Northern Insight: Fraying of social safety nets necessitates charity

I listened to parts of Friday’s CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day, wondering if they would be more forthright about an issue that’s added more than $1 million dollars to corporate pockets of Corus Radio since 2006. CKNW employees are now careful about saying “Every cent goes to the children.” Instead, they allow on-air guests to ...

Northern Insight: Friends caring for friends

Bill Good mounted a defence of Christy Clark today following release of David Basi’s accusations that Premier Christy Clark was very much involved in the corrupt sale of BC Rail and was leaking confidential information to fixers involved in the deal. Good was joined by Keith Baldrey who wondered even “if it is a story.” ...