History Will Not Be Kind To The BC Liberals

For the past twenty years the BC Liberals, first under Gordon Campbell and now Christy Clark, have been issuing dire warnings to British Columbians that a vote for any part but theirs would cause massive economic pain.  They have been aided and abetted in this simplistic and highly demented message by British Columbia’s conservative media.
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How a Donald Trump Could Succeed in Canada

I spent much of the past week with an old friend from back home.  He and I have taken different paths since we left high school, but we share the bond of two people who grew up together in a small town.  We can still have fun like we did when we were 18 and I can connect with him on a barrier-free level that I am unwilling to even attempt with people I meet now.  This openness made for some insightful political discussions.

Let me be clear here, when I say my friend and I have taken different paths since high school, I am talking about stark differences.  My friend left school in the late 90s and has never sat in a classroom (save one-day courses required to be ticketed for his field) since then.  His line of work, oil, has allowed him to earn a substantial salary with no post-secondary education. Continue reading

Increasing British Columbia’s Freedom Of Choice in Education By Starving The Public System

We know that British Columbia’s Liberal party has no affiliation with the federal Liberal party, or any other provincial Liberal party.  They are a collection of right wingers determined to keep the power-hungry left-of-centre party (the NDP) out of power.

Lately though, I have been asking myself if the BC Liberals stand for anything else? Continue reading