Tweet As many people are shocked to learn that the Commissioner of Elections Canada suddenly retired in the midst of the most important investigation in Elections Canada’s history, I can only shake my head as Harper has torn another page from the Gordon Campbell BC Liberal’s playbook. We will possibly never know how . . . → Read More: the Election Officer shuffle…
Tweet The former Attorney General, Geoff Plant has a blog! He has some advice today For Mr. Von DingDong(en). Dear John, (I know, Lol, that’s been done before, but bear with me!) I understand that one of the issues which caused you to leave the BC Liberal caucus and party is your continuing unhappiness . . . → Read More: (face)Plant
Tweet A message from BC. Last Friday in BC, Christy Clark announced that there will be no fall election. This amounts to a bloodless Coup of our fair province. Clark has no mandate. She is unelected. She sailed into power by the grace and deep pockets of the same group of suspects that may . . . → Read More: An Unprecedented Friday Afternoon Document Dump, cont…
In spades! Betcha Loose Larry Cannon must stamping his widdle feet somewhere. No senate seat; no diplomatic post. Perhaps Stevie is catching enough flack for sending loser Harpercon candidates to the senate, so he figured, let’s give a disgraced ex-premier a diplomatic post –and we’ll make it someone from a provincial Liberal party too so . . . → Read More: Another Example of How Sucking Up To Stevie Spiteful Pays Off
Tweet Three stories showed up on my radar today that come together to form a sinking feeling in my gut. First off, the Deputy Commissioner of the RCMP Gary Bass retired very quietly on March 13. The rest of the world had their eyes averted to horrors in Japan. DC Bass had a long . . . → Read More: Something is fishy in BC.
Tweet Today’s headlines in the CBC (they have since started to bury the story) and the Globe and Mail (strangely, with 0 comments, yet it does not say that comments are disabled) advise us conveniently, just in time for the Liberal leadership race in BC, that all elected officials are completely exonerated in the . . . → Read More: Corruption, ad nauseum
Tweet Meet the Feller Buncher. This is a technological wonder. It looks like a great big dirty machine, but don’t be fooled. This is the future of the forest industry in BC. This little technological breakthrough has replaced the labour of 10 men. It can fall, limb, stack, load…it can virtually put the children . . . → Read More: Industrial Disease
Tweet Poor Les Leyne laments in today’s Times Colonist at the lack of Leadership in BC these days. Did he really just notice this? The rest of the province have been wondering what the hell happened to Gordon Campbell since the day he resigned without stepping down. The so-called professional media have not been . . . → Read More: WANTED. Have you seen this man?
Tweet Role Lieutenant Governor
The Lieutenant Governor is the representative of Her Majesty The Queen of Canada in the Province of British Columbia and, as such, takes precedence over everyone in the province except the Sovereign. The Lieutenant Governor personifies the Crown, which is both the apex and the unifying link in the constitutional . . . → Read More: The role of Lieutenant Governor
The BC “Lame Duck” Liberal government has their talking points out and they are PUNISHING the media with them: the recall legislation is going to cost 30 million dollars, it should only be used for REAL crimes, you’re targeting hard working MLA’s, blah blah blah. They are throwing excuses to a public who . . . → Read More: BC Liberals Decry Recall Legislation, Then Call Public Stupid
Gordon Campbell has just resigned! He did not take questions after a brief news conference in Vancouver at 11:30. More later.
Over to Laila Yuile, who continues to expose the corruption that is the BC Liberal Government, under the ultimate dictator Gordon Muir Campbell.
Also, how’s that fancy $6 hundred million retractable roof coming along? Oh. Shit.
People, we gotta do something. Now. Recall Campbell first.
Laila Yuile posted a breaking story yesterday, exposing hidden “shadow taxes” on the infamous “Sea-to-sky highway”. Must read. Today she reports that her site metre was smokin’! Both stories here.
Tonight, our Premier has spent our tax dollars on a 1/2 hour spot on his personal PR Firm GlobalTV, corus radio and local . . . → Read More: Laila goes viral!
I got a great idea from gordonf.d.wilson this morning. So I acted on it.
The Honourable Mr. Steven L. Point Lieutenant Governor Xwĕ lī qwĕl tĕl Dear Sir, As you are undoubtedly aware, we are having a crisis of confidence in our beloved province right now. Mr. Campbell has lost the . . . → Read More: Recall the Legislature
Really the definitive piece for describing the mourning taking place in BC right now…for justice, for freedom of the press, transparency, democracy. BC Mary, Robin Mathews, Rafe Mair and Peter Ewart have it all. Including the battle cry to the people, we will not roll over and let you do this on our watch! . . . → Read More: update from BC.
I have promised to delve into the judiciary and how that pertains to our current crisis in democracy in Canada, but I just can’t possibly do justice (pun intended) to the subject to the degree that Robin Mathews can! From The Legislature Raids Second article down, by Robin Mathews September 20, 2010. And . . . → Read More: the hanging judge
Tweet Monday afternoon in BC the Select Standing Committee emerged from their meeting to announce that the HST Extinguishment Act would be decided by public referendum on September 24, 2011. This is exactly what I expected of them. It buys them a year to distract the voters with shiny things. According to the Initiative Act, it requires . . . → Read More: the two-step…
Tweet Further to my first post about the Battle in BC over the HST. Back when the petition was approved, the Chief Electoral Officer in the province was Harry Neufeld, he personally okayed the wording and approved the petition to go forward. That may have been a career-ending decision for him, because, on the . . . → Read More: Shenanigans at Elections BC.
Yesterday in Victoria, 1PM at the Legislature building, did convene the first meeting of the Select Standing Committee on Legislative Intitiatives. They are a committee of six BC Liberal backbenchers and 4 seasoned NDP MLAs. They are tasked with deciding how to proceed with the the HST Extinguishment Act in BC.
You might . . . → Read More: History Being Made In BC