Archives for the month of: December, 2016

If you spend your time pushing a broken wagon up a hill don’t expect a ride down

In honor of #InternationalDayofpeoplewithdisability Christy Clark should repeal her odious bus pass policy

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, protesters say B.C. isn’t doing enough

Christy Clark says province close to endorsing Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
Christy Clark Says Feds Are ‘Very Close’ To Meeting Her Conditions For Kinder Morgan Pipeline Approval

meaning #FirstNation rights ignored.

Christy Clark wants to lift ban on setting oil spills on fire, toxic chemical dispersants




What the B.C. Liberals new home buying scam actually looks like


B.C. Liberals should end unethical payments to Premier Clark


POLL: 70% of BC Public Support Pausing Site C Dam Construction
Clark vows to ‘get past point of no return’

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One in Five Kids in BC Is Poor, Report Finds
Despite small gains in reducing poverty, ‘a lot of people are just holding on.’

How Christy can even sleep at night knowing that we have one of the highest poverty rates in Canada — and we are the ONLY province without a poverty reduction plan — is beyond my comprehension

We are talking about a government that spent $514 million on a stadium roof, gave $1 million to Clark’s church, sold publicly owned land for far less than appraisers said it was worth (costing taxpayers the loss of $43 million, according to the NDP), offers some of the best tax breaks for corporations in Canada and just sold a ferry that recently had $15 million of upgrades for a reported $1.8 million (to a former B.C. Ferries manager, no less).

We like to think of ourselves as a caring, civilized society, but in fact we have been tolerating and sustaining shameful levels of child and family poverty for decades
Christy Clark pledges new loan program for first-time buyers means more young people can afford a home in B.C.


“It’s good politics, but bad policy”, explains Michael Prince, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria
Opinion: B.C.’s new first-time homebuyer loans are a bad idea

Top 9 Scandals Of Christy Clark, B.C. Liberal Party
9. YogaGate
8. B.C. taxpayers lose $43 million in land deal
7. Child labour laws
6. Christy’s LNG fiasco
5. Christy’s ethnic vote plan
4. Education crisis
3. Religious connections
2. The Nestlé controversy
1. Health care firings



The government can’t fire eight health researchers and claim Health Minister and Head of Public Service doesn’t know why.
B.C. health researcher firing scandal timeline
Christy Clark’s office involved in controversial firing of health researchers, claims NDP

Child care costs MORE than a mortgage payment!
What does child care actually cost in Canada?

The notion that media corporations donate to governing party would be considered betrayal of journalism
5 Seriously Disturbing B.C. Political Donations



Clark will tell you she “balanced the budget”. She did it by refusing to support those who need it most.
Opinion: B.C.’s balanced budgets paid for by Liberals’ social services deficit

‘It’s embarrassing’: Experts, politicians weigh in on NYT article exposing B.C. political cash

Revealed: Inside the B.C. Government’s Site C Spin Machine