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it’s almost impossible for even a week to go by without some new demonstration of the serious level of confusion and arrogance represented by the premier and cabinet of the B.C. Liberal Party.
I’m wearily climbing back on my tiring high horse about corporate customer service, well-known corporations which talk a great game about the quality of their customer service and customer loyalty but which, in reality, fail to deliver – and take their cue from Muhammad Ali and the “rope-a-dope” trick
I don’t expect to ever fully understand human nature. I guess that it’s part of my relatively bland and hopefully tolerant personality.
I had an “unknown caller” display on my phone, as a West Indian accented man asked me if I would be interested in participating in an “industrial development round table discussion” in Kitimat on August 17. He didn’t offer information on location or time, when asked.
BC’s now notorious harmonized sales tax referendum shenanigans deserves a public enquiry.
I often think Don Quixote lives on in Canada and the bigger, more prominent and more challenging the target windmill, the happier he seems to be, either leading or joining the charge against it.
What a horror-show week in the first seven days of July.
Yesterday, June 6, the new majority Conservative government introduced its budget – albeit virtually the same one that provided the opposition parties with an opportunity to subject the country to another election which turned out to leave the opposition parties much worse off then they were at the time.
YOU WOULD THINK that all true Canadians would be behind the Vancouver Canucks in their quest for their first Stanley Cup win.
IT’S VERY DIFFICULT in this day and age of repetitive quick elections to come up with innovative headline-grabbing ideas that help to keep a premier-in-waiting’s name in front of the electorate, as they wait for the inevitable polling day to come around.
There is something akin to an April Fools Day feeling about the first warm-weather long weekend of the year – the May Victoria Day weekend.
Are you like so many Canadians – a pet owner?
It’s one of the immutable laws of nature - when you’re down – the elements, somehow, just pile it on.
I cringed some time ago when I read headline suggesting the 2011 federal election would be the first election in which the full force of social media would be unleashed.
This is a hard time of year for me.. And it’s worse in this election season, so quickly following on our snowiest winter in years, with its ugly plethora of inane commentary and what I would call weak coverage.
Just got an interesting e-mail from a friend – complete with a map of the location of earthquakes around the world. The map refreshed itself every five minutes.
I am always appalled to hear negative business reaction to proposals to increases the BC minimum wage.
Modernizing your home is a popular winter time pastime in Kitimat and elsewhere, these days.
The Kitimat Ice Demons put the icing on the cake, after an up and down CIHL season, by beating nemesis Williams Lake Stampeders 3-0 in the round robin and 8-5 in the final, to win their fourth Coy Cup - the BC Senior Men’s AA provincial championship - in six seasons.
The Ice Demons left it late in their Coy Cup opener, but they got the job done.