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May 3, 2018

Gordon Clark: Eby’s ‘security concerns’ are an insult to his constituents

Gutless. That seems to be the prevailing public sentiment concerning Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby and his decision to cancel a public meeting about the NDP’s despicable “school” surtax on homes over $3 million because of “safety concerns.” It’s a well-deserved denunciation, especially since Eby’s entire career, if one can call it that, has been dedicated Read More…

May 2, 2018

Statement from Andrew Wilkinson on David Eby’s cancelled townhall

Instead of listening to the concerns of his own constituents, Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby cancelled his public townhall yesterday – for the second time. He’s a career activist with a long history of supporting demonstrations, protests and uprisings, yet according to him seniors, pensioners and families are “security risks.” British Columbians deserve representation and Read More…

May 1, 2018

Mike Smyth: Breaking down where your gas money goes

It’s always cringe-inducing to hear Premier John Horgan plead with the federal government to do something about soaring Metro Vancouver gas prices, the highest in North America. Horgan was at it again Monday, blaming the feds for a lack of fuel-refining capacity in B.C. “Let’s make more (refined gasoline) here, creating more jobs here and Read More…

April 24, 2018

Vaughn Palmer: NDP stacking the deck in favour of proportional representation

When the New Democrats recruited four academics to vet the public consultations on electoral reform, they asked them to take a vow of silence about the government’s methods, process and findings. “You are one of four academics invited to provide advice and would be privy to confidential information, including draft materials and related commentary,” read Read More…

April 20, 2018

Vaughn Palmer: Fall referendum looks anything but a fair, open process

A year after the New Democrats vowed to change the electoral system and six months after they launched the enabling legislation to do so, the B.C. Liberals this week sought key details about the fall referendum. They got no answers, only pushback from Attorney General David Eby, the NDP’s purported “neutral” arbiter on what is Read More…