In This Corner: The Return of Stuff Happens, week 17: Comey is one letter away from comedy; B.C. on the brink

When the presidency of Donald J. Trump comes to its inevitable premature conclusion — either through resignation, impeachment, or a massive, fatal overdose of KFC — the events of May, 2017 will be seen as the beginning of the end. On Tuesday, Trump stunned the country with his entirely unexpected firing of FBI director James ...

Left Over: Chretien’s Lesson for the Harper at the Gate(way)

Northern Gateway decision holds no easy political options for Harper On the controversial B.C. pipeline, PM can say yes, no or not yet, but all answers come with a cost By Max Paris, CBC News Posted: Jun 16, 2014 6:02 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 16, 2014 11:13 PM ET All this bleating about Harper having such a tough ...

Left Over: Ferry Tales Can Come True…..

BC Ferries to cut sailings, seniors’ discounts, add slot machines Transportation Minister Todd Stone says cuts will save $19 million by 2016 CBC News Posted: Nov 18, 2013 7:01 AM PT Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013 7:48 PM PT Fascinating –  as usual, the Island, which votes almost exclusively NDP and Green, gets slapped down again..but then, ...

Cowichan Conversations: The BCNDP Have Been Struggling Since The RCMP Raid On Premier Glen Clark’s Home

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger Rod Smelser and Kevin Logan both politically savvy types offered some interesting comments on the spectacular BC NDP Election defeat.  (See Comments-following the post about the Kool Topp Guys.) I think that what is needed is a thorough house cleaning, possibly a name change, an injection of some swagger, energy and ...

A Different Point of View....: WILL THE REAL GWYN MORGAN PLEASE STAND UP!

I have written this piece in an attempt to evaluate the actual contribution to society of a prominent Canadian who espouses extreme right-wing views. I feel it is important, from time to time, to compare actual performance to stated principles. If you find this critique of interest, please send the link to others.   Nick One ...

The Disaffected Lib: British Columbia’s Sordid Premier

There’s something really sleazy about BC premier Christie Clark.   Faced with growing public opposition to the Northern Gateway and Kinder-Morgan bitumen pipeline trafficking, she sat mute for months as her own and her party’s fortunes tanked. Finally she stood up on her hind legs and announced the pipeline/supertanker business was just too environmentally risky for ...