Monthly Archives: August 2012

Why read the Sun? Their editorialists don’t.

This morning the Sun’s editorialists take the BCNDP to task for their pledge to withdraw from the Federal Enbridge environmental review process, while convening a made in BC process.  A big bad message to business, the Sun warns. There are … Continue reading

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A third Premier on his way?

  There was an interesting skipped over tidbit in the Falcon resignation yesterday.  Falcon  caught the Premier napping. BC’s Finance Minister didn’t bother to inform his boss of his decision to resign until the morning of the deed.  No two … Continue reading

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World leaders in journalism

On Monday, in the middle of our vacation idyll, we made our way to the local coffee shop for a rural capuccino and the papers.  Picking up the shop’s copy of the Vancouver Sun I came across this paragraph in … Continue reading

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Bitumen, Bitamen – Let’s call the whole thing off

For Immediate Release Today I am pleased to announce an initiative that will change the face of British Columbia – a new air borne pipeline project, valued at $100 billion that will flow bitumen from the tar oilsands of Alberta … Continue reading

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Paul Willcocks…

Still on target, even if he’s a continent away.  Read his piece on ICBC here.

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Stenography wins, you lose

Jeff Lee managed to obscure more than he reported yesterday in his front page piece on the resignation of David Podmore at the BC Pavilion Corporation.  But that’s to be expected when you’re taking dictation from a BC Liberal cabinet … Continue reading

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Chemo time

“The side effects can include nausea, numbness in your feet and fatigue.” “You mean like last time, like the Imatinib? “Exactly.  It’s the same family.” “Then that should be okay.  I didn’t really feel any of those things last time, … Continue reading

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Angus Reid drops the other shoe

And it looks an awful lot like the one Forum Research just dropped. From the Globe story on the second Angus Reid release this week: “The Angus Reid poll found Ms. Clark’s stand did not help her party with prospective … Continue reading

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Pipeline polling should be easy to understand

Deliberate misunderstanding or ideologically blinkered coverage that distorts and lies? I’m opting for the latter because there’s no other way to explain the distortions found in National Post’s piece on the latest Forum poll on BC voting trends conducted Tuesday … Continue reading

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