Tag Archive 'Christy Clark'

Appeared in the North Shore News – December 2, 2016 Premier Christy Clark of Banana Columbia – no misprint – is cruisin’ for a bruisin’ in May’s election if she doesn’t straighten up and fly right dealing with the multi-layered housing scandal. Enough of the 1940s slang. If New Democrat leader John Horgan plays his […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – June 5, 2015 Christy Clark is becoming nasty, vengeful and self-pardoning in her old age. Such a nice lady, too. On camera, anyway. Beaming smile. Can’t imagine her using the f-adjective describing the federal cabinet, as Green Party leader Elizabeth May — another big smiler, gleaming like a […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – September 12, 2014 The Hollyburn Sailing Club: More Grosvenorization of West Vancouver? Fairness, my worst fault, makes me reflective. Agent Y6xE9j reports that the club may be sailing away into the sunset – next year put on a month-to-month lease, almost always the precursor to redevelopment. Club commodore […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – August 15, 2014 Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow was bloodier, but West Van council’s U-turn on its slamming of proposed liquefied natural gas tankers on Howe Sound was quicker. Councillors at the Aug. 4 meeting volubly backed off their unanimous decision two weeks earlier when they had asked Ottawa […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – January 3, 2014 Try to excuse a personal item, but as a column-provider I’ll remember 2013 as the year of my most embarrassing success. It has become a howling nightmare. I speak of accurately predicting in this space – “You Read It Here First,” the headline trumpeted, inviting […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – August 30, 2013 Stewart Phillip and the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs aren’t the only ones who should be outraged by the Swiss behemoth Nestlé sucking free water out of its well near Hope. All British Columbians should be furious that this many-tentacled corporate octopus – domiciled in […]

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Appeared in Business in Vancouver – July 30, 2013 It was the most religious of funerals, it was the most irreverent. It was the most solemn, it was the funniest. It was the most conventional, it was the most mischievous – a broad wink from the grave by the dearly departed, who planned and scripted […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – July 19, 2013 MY spectacular streak of correctly predicting B.C. election results having been snapped at one, what excuses do I have? First, I overlooked that Premier Christy Clark was running not in Metro Vancouver under cynical media eyes, but to get a legislature seat in a bleak […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – June 21, 2013 BLOATED with vanity for having shocked millions with my accurate May 14 election soothsaying, I now recklessly sooth more: Premier Christy Clark will be humiliated by a very narrow win – grab a long-odds bet that she will actually lose – the July 10 Westside-Kelowna […]

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Sultan is a politely independent gent not cut out to be among the cringing court flatterers who populate the Canadian party system   Appeared in Business in Vancouver – June 18, 2013 Smiley-face Christy Clark kilted up in her Lady Macbeth mode and plunged her dagger into two honest cabinet members who dared cross her. […]

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