Category Archives: BC Rail

Prediction time

I’m terrible at predictions, always letting my emotions run amok through the fields, leaving my reason bereft in the ditch. So today, I use a few tricks such as stealing my base from threehundredeight.com and augmenting it with my own … Continue reading

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A vote for and a vote against

I’m a partisan.  I’ve been a New Democrat since I heard Dave Barrett speak about our province and his vision for it in 1972. But for crying out loud, please shoot me if I ever turn into one of those … Continue reading

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Money & politics: a must read

Knock me over with a feather.  Gordon Hoekstra in the Vancouver Sun has a must read story today. If you want to know the how and why of BC Liberal politics read the Sun’s story on Corporate donations.  Then you … Continue reading

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The unpredictable election

Four weeks. Four weeks until this poor benighted province dumps one of the worst governments in recent memory. Four weeks until sanity is restored. At least that’s what I believe.  While it’s not a slam-dunk, take it for granted election … Continue reading

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Pacific Carbon Trust – a division of Smear Inc…

Just who are Pacific Carbon Trust’s media relations guys? The guys who put together the attack on outgoing Auditor General John Doyle? Wazuku, aka the boys from Smear Inc., according to Jonathan Fowlie of the Vancouver Sun. We all remember … Continue reading

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The can of worms: BC Rail, Basi/Virk, anonymity, inducements to plead

I’m not surprised with the BC Supreme Court ruling on the Auditor General’s application for documents in the Basi Virk indemnity case. My understanding is that some of the billings – the ones protected by privilege – might reveal the … Continue reading

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Foster’s can of worms

MLA and Chair of the Committee to select a (now new) Auditor General Eric Foster is hiding behind a lie.  Foster claims that the information about his personal conflict with the Auditor – the conflict that may have provided the … Continue reading

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The AG drive by: Lap dogs to the rescue

If you’re checking the reaction to the government’s decision to get rid of Auditor General John Doyle you’ll have noticed that a lot of Liberal stenographers are intimating – without knowledge – that the NDP ‘might’ want to get rid … Continue reading

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A lie a day keeps the media away

On Sean Leslie’s show yesterday, John Les – the government spear carrier on the Doyle hit – straight out lied about the hit. According to CKNW “Les was asked whether the Government wants to get rid of Doyle. “No, it’s … Continue reading

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BC Libs fire troublesome Auditor General

The Sun and the Province are reporting tonight that the BC Liberals appear to be firing BC’s strong Auditor General, John  Doyle. Oh wait I mean to say in the obscuring way the Liberals do, they plan to fail to … Continue reading

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