As the BC Liberals scramble to make its ridiculous “unhappy hour” slightly less objectionable, the big question remains unanswered – why have a minimum price on alcohol at all?
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When the rules for how much senior government- funded staff can make are broken once, it’s regrettable — when it happens time after time, it’s a clear pattern of deception.
The BC Liberal government can’t fail when it comes to further privatizing public education.
Is the BC Liberal government incredibly dumb bringing in “happy hour” rules that actually increase – not lower – the price of beer, wine and cocktails through minimum prices?
How on earth could anyone screw up something as simple as “happy hour” rules?
Despite British Columbia environmentalists, First Nations and others gearing up to launch a citizens initiative petition to fight the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline, it’s only votes, not signatures that can stop it.
Ontario goes to the polls on Thursday after a bitter, nasty campaign dominated increasingly by one topic – strategic voting designed to defeat the party you hate most rather than the one you actually support.
Any observer can tell that when it comes to the BC Liberal government and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation there is almost no relationship, but plenty of attitude.
While students across the province are out of class in rotating strikes this week ask this question — who has been in charge for the past 13 years?
Don't poke a hornet’s nest and expect butterflies to come out. — WhenAllElseFails
Ikea's hardball tactics in B.C. may reflect a creeping Americanization of labour-management relations in Canada. — Prof. John Logan, San Francisco State University
The best way to gamble is with other people’s money.
On Thursday at 5:01 p.m., John Horgan should be declared the next leader of B.C.’s New Democratic Party — launching his drive to become the province’s next premier in the 2017 election.
“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” — Martin Luther
I think Mr. Tieleman should get out of downtown Vancouver before he claims there is no poor quality land in the ALR. — Minister Responsible for Core Review Bill Bennett in an April 9 comment later pulled from his Facebook page
(The Agricultural Land Reserve) functioned up until the election of this Liberal administration ... politics has interfered and land is being removed and that is a serious, serious mistake. — Ex-BC NDP Premier Dave Barrett on Voice Of BC, June 29, 2005
Social acceptance: It is important to us that the Porsche brand is firmly anchored in society. And represents an attainable dream. — Porsche Canada
Would you give up a $1.45-million-a-year job playing professional football as the price to publicly speak out in favour of gay marriage?
Beer, wine and spirits are coming to B.C. supermarkets next year, but don’t expect cheaper booze. If anything, what is already among North America’s highest-priced alcohol will only get more expensive.
When TED Talks, money glistens. And now it’s here in Vancouver, selling what may be snake oil solutions to the well-heeled and well-intentioned.