Entries by Jordan Bateman from 01/2013

B.C. Independent Officers Should Never Be Re-Appointed

| Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. taxpayers should be grateful to John Doyle for his persistent, hard-nosed work over the past six years. And perhaps six years is too short of a term, but renewal should not be an option. Now it's time for another watchdog to come in and give issues fresh eyes and a fresh voice, just as Doyle built on the work of previous auditors general.

Breaking Up With The HST: It's Definitely You, Not Us

| Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

No matter what, on April 1, the HST finally moves on, and we can get on with our lives. Sure, she'll be mentioned from time to time and we'll no doubt stumble across her once in a while on Facebook or Twitter, but we're finally breaking up, and we are never, ever, ever getting back together.