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Monthly Archive for April, 2013

On the side of the Christy Clark bus are the words “Debt Free BC”. This could mean one of two things – we are now debt free or we will be. Either way, this statement stands as the all-time whopper in BC history and that covers a hell of a lot of territory. I do […]

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Savvy tactics dictate avoiding the ‘gotcha’ trap set by one-on-one format. I think Adrian Dix would be mad to “debate” with Premier Clark one on one. I realize that as one who thinks Premier Clark and the entire BC Liberal government have been a catastrophe you might expect I would feel this way. In the […]

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The news out of the Joint Review Panel looking into the Enbridge pipeline should have a profound effect on us all. One of the conditions is a requirement that Enbridge carry close to $1 billion in insurance, plus $100 million on hand to cover losses from spills. I find this interesting, since normally an assessment […]

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I was recently asked by a reader what it is I want, presumably in the way of government. I’m not so naïve as to think I’ll ever be satisfied, but neither is anyone else. Unless we’re members of a party or one of its cheerleaders we understand that human institutions will contain the human frailties […]

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There is an elephant in the cabinet room and it can only be dealt with if the occupiers of that room don’t oppose any of the proposed pipelines to run through BC – this thanks to the Campbell/Clark HST mess. In simple terms, we owe Ottawa $1.6 BILLION by backing out of the HST. It’s […]

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“In the Name of God, Go!”

Surveying the BC Liberal wreckage brings to mind Cromwell’s famous exhortation. Judging from the madness coming from Victoria the gods must be very angry indeed. The premier promises to pour more than $100 billion into a so-called Prosperity Fund (this from a government that has tripled the provincial debt since taking office). The money is […]

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