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One reason Pat Bell doesn’t care about coal miners

In this morning’s Province column Mike Smyth asks why Jobs Minister Pat Bell has fallen silent on the subject of temporary foreign workers taking Canadian mining jobs at HD Minings repurposed Tumbler Ridge mine. Smyth finds it “strange” given that … Continue reading

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Better stupid, nah nah

Last night I had a short twitter exchange – I could not have written that a year ago – with a diehard BC Liberal supporter.  The gist of it was he called BC voters stupid for their refusal to accept … Continue reading

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BC Libs pay millions to quash BC Rail trial

What changed? That’s the real question today with the surprise deal to halt the BC Rail corruption trial.  And the answer is that the BC Liberals offered to pay defense costs estimated to be in the millions, contrary to government … Continue reading

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BC Rail Update: Carrying a brief for CN

Yesterday at the BC Rail Corruption trial, well-paid – make that very well-paid – director Brian Kenning was asked if he remembered being told it was untoward to be sporting a customized CN briefcase, whilst attempting to sell BC Rail … Continue reading

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Read the Fine Print – BC Place Casino Doubles Gambling in Vancouver

“Stop the expansion of gambling that has increased gambling addiction and put new strains on families.” – 2001 BC Liberal Election Promise. Two months ago the crash of the BC Liberal’s new on-line gambling site highlighted the massive expansion in … Continue reading

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Martyn Brown Does Alzheimer’s

Just back from healing up the radiation down south – hair fell out! even though they promised me my thinning strands would stay put – and had two days before my first hospital appointment so I stumbled into the greatest … Continue reading

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