Tag Archive 'Gordon Campbell'

Appeared in the North Shore News – May 10, 2013 MULTIPLE sparkling, titillating items battling for top spot: Gordon Wilson is a fascinating British Columbia study, a shrewd maverick whose feet stepped into a cow-pie or two – most visibly a marital one – but whose head arguably contains the sharpest political smarts of any […]

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Appeared in Business in Vancouver – April 23, 2013 Christy Clark is bound and determined to prove I am uniquely correct in predicting she will be re-elected May 14 as premier of some, not all, of the people. That sage prophecy was made last August. Cascades of scandal, bungles and flights from the foundering Liberal […]

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Appeared in North Shore News – November 26, 2010 Inspired by Bill Bennett’s candour, I confess the words under the photo of the handsome dog at right are false. “This Just In” — ha. British Columbia politics are moving with such Biblical speed that this screed could be leapfrogged by events 15 minutes after it’s […]

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Appeared in North Shore News – October 29, 2010 Gordon Campbell offered realignment this week. Better you should go to Canadian Tire, Carter Chevrolet etc. They know about realignment. With the wheels falling off his government, tires flat and the gas gauge showing empty, the premier faces the prospect that British Columbians will trade in […]

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Appeared in North Shore News – September 17, 2010 Let’s get serious. Our family grocery bill for August was $1,091.25. And yours? My wife was shocked when she added up the figures. We have never budgeted. I always considered budgeting beneath the dignity of West Vancouver residents. Little levity there. But I genuinely can’t figure […]

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In the April 2010 edition of the Literary Review of Canada, Christopher Moore wrote a piece entitled “The Calamity of Caledonia.” In response, I wrote a letter which appeared in part in the June 2010 edition and in full on the Literary Review of Canada’s website. The original piece by Moore can be found here: […]

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