Monthly Archives: December 2011

Istanbul redux

You didn’t think I could be constrained to just a few pics of Istanbul, did you?  Especially when it one of the most photogenic cities I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting? Last summer we cancelled the back half of … Continue reading

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Vaughn Palmer on the Manitoba NDP

Right story, wrong conclusion Vaughn Palmer hung around the BC NDP Convention long enough Friday to listen to Michael Balagus (chief of staff to the Premier of Manitoba), tell the tale of the 2011 Manitoba election.  It is an interesting … Continue reading

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Harper’s Canada: a world class denier

Did you feel as ashamed of our government as I did when Harper’s minister responsible for sprucing up the tar sands image (aka the environment) dumped Kyoto overboard this week? Does anyone believe for a second that the Harper government … Continue reading

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Alex Tsakumis knows…

…why the issue of a public inquiry into the BC Rail deal must be kept alive. Read his latest bombshells, including previously unreleased RCMP interview transcripts and Pilothouse memos here. Oh, and find out another reason Premier Clark will never … Continue reading

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Another day, another (unreported) poll

Good government NGO Integrity BC released a poll last week about BC politics.  It was not good for the government of non-elected Premier Christy (not Christine) Clark. Integrity BC are the folks who sponsored last week’s Georgia Straight ad featuring … Continue reading

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