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This is the time of year and the point in the government’s mandate that analysis of the months to come is de rigeur. Time will demonstrate that Christy Clark’s big mistake, when assuming the premiership, was not nullifying Gordon Campbell’s Energy Program which has, predictably, enriched large international corporations and bankrupted BC Hydro. Had Clark […]

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New Year’s Message for 2016

I wish you all the very best for 2016 – may you have sufficient wealth and 100% good health. Some political predictions for the coming year: There will be moves to replace both Christy Clark and John Horgan, neither of which will succeed. In the case of Clark there is no obvious heir nor any […]

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I am a daydreamer who has had far too much time to daydream over the last months. I find I have brilliant ideas which seem fairly ridiculous once I move onto a new set of dreams, but every once in a while I find an idea which had merit that should have been explored. I’m […]

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Premier Christy Clark is quite right to reject prime minister Trudeau’s silly games with the Senate. It’s just a pity that she must always add irrelevant political mumbo-jumbo to water down and detract from the impact of BC’s decision. Our position has nothing to do with improving the economy or creating jobs but somehow it’s […]

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The Vancouver Sun – rapidly becoming, if it hasn’t already become the “Pravda” of Vancouver – has done it again with another article supporting LNG and the proposed Squamish plant. This one is by a father and daughter combination and they come to what to me, at any rate, is an amazing conclusion. LNG would help […]

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Welcome to Ruritania! Where is Peter Sellers when we need him? We now have a legislature pretending to act like big kids do, leaders acting as if they really are in charge, a government out of control, and an opposition dedicated more to supporting the government than to raising issues. Through the looking glass: Clark’s […]

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Premier Christy Clark has taken it upon herself to criticize the parents of Premier Christy Clark has taken it upon herself to criticize the parents of two 11-year-olds who protested the Kinder Morgan action in Burnaby and were only not arrested because the police chose to refrain from doing so. The premier is concerned that […]

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Flip flop fails to impress

The Christy Clark government’s back down on LNG, as evidenced by the throne speech, is an admission that Ms Clark and her colleagues misled the public in the 2013 election and is an unmitigated disgrace. As we all remember, Ms. Clark, found herself badly behind in that election. Something had to be done. She turned […]

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Nowhere in the appalling record of the Liberal government in Victoria has its shortcomings been more obvious than at the very top. Premier Christy Clark has been a terrible leader whose pronouncements get more and more embarrassing as time passes. However, she so dominates the government that one is hard-pressed to think of even the names […]

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A nest of adders

I have not commented on the teacher’s strike for the very good reason that I can’t think of much to say. To start with I have no children or grandchildren in the system. They’re all too old for that now. I did, however, have a special needs grandson who went through the school system complete […]

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