The British Columbia Liberal 2001 election platform had 37 references promising improved democracy, increased accountability or more open government. Its 2013 platform had none, because the party had lost interest in the goals, not because they had been attained. If ever any party strayed far from principles that first got it elected government, it is the one led today by Christy Clark. If you doubt my assertion, read through A New Era for British Columbia. That document was prepared by Gordon Campbell and his associates. Some will believe that it was a pack of lies from the start. Others would argue — excepting the page 9 promise to “not sell or privatize BC Rail” — that the Liberal Party started with good intentions and lost its way, corrupted by wealth and power…
Found in the casino where he regularly pockets winnings, Captain Renault says, “I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!” Kootenay Bill may not have been aware of more than a billion dollars of unfunded liabilities for mine clean-up but you can bet the BC Liberal bagmen were very much aware.
Andrew MacLeod of The Tyee spoke to Premier Clark in December 2012. This is part of their conversation: The Tyee: I have a detail question for you. Gordon Campbell while he was […]
The audio file below is a recording of my time on CFAX1070 with Ian Jessop March 23, 2016. We talk of BC Hydro and deceitful government.
A regular reader provided this comment to the preceding article. Hugh explains that the capture of BC’s public utility by selfish profiteers was a carefully considered manoeuvre. In the end, it will […]
A garrulous right-winger, Alise Mills has appeared on CKNW, CTV, Sun News Network and CBC. Because she is pervasive, it’s worth learning a little about her. In the preceding article, you can […]
Charlie Smith at the Georgia Straight wrote Craig James helps minimize sting of B.C. Liberal government’s HST loss: By releasing the numbers on a Friday in late August, James chose one of the […]
Read also Multiple Offenders from March 11. An extensive audit of the Victoria Police revealed: One of the findings – noted as an area of “key concern” – was that 13 officers […]
Police chief Jamie Graham and his boys are in the news again for accusations of assault. This time in Victoria. Two constables, Brent Keleher and Ryan Young, are charged with assaulting prisoners […]