Tag Archives: John Les

The AG drive by: Lap dogs to the rescue

If you’re checking the reaction to the government’s decision to get rid of Auditor General John Doyle you’ll have noticed that a lot of Liberal stenographers are intimating – without knowledge – that the NDP ‘might’ want to get rid … Continue reading

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A lie a day keeps the media away

On Sean Leslie’s show yesterday, John Les – the government spear carrier on the Doyle hit – straight out lied about the hit. According to CKNW “Les was asked whether the Government wants to get rid of Doyle. “No, it’s … Continue reading

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BC Libs fire troublesome Auditor General

The Sun and the Province are reporting tonight that the BC Liberals appear to be firing BC’s strong Auditor General, John  Doyle. Oh wait I mean to say in the obscuring way the Liberals do, they plan to fail to … Continue reading

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A third Premier on his way?

  There was an interesting skipped over tidbit in the Falcon resignation yesterday.  Falcon  caught the Premier napping. BC’s Finance Minister didn’t bother to inform his boss of his decision to resign until the morning of the deed.  No two … Continue reading

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The next BC Liberal manifesto

“What I recall Greg Selinger doing in Manitoba and McGuinty in Ontario [was being] very much focused on their government’s agenda,” “They established their framework of what their government stood for and defined that clearly in the public mind and … Continue reading

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We’re number 9!

While Canada’s food service sales climbed 4% last year, BC’s fell 2.8%, with most of the slump coming after the introduction of the HST.  Yes, we are the worst in the country with the exception of the municipality of PEI. … Continue reading

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The BC Liberal Spin Cycle: Next stop HST

From Liberal Caucus to Premier’s office to liquor lobbyist to Plutonic Power and then, back to the HST office. That’s what I call a real spin cycle. And it’s Tom Syer’s path.  The former deputy Chief of Staff to Gordon … Continue reading

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Would you buy a used tax from John Les?

A version of this story is available on the Vancouver Observer. John Les is the new Parliamentary Secretary for HST information.  It’s worth an extra $15,000 a year – a little gift from the Premier to John. Perfect, a snake … Continue reading

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Corruption in BC? Say it ain’t so

Missed this.  About ten days ago Angus Reid published a poll on corruption in Canada, commissioned by MacLeans. All the news covered the findings about Quebec.  68% of Quebecers are concerned about corruption in their province, said the poll and … Continue reading

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