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In the news recently was an item about Paul V. Godfrey, C.M., the President of Postmedia, the largest newspaper chain in the country, owning some 15 papers in major centres plus a slew of community papers across the land. M. Godfrey has been admitted to the Canadian News Hall of Fame. I have one or […]

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Minimum wage

I thought Jim Sinclair, president of the BC Federation of Labour was right to demand a sizable increase in the minimum wage but after seeing that the Fraser Institute was against it I knew it was right. The reason workers in McDonald’s and their ilk are paid so pitifully is because the owners can get […]

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The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) issue is the worst managed political issue in my memory and that covers a lot of ground! The problem came from two causes – the extraordinary difficulty Premier (Pinocchio) Campbell has with telling the truth, and arrogance. He truly believed that he didn’t have to tell us about this, that […]

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Rafe meets the Fraser Institute

I was having lunch (on me as usual) with my editor last week and we were wondering aloud why the Campbell government would possibly intentionally destroy our rivers and BC Hydro, a power company that’s the envy of North America. I mentioned to Dave that I believed it was a matter of ideology based on […]

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