Entries by Jordan Bateman from 03/2012

Politicians Pass the Buck with B.C. Debt

| Posted 03.02.2012 | Canada

Debt can be turned around, and one need only look to former Alberta premier Ralph Klein to see how. The government needs to restructure itself, ensuring it is lean and efficient, and only does the things that governments should be doing -- no frills, please.

Time to Stop Vancouver Police Turf Wars (and Save Money)

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Business

As regional mayors and the B.C. government consider giving TransLink more access to our tax dollars, they should cut funding to the Transit Police. If someone gets mugged on SkyTrain, the Transit Police either waste a bunch of time arguing with the local police over who gets to investigate, or the local police just won't show up at all.