A BCer in Ottawa: Eating Up the Hill: The #AlternativeFacts Taste of British Columbia at the Parliamentary Restaurant

Every couple of Fridays, The Parliamentary Restaurant allows the unwashed staffer masses inside for a buffet. And when I heard that last Friday’s buffet menu was “Flavours of Canada: British Columbia” I, as a BCer, was obligated to make the trek up the Hill. This is the second in what I surmise will be an ...

A BCer in Ottawa: Eating Up the Hill: The #AlternativeFacts Taste of British Columbia at the Parliamentary Restaurant

Every couple of Fridays, The Parliamentary Restaurant allows the unwashed staffer masses inside for a buffet. And when I heard that last Friday’s buffet menu was “Flavours of Canada: British Columbia” I, as a BCer, was obligated to make the trek up the Hill. This is the second in what I surmise will be an ...

A BCer in Toronto: Some positive messaging from Christy Clark in BC – but that name change…

I wrote earlier this week about some lessons I hoped BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark would take from the experience of Alberta PCPremier Alison Redford, who was able to win election and beat back a threat on her right by moving to the centre and appealing to progressive voters. And I expressed my frustration with ...

A BCer in Toronto: Can Christy Clark learn any lessons from Allison Redford?

It’s a staple of punditry to take events in one region and try to connect them to another. And far be it from me to break with tradition. But I think the parallels between Alberta and British Columbia are interesting, and I think there are definitely lessons that Christy Clark and the BC Liberals could ...