Tag Archives: NDP

Bill 2 will not stand up to a constitutional challenge

Letter to the Editor When a paid representative of the BC Liberal party writes a letter to the editor of a local newspaper he should likely mention that he is being provided his ‘opinion’ by his employer. The failed BC … > Read More

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NDP sell out rural ridings

Letter to the Editor Last week the BC Liberal government brought to second reading the bill entitled Electoral Boundaries Commission Amendment Act, 2014. This proposed legislation, spearheaded by East Kootenay MLA and Minister of Energy and Mines and CORE Review … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

About rural political power By Bill Bennett, Kootenay East MLA 1. The BC Government has introduced legislation to change the Electoral Boundaries Commission Act so that there will be no loss of rural seats in the Kootenays, the Cariboo-Thompson and the … > Read More

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Two sides to the Throne Speech

The BC Liberal government hailed Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon’s Feb. 11 Throne Speech as a clear vision for growing B.C.’s economy, while the Official Opposition NDP believed it held no basis in fact. Guichon’s speech focused on controlling spending and … > Read More

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NDP lights keep getting dimmer

Letter to the Editor Douglas Horton wrote: “Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention” and judging from Norm Macdonald’s latest rant on BC Hydro, wrong is just what he has … > Read More

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Getting accurate information about our financial situation

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald, Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA For Members of the Legislative Assembly, it was a somewhat unusual summer. The provincial legislature was in session for part of June and all of July. The only focus of this sitting … > Read More

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Strong economy-secure tomorrow wins the province

Letter to the Editor Gratitude is the memory of the heart and on behalf of Premier Christy Clark and myself I want to thank, from the bottom of my heart, those of you who shared our vision in the prosperous … > Read More

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Continuing in a critical role

MLA Report I want to begin by thanking the people of Columbia River – Revelstoke for choosing me to represent them in the Legislature.  It is clear that people here want a better government that puts the interests of regular … > Read More

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Clark’s win – a triumph of hope over reality

Perceptions by Gerry Warner God bless Christy Clark!  She has shown in the end it’s the people that count. Not the media. Not the pundits. And, most of all, not the polls!  Nor, the pollsters, who in recent years, have … > Read More

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Voter apathy will crush us

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Anyone else out there left stunned by Christy Clark’s Liberal Party’s amazing come-from-behind election victory last Tuesday? I am personally thanking the heavens for not biting on some bets, because I would have bet, with … > Read More

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