Tag Archive 'municipal election'

Appeared in the North Shore News – December 6, 2013 But enough of my opinions. For now. Municipal elections are less than a year away. Read on. I asked West Vancouver councillors two questions: “1. At this point do you intend to run for re-election next November? 2. Are you considering running for mayor?” I […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – November 25, 2011 Is West Vancouver Citizens for Good Government (WVCGG) a monster that eats a whole town’s political culture every three years, then burps, digests and snores for the next three? Or just nice neighbours, exchanging apple pie recipes over the back fence? Fascinating issue, you’ll agree. […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – November 11, 2011 It is time once again for the sage old gent who has been at this stand for 21 years to give his sage old advice Feel free to ignore it, as you probably have in past West Vancouver elections with no loss. First, a favourable […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – September 16, 2011 I’M uncomfortable sounding upbeat. It’s so out of character. But – in the face of assured opinions that are becoming conventional wisdom, which has proven unwise so often in history – that America is in terminal decline, finished as the world’s uncontested superpower . . […]

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Here’s a piece of fanmail from the municipal elections: Pamela Goldsmith-Jones has been re-elected Mayor of West Vancouver! This must provide you with an opportunity to continue with negative reporting for the next three years or until your progressing senile decay sends you to the care of geriatric attention. I will be glad to offer […]

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