“Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House.” ~ Louise Slaughter “The fatal attraction of government is that it allows busybodies to impose decisionsContinue reading Complicit…or incompetent? Questions continue to pile up for the Premier, who continues to ignore them all.
One of the advantages to blogging is the ability to follow up on stories as many times as one needs to get to the bottom of it. And as is becoming more common with stories involving the BC provincial government, it’s a matter of digging deeper,looking beyond the ministry media handler statements and sometimes goingContinue reading Sea to Sky highway retaining walls safety inspection reports released, raise more questions on quality of build and maintenance.
It’s a stunning Friday morning here on the coast; the sun is shining bright and hot, high enough in the sky at this time of year to chase shadows away completely before 10 am. Taking a look at the chatter online, people are still talking about the Pattullo bridge repairs conveniently announced by Translink yesterdayContinue reading “The more that government becomes secret, the less it becomes free.” ~ James Russell Wiggins
A wise man once told me that the best thing for any organization to do when facing a potentially explosive public relations issue was to “tell the truth, tell it all, and tell it damn quick.” First the issues were cosmetic in nature only. Then, a ministry employee said ” no significant structural issues wereContinue reading “…the contractor who built the wall — Peter Kiewit and Sons — used parts in the retaining wall that do not meet ministry standards….”