While we scrimp and sacrifice and pay our taxes to ostensibly fund critical services like public safety, health and education; politicians line up to spend it on flashy ads designed to help them get more votes.
'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through B.C. The pipeline wars were stirring, even over LNG
If these expenses are an example of presidents acting frugally in the face of funding shortfalls, taxpayers should be very concerned.
Not to sound like the grumpy parents of two love-struck teenagers, but there is a whole lot more to consider before taxpayers give their approval to such a wedding.
Instead of focusing on ways to con the taxpayer into handing more money over via dodgy claims and ballot questions, TransLink apologists should focus on addressing executive pay, delivering projects like Compass Card as promised, and curbing waste.
If you're a Vancouver property taxpayer, a chill should be running down your spine.
You may not realize it, but you're drowning in debt. In fact, we all are.
An important travel advisory for provincial politicians headed to this week's Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) conference in Whistler: keep a close eye on your government issued credit cards.
We had such high hopes.
Taxpayers deserve to know why these projects are going over budget, why they are failing, and precisely what government plans to do about it.