What if everything you were told about flu shots, their importance and effectiveness, the need for health care workers to get vaccinated and the huge number of deaths the flu causes every year, were all wrong?
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Does the federal Conservative Party have a political Dragon’s death wish
There are two very controversial issues in B.C. and Canadian politics that will be decided one way or another in 2017 – but what will happen?
Premier Christy Clark’s home-buyers plan is short-term gain for the B.C. Liberal Party and long-term pain for both those who borrow money from the government, taxpayers and the entire B.C. housing market.
Controversial, confident, and completely committed to the Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal – that’s Rachel Notley.
“All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it's impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively.”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to praise Cuba’s late military dictator Fidel Castro, not to bury him – and has now become an international laughing stock because he refused to acknowledge the obvious – Castro’s horrendous human rights abuses.
“When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn you could take from journalism.”
“Five, 10 years from now – different party. You’re going to have a worker’s party." - U.S. Republican President-Elect Donald Trump, May 2016
“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people."
“Unregulated hotels operated in residential properties are disruptive to communities and pose serious safety concerns for guests and neighbors.”
Far too many Canadians don’t vote and are cynical about politics – but changing electoral systems will do nothing to improve that attitude.
Just like Santa Claus, Kinder Morgan is coming to town in December.
BC Premier Christy Clark has been all over your television set since late August, telling you what a great job she is doing holding down government spending and creating jobs.
“His brain has not only been washed, as they say... It has been dry cleaned.”
“The larger economy may have improved, but people are worried about the rug being pulled out from under them.” — American pollster Patrick Murray
“(Media are) portraying the Leap as a radical document, I don’t see it that way and I don’t think most people in Canada do actually.” - Robert Fox, federal NDP national director
“The new tax is nothing but the ruling party of British Columbia soliciting votes for the election held next spring. It won’t cool down the enthusiasm of foreign buyers.” — Ou Lyu, Global Times Chinese newspaper
“I am, however, very interested in the Kinder Morgan pipeline .... I certainly hope that we’re going to be able to get that pipeline approved.” — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, January 2014
“Too often, it seems as if leftists actually like losing. As if all the failure, doom and atrocities mainly serve to prove they were right all along.” — Rutger Bregman, Dutch author