Tag Archives: Gregor Robertson

Sun: Socialist hordes are on the march

“In 2008 he became Vancouver’s 44th mayor, sweeping in a Vision Vancouver council very much with a “build it and they will come” socialist agenda trimmed heavily in green. Now he’s aiming for re-election, wanting to continue Vision’s vision for … Continue reading

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NPA on expanded gambling: every which way but straight up

Vision Vancouver’s announcement that it will oppose gaming expansion in Vancouver will, to paraphrase CityCaucus, test the NPA’s solidarity. NPA council candidate Sean Bickerton made his name on opposition to the plan to more than double slot machines and other … Continue reading

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Shelters, homelessness and spin

Mike Klassen is an NPA candidate for council.  Mike Klassen is also a long-time political operative with the BC Liberals and the NPA.  He’s the guy who helped sandbag the province with Colin Hansen (Mr. HST) and sandbag the city … Continue reading

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Up, up and…. oh dear…

Just back from a roadtrip with the middle child.  And I missed something big this week – Suzanne Anton’s jump off the civic cliff. Base jumping without a parachute.  That takes guts. But, who knows?  Maybe she’ll change her mind … Continue reading

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NPA Dreams Vanish in the Cold Light of Day

As seen today in the Vancouver Observer Numbers are so solid.  They’re either big or they are little.  Unless you’re an NPA activist.  Then little is big and – you guessed it – big is little. That’s how the NPA … Continue reading

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Oops, They Did It Again

A few weeks ago I took the Vancouver Sun to task for hiding the fact that one of its op-ed writers was a paid lobbyist on the issue he was writing about. To their credit they published parts of my … Continue reading

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