Monthly Archives: July 2011

Two sides good, one side bad

A few years ago I sat down in the offices of a reporter covering the BC Rail corruption trial.  I handed him a stack of information contained in affidavits sworn by BC Liberal government lawyers and employees and released by … Continue reading

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Running away from NYC

The NYC pre-cation is over and we’re in Toronto testing, testing, testing as my docs get ready to open up the neck. As always we did a lot of rushing about to get in as much as possible around the … Continue reading

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Quelle surprise!

Kash Heed lies to the RCMP about cheques he signs transferring public funds to his campaign manager to cover unreported election expenses, stalls Elections BC for two years and gets off with the lightest penalty possible. Pat Pimm spends the … Continue reading

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Steps

A version of this post appears on the Vancouver Observer I have a raft of doctors.  And I now have them all over the country on account of my rare tumour and the collective expertise of the neuro specialists at … Continue reading

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A journalist laments the state of journalism

A must read:  The CTV Quebec City bureau chief dishes on journalism in Canada. It’s not pretty.

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Special treatment in BC Liberal domestic violence case

147 women were murdered in BC between January 2003 and August 2008.  About 40% of these women were murdered by their spouses in a domestic dispute.   The corresponding number for men is about 3%. There are no two ways around … Continue reading

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Province’s Nazi cartoon ‘all in good fun’

Province publisher Joseph Goebbels today laughed off the controversy surrounding his paper’s cartoon depicting a BC teacher as Hitler. “It was all in good fun”, said Goebbels.  ”We’re not really suggesting BC teachers are responsible for the holocaust – although … Continue reading

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Last Carbon Tax post, I promise…

Why don’t I like BC’s Carbon Tax? Because I’m not interested in what is, at best, a symbolic advance against carbon emissions that in practical application does little more than hurt middle and low-income families. I oppose climate change policy … Continue reading

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When the numbers lie

I used to do polling for a living.  A lot of people hate polling and pollsters, especially on the left.  I think they are fools. Polling is one of our metrics.  A good poll will tell you whether you’re successful … Continue reading

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