Despite deep cynicism about journalists backing BC Liberals, I had long held respect for the writing of Vaughn Palmer. My reservoir of appreciation has now run dry. He has been bright, skilled and articulate, usually worth reading throughout 35+ years with the Vancouver Sun. Now, I don’t know. Is he distracted, overburdened, grown careless or captured by his subjects?
Under threat of perjury…
Legal Saga, Mark Hume, Globe and Mail, December 3, 2012 “A legal battle by the Auditor-General to get billing records in a political-corruption case has taken a surprise turn with an admission […]
When asked the population of England, Scottish historian and essayist Thomas Carlyle gave as his answer, Thirty millions, mostly fools. If asked about British Columbia’s population, Time Colonist writer Les Leyne would […]
Globe deserves this comment: "Cancel my subscription"
The Globe and Mail’s western bureau has usually ranked ahead of Postmedia newspapers in its coverage of British Columbia politics although that is like winning a $500 claiming race in which the […]
Shadows hang over the Sea-to-Sky Highway
Mark Hume of the Globe and Mail paid attention to Laila Yuile’s “Shadow Tolls” story and the Globe online provides for an interesting and relatively unmoderated discussion. The PAB-bots are quick to […]
The most open and transparent government never seen
BCR Sale Filing System Read the whole story by Mark Hume at the Globe and Mail: Government staff used private computers for some files, corruption trial told. Ministerial assistants and other senior […]
Chat with the Globe’s Mark Hume
Title: Mark Hume discusses corruption probe in B.C. politics Date: Wednesday July 22, 2009 Time: 12:00PM PDT Mark Hume of The Globe and Mail British Columbia bureau takes questions on the political […]