Tag: waste

Translink FOI release of untendered contract extension begs the question: Which is the easier ride: Skytrain or gravy train ?

A Freedom of Information request released yesterday by Translink after an extended delay, finally shows the details behind one of the contractors involved in providing services relating to the Mayors Council strategic plan and Transit tax plebiscite. Where to start ? How about with… Continue Reading “Translink FOI release of untendered contract extension begs the question: Which is the easier ride: Skytrain or gravy train ?”

This weeks column for 24Hrs: Taxpayers deserve better value for costly Translink Faregate system

This week, Brent and I take on the latest Faregate Folly…. the Compass Card fare evasion loophole. This week’s topic: Does the latest Compass Card loophole undermine the value of the new system? Taxpayers were treated to yet another in a series of TransLink… Continue Reading “This weeks column for 24Hrs: Taxpayers deserve better value for costly Translink Faregate system”

Why IS Christy Clark wasting money changing ministry names? This and more on a Monday morning.

Ah, finally, a moment to blog… I have nearly forgotten what that means! I appreciate your letters and notes and yes, everything is fine, I have simply been so busy that finding even a small bit of time to write has been difficult. First… Continue Reading “Why IS Christy Clark wasting money changing ministry names? This and more on a Monday morning.”

The cost of Stephane Dion – courtesy of Mark Warawa, MP

Here is something funny for you. An open letter to Mark Warawa, MP, conservative. Mr.Warawa, For the third time in a week, I received a flyer trashing Liberal leader Stephane Dion, in my pile of junk mail. On the front is a picture of Stephane, looking… Continue Reading “The cost of Stephane Dion – courtesy of Mark Warawa, MP”