Before anyone starts screaming at me for what I am about to write, let me say that I am all about saving and preserving the world we live on for as long as we possibly can. If you read anything of what I write, you will know that I advocate for a number of environmental … Continue reading Part II : Jesus turned water to wine, but who turned hot air into $$$$$ ?
Official Opening of Kincolith Extension Highway May 17, 2003 B.C. Transportation Minister Judith Reid is joined by Dr. Joseph Gosnell, president of the Nisga'a Lisims Government (left), and Robert Nault, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada (right), cutting a cedar ribbon to offically open the road between Laxgalts'ap (Greenville) and Gingolx (Kincolith) on May 17, 2003. More than … Continue reading Tercon Contracters Ltd vs. British Columbia… the rest of the story.
Full history on my first post : https://lailayuile.wordpress.com/2010/01/08/tercon-contractors-ltd-vs-british-columbia-ministry-of-transportation-and-highways/ And the Supreme Court Judgement story: https://lailayuile.wordpress.com/2010/02/12/breaking-news-supreme-court-rules-in-tercon-contractors-ltd-vs-british-columbiaministry-of-transportation/
First we saw this: Record luge run prompts safety fears : Austria's Manuel Pfister clocked the fastest speed ever recorded by a luger at Whistler's Sliding Centre on Thursday, prompting fears that sliders have now reached the absolute limit of what is safe. Then, we read this, from The Sun article posted earlier today, about the potentially treacherous … Continue reading ” “Please, let there be no accidents there because that could kill the sport…”
...and the implications of this are looking more and more ominous in the face of no answers from Facebook administration. ( I thought I lived in Canada, but this seems like something the Chinese government would do) ********UPDATE: Bill has advised that the NO BC HST page has reappeared as mysteriously as it disappearred, however … Continue reading Two popular political Facebook pages started by columnist/political commentator Bill Tielman disappear under suspicious circumstances…
I was recently checking out Vanilla Bill's lineup on NW, and one of his topics was something like this: Olympic fever is sweeping the nation - when will Vancouver catch Olympic excitement? Uhhh, hate to tell you Bill, but maybe never? Here's the deal. I'm totally in support of Olympic athletes and big dreams, and … Continue reading Laila’s list: Top 5 things NOT to do during the 2010 Summer-oops-Winter Olympics in Vancouver
You heard it here first on January 11th, which is the date I brought you the NY post story that detailed the first real hint of trouble for Whistler/Blackcomb resort owners, Intrawest, whose creditors are threatening to foreclose on them and seize control. Well, today CBC has the followup story as a result of this weeks article … Continue reading You heard it here locally first, on January 11th…now,CBC picks up NY post story and tells more of how Intrawest’s troubles are threatening the Olympics in Whistler
You know what? There is so much to talk about that is making my blood boil that I did not even need to turn the furnace on this morning. So, without the usual chatty preamble, I'm going to start with the closure of 5 legal aid offices in B.C. That's right, offices in Prince George, Surrey, Victoria, … Continue reading Bits and Bites, Wednesday November 4th, 2009
Please. Help me understand this. I know that Gordon Campbell recently announced in his Union of BC Municipalities speech that his government is spending our childrens future on todays bills, but humour me anyways. Let's actually pretend for a moment that education really means something in this province. Let's pretend we have a premier who is so progressive … Continue reading Olympic priorities for all of our childrens educations
Now, I don't have a degree in political science, but I like to think that I know a thing or two. In my opinion, you can tell a lot about the relevance a governing party places on the quality of life experienced by the people under their leadership, by the way the ruling party manages hardships during their tenure . For example, let's look at … Continue reading BC liberals place little value on quality of life for the average B.C. resident.