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Monthly Archive for November, 2009

Layton Needs a BC Strategy

And here it is: campaign hard, with Carole James, on saving our natural environment. We may be seeing what no person in his right mind would have dared speak of just a handful of years ago. I speak of the chance that the NDP may overtake the Liberals as the government in waiting. It could […]

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Just Don’t Call Me Right-Wing

I was raised conservative, but look where I’ve ended up! Denouement: the outcome of a complex sequence of events. As one whose lifetime has been involved in a complex sequence of events, my outcome has left me a bit bewildered at what I’ve become — a severe opponent of “big C” conservatism because I see […]

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Hobbling BC Hydro so private firms can profit big is bad public policy. Two Simon Fraser University professors, both experts in power issues, have written scathing critiques of the Campbell government’s energy policy. First, they affirm the argument I’ve been making for over a year — that BC Hydro is being forced to buy private […]

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Far be it from me to ruin the happy tune, but here are three key questions. I can hear it now… Tom Jones is telling us about stepping off the train… the old house is still standing… there’s his Momma and his Poppa… and of course sweet Mary with hair of gold and lips like […]

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Rafe on Talk 1410 radio, Nov. 2

Rafe Mair was a regular guest on the Simi Sara Show prior to Talk 1410 AM’s change of format announced on Nov. 5. Click here to listen to an MP3 clip of Rafe’s final appearance on November 2. The topics of discussion are Burrard Thermal, river privatization projects, and MP Peter Julian’s call for an […]

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The catastrophe doesn’t seem to concern Tories, Grits. In fact, they don’t want to know. The NDP tread where the Conservatives and Liberals fear to go as NDP Fisheries Critic Peter Julian and MP hopeful Fin Donnelly call for an independent judicial inquiry into the collapse of the Fraser River sockeye. It should happen. It […]

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