ” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian
In the course of conversation with several acquaintances recently, the topic of media bias - or lack of it, shall I say - popped up. Of course, I thought it pertinent to ask whether anyone was aware that the company that owns both our big local papers , and other media conglomerates, have made donations … Continue reading ” In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell
A sad day, in my eyes, as Bill announces he has not been able to reach an agreement with CKNW for his appearances on the station. http://billtieleman.blogspot.com/2009/11/bill-tieleman-leaves-bill-good-show-on.html Bill will continue to share his views on everything political in his 24 Hours column, The Tyee and of course, his blog! As well, Bill has recently made a … Continue reading Bill Tieleman leaves the Bill Good Show
The Tyee has again highlighted an irritating yet important issue for the Libs this election in the following article excerpts: BC Rail Trust Fund: Timing of Financial Blackout Questioned Libs look like they're hiding info until election ends: ethics expert. By Andrew MacLeod Published: May 5, 2009 http://www.TheTyee.ca That a trust fund dedicated to northern … Continue reading From the Tyee: ” Libs look like they’re hiding info until election ends: ethics expert.”
Let me see, what headlines did I find today... Is Laibar Singh ever going home?- His 'saviors' say Laibar Singh is ready to go to India and that his lawyer has been fired - yet the lawyer in question maintains that he has not been fired and in fact, Laibar wants to stay. Click your heels Mr. Singh, as Dorothy said " There's no place … Continue reading Major media’s lack of coverage of Basi/Virk development speaks volumes