February 25, 2018

Pat Bell on HD Mining now versus then

While Jobs Minister Pat Bell says his comments last night about the HD Mining controversy are not a dramatic turn around, an interview a few months ago seems to show otherwise. This is Jobs Minister Pat Bell just last night. "The public needs to have confidence that any jobs that are allowed to be taken by, particularily temporary workers I think … [Read more...]

Tax debate: roll back versus increase

B.C.'s Environment Minister says the Opposition's carbon and corporate tax plan would lead the province down an old, bad road. Terry Lake takes issue with the NDP saying it would "roll back" corporate taxes if elected.  He says they should call it what it would be: an increase, like B.C. saw in the 90s, with dire … [Read more...]

Civic squabble: NPA versus Vision.

  Just days before the civic election, Vision Vancouver's taking aim at the NPA saying if elected the party will boost property taxes by 5% to pay for all it's election promises.  Mayor Gregor Robertson says his party's promises will only result in a property tax hike of roughly 1%.  Robertson says the long and short of it is the NPA … [Read more...]