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I smell a contest coming on

Colin Hansen – uncle to the HST – wants to change the name of the BC Liberals to something more akin to their raison d’etre. Time for all good women and men to come to the aid of the party. … Continue reading

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WTF?

I go out for two hours and what happens? Craig James screws the recallers on behalf of Liberal MLA (that wasn’t three words I just typed, was it?) Ida Chong and Finance Minister Colin Hansen reveals he was lying when … Continue reading

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Gordon Campbell on budget deficits and the HST: lying liars

My friend S. caught this whopper from last night’s speech from the Premier.  Last night’s story about the deficit, the election and the decision to implement the HST doesn’t quite gibe with anything else the Premier and the Finance Minister … Continue reading

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I haven’t forgotten the HST

Have you? There’s more troubling economic news for BC in the wake of the HST.  Statistics Canada is reporting that BC’s retail sales have fallen again in the wake of the HST introduction in July.  September sales are down $6 … Continue reading

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HST. And how was that good for our economy?

Let’s review recent economic performance since the introduction of the HST. Tourism down New home sales down Gross Domestic Product down Unemployment Up And today we learn; Automobile sales down Manufacturing sales down Genius.

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Split personality

“Would that be an honest finance minister or the other kind?” Think like a finance minister when voting on HST, urges B.C. premier The Canadian Press WHISTLER, B.C. – Premier Gordon Campbell is asking B.C. voters to think like a … Continue reading

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HST and Recall: the talking point years

Bill Good hosted two recall targets yesterday, Liberal MLAs John Slater (Boundary Similkameen) and Bill Barisoff (Penticton). They were well trained by the secretive Public Affairs Bureau.  Nary a word out of place as Slater and Barisoff offered up a … Continue reading

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You Can’t Trust the BC Liberals

That’s not me talking.  It’s what 30% of BC Liberal supporters say, according to Angus Reid’s latest poll. Here’s how it breaks down.  25% of British Columbians would vote BC Liberal today.  But only  18% of voters say they trust … Continue reading

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The First Liberal Insider Calls for Hansen’s Resignation

Well, it’s hit the fan over there in the BC Liberal shrinking tent. Rich Coleman’s constituency president calls out Hansen in a post today, saying Hansen must resign.  Here are some choice bits: “Every media outlet in British Columbia is … Continue reading

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What’s Good for the Goose, etc…

“The premier of B.C. misled the voters of B.C. and I want to know today whether or not he is willing to resign and live up to the promise he made just a few weeks ago,” Campbell said. Gordon Campbell,  … Continue reading

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