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News that Premier Christy Clark has spent $500,000 on private jets since assuming office has -- not surprisingly -- raised a few eyebrows. It's a story that has as much to do with the symbolism as it does with the dollars. A political condition that the government seems increasingly tone deaf to as of late.
That's politics. The public gets irate over the small amounts because they can relate to them. But the funny thing is that politicians who get the small things right generally don't screw up the bigger ones.
There were no injuries when an airplane engine caught fire after it landed at Trail Regional Airport Tuesday afternoon. Doug Stoddart, a passenger aboard the Pacific Coastal Airlines flight, said the...