Cowichan Conversations: Premier Christy Clark Must Step Down-Martyn Brown Says.

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Martyn Brown, Former Chief of Staff for Premier Gordon Campbell, has told Jon McComb, on ‘The World Today’ CKNW 980, that Premier Clark must step down. Premier Clark told legislative reporters, this afternoon, that she will have to take more actions possibly including resigning as Premier. The last few Question Periods-available online on ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC Liberal Blair Lekstrom Bails-Coleman Stays

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger The meltdown continues as the BC Liberal Christy Clark led government continues to falter. BC Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom has followed previous Cabinet Ministers out the door in what is appearing to be an exodus of unprecedented proportion. Mr. Lekstrom was a solid performer and another dose of bad news ...

Northern Insight: Demonstrating empty headed desperation

Yesterday, I noticed a small gem in Rod Smelser’s informative twitter stream: “BC Govt Communications & Public Engagement has budget of $26M for spin, Environmental Assessment Office, $9M. Sierra Club: B.C. Budget Risks Water, Environment“ Of course, Liberals spend much more on self promotion by tapping the budgets of individual ministries. Recent by-elections demonstrated that ...

Northern Insight: Liberal MLA Bloy embarrasses the Legislature

John Horgan, critic for energy, mines and petroleum resources, spoke to the Legislature Monday about directing the B.C. Utilities Commission to do a full and comprehensive review of the Smart Metering Program: ” …during the budget estimates in 2009… I asked [the then Minister of Energy] to give me an assurance that the Utilities Commission ...

Northern Insight: Has dam protecting the Libs now broken?

Ex-MLA expensed over $2,000 to attend party fundraisers, Jonathan Fowlie, Vancouver Sun “VICTORIA — A former B.C. Liberal MLA now working as a director at Simon Fraser University has been giving public dollars from his university expense account to the B.C. Liberal Party. “Documents obtained by The Vancouver Sun show that in just over one ...