Tag: Todd Stone

Complicit…or incompetent? Questions continue to pile up for the Premier, who continues to ignore them all.

“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… Continue Reading “Complicit…or incompetent? Questions continue to pile up for the Premier, who continues to ignore them all.”

Sea to Sky highway retaining walls safety inspection reports released, raise more questions on quality of build and maintenance.

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… Continue Reading “Sea to Sky highway retaining walls safety inspection reports released, raise more questions on quality of build and maintenance.”

“The more that government becomes secret, the less it becomes free.” ~ James Russell Wiggins

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… Continue Reading ““The more that government becomes secret, the less it becomes free.” ~ James Russell Wiggins”

“…the contractor who built the wall — Peter Kiewit and Sons — used parts in the retaining wall that do not meet ministry standards….”

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.… Continue Reading ““…the contractor who built the wall — Peter Kiewit and Sons — used parts in the retaining wall that do not meet ministry standards….””