Tag Archives: Vancouver Sun

Yellow journalism courtesy of the Vancouver Sun

In today’s Sun, on the front page, above the fold is a political story.  There is never a political story on the front page, above the fold anymore, since all the big stories are about their good friends in government, … Continue reading

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The Premier, her party and our rules

Fazil Mihlar is the Associate Editor and Editorial Page editor for the Vancouver Sun.  He comes via the Fraser Institute and is an unbending ideological nightmare, responsible for turning the Sun’s editorial page into an advertising pamphlet for the Fraser … Continue reading

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Popping the bubble

A couple of days ago I had a somewhat snarky twitter exchange with Tom Fletcher of the Black group. In my defence I was high as a kite and in bad humour, having just come out of sedation from an … Continue reading

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Why read the Sun? Their editorialists don’t.

This morning the Sun’s editorialists take the BCNDP to task for their pledge to withdraw from the Federal Enbridge environmental review process, while convening a made in BC process.  A big bad message to business, the Sun warns. There are … Continue reading

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Fazil Mihlar and his fake elite

Don’t pay for the Sun.  There you have it.  If you read it – and I do for about five minutes a day – read it for free. In my view the Sun is a mixed bag of boring and … Continue reading

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R U KDN me?

Today’s big stories in the Sun: NPA Park Board Commissioner mad he can’t name a park after himself.   Standing in George Wainborn Park – an NPA commissioned park constructed on contaminated land in North East False Creek area and … Continue reading

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Three lobbyists and the Vancouver Sun

Brad Zubyk has a piece in the Vancouver Sun today telling readers that Christy Clark isn’t dead yet. How fortunate for Clark.  At the end of her worst week ever a veteran campaigner comes to her defence. At least that’s … 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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The Liars Club

The great Minitrue in the sky cracked a big smile when the Vancouver Sun joined the Liars Club yesterday, to stand side by side with Christy Clark Liberals. What else can you say when you open the Sun to an editorial … Continue reading

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Ferries, frigates and PR

A version of this story appears on the Vancouver Observer           BC’s “chief salesperson” and her team trash their product This morning, in the bright sunshine down south, I woke up early and read the Sun … Continue reading

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