Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Palmer files – notes on an obsession

“December 30, 2003 – Vaughn Palmer says Dave Basi was working for the federal Liberals… Notes Required: Yes” “January 7, 2004 – Vaughn Palmer exposes Gordon Campbell’s alleged double standard… Notes Required: Yes” “January 15, 2004 – Vaughn Palmer thinks … Continue reading

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LDB, BCR and the Fairness Advisor problem

RossK over at the Gazetteer has an interesting post on the similarities between the privatization of the distribution arm of the Liquor Distribution Branch and the BC Rail deal.  The focus of the piece is the “fairness” monitor, aka “the … Continue reading

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Kevin Falcon, secret Village People member

I’m back at it, sort of.  But as a start I thought I ‘d bring you a little comic relief courtesy of the BC Rail papers. Yvette Wells (BC Rail Secretariat) on Kevin Falcon, secret Village People member: “Falcon has … Continue reading

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NYC travelogue – Journey through the past

I thought the week we spent in NYC last summer was hot.  Not so much it turns out.  Saturday clocked in at 101 – they still use the medieval fahrenheit here – and the night time lightning thundered down the … Continue reading

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Clark anything but exonerated in RCMP evidence

As a friend puts it “Alex Tsakumis is amazing today.”  Follow the link and judge for yourself. Tsakumis is publishing verbatim much of the material in the BC Rail trial evidence binders.  It doesn’t go well for the Premier. What … Continue reading

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He’s back, they’re all back

In the ‘shouldn’t read the paper on vacation’ section of the blog… A year and a bit ago, in one of Premier Christy Clark’s first moves she fired Gordon Campbell’s Chief of Staff Paul Taylor. Taylor hadn’t even completed five … Continue reading

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