Northern Insight / Perceptivity: The real news gets ignored – REPLAY

I wrote the following article 3½ years ago. It demonstrates how little has changed. On the day George Abbott became the first Education Minister to speak at a convention of the teachers’ union since Gordon Campbell’s election in 2001, BC Liberal media focused less on the warm response from educators than on what they say ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC Liberal Government Must Call A By-Election In Cowichan!

BC Liberals Fire the Cowichan School Board because the asked for more money and then they broght in a 1.4 Billion Dollar Deficit themselves! The Schools, students and teacher’s are getting the short end of the stick following this summer’s mass firing of democratically elected Cowichan School Trustees. This was a raw political hit by ...

Cowichan Conversations: Kevin Falcon Has Had Enough-Resigns As Finance Minister

Finance Minister & Deputy Premier Kevin Falcon The BC Liberal Party has just suffered a body blow with Finance Minister Kevin Falcon bailing on what is an ever increasing meltdown. Christy Clark can bob and weave but this is bad news for the beleagured Premier. It is not going to get any better, rumours have ...

Left Over: The Little School Board that Could, part 2….

To quote Kurt Vonnegut, and so it goes… Education Clown Minister Abbott has fired the Cowichan School Board, for not doing something that the Provincial Liberals haven’t be able to do either…pass a balanced budget..if only we could fire them.. The worst part about this whole issue is that this School Board was legitimately elected ...

Left Over: The Little School Board that Could….

Okay, kids, gather around, and I’ll tell you a tale of courage and honesty that you will be sure to think is fiction, but, no, it really happened, once upon a time..it’s really true. In the wilds of the kingdom of Canada, in the little valley of Cowichan, far, far away from the dread fortress ...