Category Archives: Christy Clark

Lame ducks

Vaughn Palmer wrote an all-time keeper of a column last Monday.  Better than anything I’ve ever read, it demonstrates why BC would be far better off if the entire Press Gallery ceased to exist this very second. Okay, maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Just like starting over

It’s been a while since the last post. I’ll get to the reasons for that shortly, but I first want to say thanks, an enormous thanks, for the response to that last piece.  It had over 12,000 views, which I’m … 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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Selling the Stadium? Can’t come soon enough.

Good on Adrian Dix for belling the cat that is BC Place as currently run by the BC Liberals. BC Place is the end repository of hundreds of millions of tax dollars that provide little or no public benefit and … 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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Week One: the campaign double standard

The double standard is in full swing. That’s my conclusion based on the first five days of campaign reporting. Christy Clark is allowed to skate away from all content and glad hand through events with a mouthful of shaky “messages” … 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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Wanted: Sun Fact checker

Good thing the Vancouver Sun puts it’s stories – no matter which easily accessible wire service provides them – behind a pay wall.  Giving them the benefit of the doubt I think of it as a way to protect people … Continue reading

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Don’t believe the pundits, the Job Plan is a failure

There are two economic plan/job plan ad campaigns plying their government’s wares these days: the BC Liberals pre-election campaign and the Harper conservative’s mid term blahs campaign. Both claim that, with their respective government’s guidance, everything is great.  Both are … Continue reading

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Vancouver? Where’s that at?

Let’s let the Premier speak for herself on the Times of India Film Awards: “Christy Clark says the show is less about ticket sales and more about the long lasting benefits. “’It’s about having 100 million people see Vancouver and … Continue reading

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