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Monthly Archive for December, 2012

All I Want for Christmas

Is a May election that puts in power true defenders of BC’s natural bounty. To me the dominant issue before all others going into May’s provincial election is the environment. Fiscal fudge-ups can be fixed as can most bad policy. But environmental damage — be it due to fish farms, pipelines, tankers, Site C or […]

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Wendy and I, exercising a habit of some years now, are further depleting our kids’ legacies and will be away until January 10, starting with 20 days in the Caribbean then 4 days in Boston visiting friends. It’s been an interesting year in the environmental field. Opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway project is massive […]

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Mike Smyth had an interesting column in Sunday’s Province, dealing with the proposed second and much larger Kinder Morgan Pipeline to Vancouver, which would see a five-fold increase in tanker traffic through Vancouver’s harbour. In it he told us that the company was being very laid back compared with Enbridge, holding a series of public […]

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Baby, Ignore the Culture Scrooges

I’ll show you my Christmas, you show me your Ramadan. Why are we afraid of holidays born of history? I say let’s put Christ back into Christmas! I am a lapsed Christian, still groping for answers. Ever since I did a TV series on religion, I’ve been groping far and wide with limited success. Actually, […]

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There is good news in the environment field and, for some reason the Fraser Institute-driven Vancouver Sun won’t talk about it – nor will the Province. The reason they won’t? Because it is a triumph of the people over monetary and Establishment interests. Private power producer AXOR, under subsidiary Purcell Green Power, planned to dam […]

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The Campbell/Clark government is corrupt and here are a few of the reasons I say this: Campbell gets convicted of drunken driving and doesn’t resign as he certainly would have demanded that an NDP premier do The 2009 budget that was over $2 billion short of reality – this amounted to a fraud upon the […]

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