Entries by Jordan Bateman from 10/2012

Rural B.C. Battles Urban Vancouver On Carbon Tax

| Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

It's easy for Lower Mainlanders, blessed with multiple transit lines and mild weather, to suggest ratcheting up the carbon tax. But the tax is receiving a rough ride elsewhere. It seems the further you get away from Vancouver, the more hated the carbon tax becomes.

B.C. MLAs Break Word On Expenses, Disrepect Taxpayers

| Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Last week, the Legislative Assembly Management Committee, chaired by Barisoff and made up of both Liberal and NDP MLAs, agreed to post quarterly expense reports online -- but continue to withhold actual receipts, ensuring the public is kept in the dark on where public money is actually going. For two parties who are at each other's throats on nearly every issue facing this province, it is astounding that the Liberals and NDP continue to walk in lockstep when it comes to hiding these receipts.