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“It is always more easy to discover and proclaim general principles than to apply them.” ~ Winston Churchill, The Gathering Storm

In following the discussion and commentary on social media in the hours leading up to an announcement from the federal government on Northern Gateway, one thing is clear: there is an elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about. I stand… Continue Reading ““It is always more easy to discover and proclaim general principles than to apply them.” ~ Winston Churchill, The Gathering Storm”

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Corrigan defending Burnaby’s interests

This week, the question Brent and I debate is: ” Should Kinder-Morgan be allowed to test the feasibility of a pipeline through Burnaby Mountain?” Say what you will about Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan’s refusal to allow Kinder Morgan to conduct testing on city owned… Continue Reading “This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Corrigan defending Burnaby’s interests”

en·ti·tle·ment : the feeling or belief that you deserve to be given something (such as special privileges)

    Recently, several BC NDP MLA’s were busy posting photos of themselves taking public transit to and from the legislature. Well done! And I mean that, although I do wonder if this is an ongoing thing or simply a one-off for Twitter.( how politicians used… Continue Reading “en·ti·tle·ment : the feeling or belief that you deserve to be given something (such as special privileges)”

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Too many companies taking advantage of desperate students

The winner of last week’s duel on the teachers’ strike vote was Laila with 86%. This week’s topic: Are unpaid internships exploitation or a good opportunity for young people entering the job market? Back in the ‘good old days’ when I first entered the… Continue Reading “This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Too many companies taking advantage of desperate students”