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It's Time To Appoint Special Prosecutor On B.C. Health Care Firings

Dermod Travis | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Call it what you want bad damage control or poor deflection, but one thing is certain: the Ministry of Health's attempts to put those 2012 firings behind them aren't working out so well.

Why the NDP is the Vehicle of the Stupid, Not Smart, Left

J.J. McCullough | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg More and more, it's appearing the provincial New Democrats simply possess no real base beyond the narrow confines of what we might call "NDP World" -- militant union bosses, anti-everything eco-extremists, dogmatic staffers of the inner-city charity-industrial complex and out-of-touch professors in fringe faculties.

How #BCL12′s Social Media Changed B.C. Political Coverage

Mike Klassen | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

Though they were standing outside, the assembled media could barely miss a word that was spoken at a closed-door B.C. Liberal convention session. They huddled near the doors, picking up enough sentence fragments to be able to make out what was being said. Inside, the fingers were not at all idle either -- delegates tweeted what was being discussed. The buildup of interest -- undoubtedly piqued by the closed doors -- caused #BCL12 to trend across Canada, with thousands of followers hanging onto the words of the political masterminds Don Guy and Stephen Carter.