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Shannon Corregan: Colour me Canadian, not Conservative

Shannon Corregan: Colour me Canadian, not Conservative

The Canadian left is miffed about Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s newly painted jet. The government’s CC-150 Polaris recently received a new paint job as part of its scheduled six-year maintenance and upgrades.
L. Ian MacDonald: PM would do well to start mending fences

L. Ian MacDonald: PM would do well to start mending fences

Prime Minister Stephen Harper tweeted Tuesday morning that he was “wheels up en route to London, U.K.” Also Paris and Dublin, not to mention the G8 summit hosted by Britain in Northern Ireland next week.
David Bly: Oak Bay offers the mother of all garage sales

David Bly: Oak Bay offers the mother of all garage sales

Went to a garage sale last weekend. Not just any garage sale — Oak Bay’s Garagellennium XIV, first organized by then-councillor and now-Mayor Nils Jensen to celebrate the millennial year 2000. The town was alive with garage sales.
Les Leyne: NDP caucus lines up for more of same

Les Leyne: NDP caucus lines up for more of same

The New Democratic Party caucus — a.k.a. the Opposition for Life — trooped back into the legislature Wednesday and signed up for another four-year hitch of watching other people wield power.
Hell: The Ultimate in Dystopian Literature

Hell: The Ultimate in Dystopian Literature

P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }A:link { } Over the last year since buying a Kindle I have found myself reading and re-reading a lot of classic dystopian literature.
Comment: It’s not too late to rethink our sewage ‘solution’

Comment: It’s not too late to rethink our sewage ‘solution’

The recent announcement by the Capital Regional District board that it has decided not to pursue a single site for a sewage treatment plant on Department of National Defence land adjacent to the Macaulay Point pumping station (or adjacent to the McLo
Les Leyne: Defeated MLA analyzes NDP’s loss

Les Leyne: Defeated MLA analyzes NDP’s loss

Defeated New Democratic Party MLA Harry Lali spent a few days after the election on a missing-persons case. He wanted to find out why 3,000 identified NDP supporters in the Fraser-Nicola riding never showed up at the polls.
Geoff Johnson: Fassbender proves he plays well with others

Geoff Johnson: Fassbender proves he plays well with others

In the parlance of school report cards, new Minister of Education Peter Fassbender has a proven track record of playing well with others.
A text from my Croatian conscience...

A text from my Croatian conscience...

"Det Suzie use to be so fet, she had to vear two vatch, one on each wrist because her body covered two time zone! Now, only van." Now, I know this sounds mean...and really it is...but I like the way he's acknowledging my progress. Bahahaha...
Weigh-in Wednesday #18

Weigh-in Wednesday #18

May 22nd, 2013 - After my traumatising trip to the bariatric surgeon on Thursday, and a weekend of wine and yoga with my best friend since the age of 2, Elizabeth...