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Very Sad News

Tweet I have had some very sad news today.  BC. Mary has passed away. The Legislature Raids was one of the first blogs I found.  I followed it religiously as she tenaciously followed the Crime of the Century, the theft of BC Rail by Gordon Campbell and the now infamous raid on our Legislature . . . → Read More: Very Sad News

my shortlist for the Order of BC Award

Tweet Here’s some folks just off the top of my head who merit the Order of BC Award.  Ironically, the award was invented on Bill VanderZalm’s watch, given that Gordon Campbell and several of his political operatives have been approved for this award.  I think it’s a NeoLiberal thumb of the nose middle finger . . . → Read More: my shortlist for the Order of BC Award

Something is fishy in BC.

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.

Corruption, ad nauseum

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

update from BC.


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.

the hanging judge


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