Northern Gateway decision holds no easy political options for Harper On the controversial B.C. pipeline, PM can say yes, no or not yet, but all answers come with a cost
By Max Paris, CBC News Posted: Jun 16, 2014 6:02 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 16, 2014 11:13 PM ET
All this . . . → Read More: Left Over: Chretien’s Lesson for the Harper at the Gate(way)
BC Ferries to cut sailings, seniors’ discounts, add slot machines Transportation Minister Todd Stone says cuts will save $19 million by 2016
CBC News Posted: Nov 18, 2013 7:01 AM PT Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013 7:48 PM PT
Fascinating – as usual, the Island, which votes almost exclusively NDP and Green, gets slapped . . . → Read More: Left Over: Ferry Tales Can Come True…..
Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger
Rod Smelser and Kevin Logan both politically savvy types offered some interesting comments on the spectacular BC NDP Election defeat. (See Comments-following the post about the Kool Topp Guys.)
I think that what is needed is a thorough house cleaning, possibly a name change, an injection of some . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The BCNDP Have Been Struggling Since The RCMP Raid On Premier Glen Clark’s Home
I have written this piece in an attempt to evaluate the actual contribution to society of a prominent Canadian who espouses extreme right-wing views. I feel it is important, from time to time, to compare actual performance to stated principles. If you find this critique of interest, please send the link to others. Nick One . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: WILL THE REAL GWYN MORGAN PLEASE STAND UP!
There’s something really sleazy about BC premier Christie Clark. Faced with growing public opposition to the Northern Gateway and Kinder-Morgan bitumen pipeline trafficking, she sat mute for months as her own and her party’s fortunes tanked.
Finally she stood up on her hind legs and announced the pipeline/supertanker business was just too environmentally risky for . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: British Columbia’s Sordid Premier