Tag Archives: NPA

BC Place meet Paragon Gaming

It’s been months and months since I wrote on BC Place.  But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been working.  This week it paid off. I finally received part of an FOI containing the consultant agreements and billings of Brent MacGregor, … Continue reading

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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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A new Anton flipflop: Just how desperate is the NPA?

“What this is doing is demonstrating our commitment, and forming a partnership with the provincial government.”  Clr. Suzanne Anton, March 14, 2007 “Anton charged that city housing set up for the homeless is not even going for the homeless – … 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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Worst interview, ever

Marcella Munro sent me the link to Stephen Quin’s interview with newly minted NPA mayoral candidate by acclamation Suzanne Anton. Good thing she doesn’t have to convince NPA members, wherever they are. The campaign hasn’t even started and the NPA … 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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The NPA says its sorry

“The financial and schedule risks assumed by the City with respect to the Olympic Village remain unchanged”. The lead in the NPA’s last official press release , November 6, 2008 “NPA Councillor Suzanne Anton said that it’s clear now that … Continue reading

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More anti-green slime from the NPA/CityCaucus

There’s nothing the folks over at CityCaucus hate more than environmental do-gooders, especially do-gooders with US links. And there’s nothing they like better than hypocrisy, their own being top of the list. Up on the NPA affiliated website today you’ll … Continue reading

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Maybe they should have changed their name

Barb Justason Research has a new poll out on the Vancouver Civic scene and it’s mighty bad news for the NPA. Twenty six points back of Vision Vancouver, the NPA is losing momentum rather than gaining it nine months out.  … Continue reading

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