Tag Archives: Adrian Dix

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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What’s it all about Alfie?

From the Times of India fake Bollywood awards website: “BC State dignitaries will be duly honoured on the stage”. Do you need to know any more than that?  You paid $11 million for it. *** Global TV and most other … Continue reading

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NDP on top Nationally and in BC

Two interesting polls, one national, the other provincial. For the first time in maybe 25 years, the NDP is running first in a national poll.  Decima Harris, in this week’s poll for the Canadian Press shows the NDP at 33%, … Continue reading

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The end of the BC Liberals?

Last week’s Forum poll confirmed the numbers seen in most polls lately.  The NDP at 46% of the decided vote is 20+ points ahead of both the BC Conservatives and the BC Liberal party who are tied for support in … Continue reading

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R U KDN me?

Today’s big stories in the Sun: NPA Park Board Commissioner mad he can’t name a park after himself.   Standing in George Wainborn Park – an NPA commissioned park constructed on contaminated land in North East False Creek area and … Continue reading

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Liar, liar: Courts on fire

For the last two day the NDP has been hammering the Clark government over the sad state of BC’s justice System after eleven years of BC Liberal cuts. Opposition Leader Adrian Dix led off question period Wednesday with a question … 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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The lesson of 2009

The lesson of the 2009 BC election is simple but has never been revealed until now.  I am willing to part with it as a piece of free advice to our new leader Adrian Dix because, as the papers are … Continue reading

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They doth protest too much

Here’s my gift to you today – a good rule of thumb to help judge reaction to Adrian Dix’s winning leadership bid. In the land of spin volume tells you more than substance… The Christy Clark folks were out on … Continue reading

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Give the brother-in-law a raise

Vancouver Sun health reporter Pamela Fayerman’s gushing coverage of the government’s health care announcement yesterday doesn’t include any comment from NDP Health critic Adrian Dix.  Most other news outlets included statements from Dix noting that the extra MRIs won’t make … Continue reading

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