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It’s always difficult to lose a friend even, perhaps especially when it is mostly a friend of convenience. Friendship covers a lot of ground, all the way from that which leads consenting adults into the sack through the Arab expression “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”. Political friendship is cynical, temporary, and, far […]

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“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw The political situation in British Columbia is such that no one seems capable of winning and both sides seem quite capable of losing. This unique situation usually leads to an opportunity to “come up the middle” meaning I would think the BC […]

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Weaving of the Green

The purpose of this presentation is to press The BC Green Party to deal with the issue of Independent Power Producers in a manner satisfactory to environmentalists. My sole concern is that BC has a viable Green Party  option for next May’s election. I have never met Dr. Weaver. Independent Power Producers (IPP´s), created by […]

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I find myself in a pissing match with Dr. Andrew Weaver, leader ot the BC Green Party. It occurred over this week’s column in the Common Sense Canadian, printed below. Dr. Weaver’s fulsome complaints can be found on Facebook. The column is about the Energy Policy of the Green Party and was prompted by Weaver […]

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It being just over a year until the next provincial election I fret that people really have no choice.  The government is bloody awful and the opposition is scarcely a government in waiting and a lousy opposition to boot – what to do? What about a new party “coming up the middle”,  something that pundits […]

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