Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell and Stephen Harper and the fathers in my life

 Gordon Campbell’s decision to make the HST plebiscite binding got me thinking about how politicians react in different ways to unpopular decisions that they make.  Say what you will about...

Gordon Campbell dug deeper into his political grave with disingenuous HST apology

The Premier's segment on the CBC digs the Liberals into a deeper hole, his re-election intentions pushing even diehard Liberal voters across the aisle.

HST controversy to die a quiet death

Remember the HST? You do. You’re paying it, everyday, on everything aside from what the provincial government (technically speaking, the federal government) deems not to be essential goods and...

To be here or not to be here? For VAG, that is the question

It is a travesty that there’s no Jeff Wall, Roy Arden, Stan Douglas, Brian Jungen, Gathie Falk, etc. on regular view in our city. It’s as if someone had decided to hide Victoria’s Emily Carr. It makes

'AskAway' library service shuts down

It was the day B.C.'s libraries pulled the plug on the AskAway! Program, which let patrons from all over the province ask questions of librarians online, in real time, and receive an immediate answer.

The unhappy reality of revoking the HST

The case against the Harmonized Sales Tax has resonated in many sectors across British Columbia. Who can blame people? According to a number of statistical analysis done by Statistics Canada, after...

IOC's false patriotism and disrespect of indigenous peoples

IOC is in the business of making money for itself by hosting Olympic events. That is its real agenda, disguised behind the smoke and mirrors of mad flag waving and false patriotism.

New investment in permanent housing moves city much closer to goal of ending street homelessness, says Mayor

Mayor Robertson welcomed today’s announcement from Premier Campbell and Minister Rich Coleman of $225 million in new money for social housing in Vancouver, calling it a major step towards...

Is BC ready for smart metres?

BC Hydro is preparing to roll out smart meters in every home. The tech industry is ready to jump on board, but are government and citizens prepared?

Shout out for BC Mary and other coverage of the BC Rail trial

On May 18, 2010, the BC Rail corruption trial finally began, over six years after police raided the BC Legislature for government corruption in December 28, 2003. Unsurprisingly, this trial has been...