TEA & TWO SLICES: On Luongo’s Contract And How To Make That Much Money In BC

April 3, 2013.

by Sean Orr | In the wake of today’s NHL Trade Deadline, which came and went with Luongo not being moved, the tweet of the day has to go to Pass it to Bulis:

TransLink head Ian Jarvis tops salary rankings for local government employees. Or, how to make as much money as Luongo: take hold of a quasi-government corporation like ICBC, BC Ferries or Translink; run it into the ground; cash-in.

The Russians Muslims Asians are coming! Whites to become minority in Metro Vancouver by 2031. Or, when racist jokes replace thoughtful commentary:

Question: What river separates China and India?

Answer: the Fraser River (which separates Richmond and Surrey).

Really? That’s just so cringeworthy.

Not to mention: Vancouver’s old Chinatown Still Here – As the city’s neighbourhood ‘revitalizes,’ its Chinese-speaking seniors struggle for resources. No, really — do not mention it.

Not helping: Violent protesters go off-menu. Wherein poor old Macleans enters the “Gentrification War” by inventing/editorializing it. I mean, destruction of property is pretty desperate, as is stealing a sign, but there’s no need to go and call it a war. Old coots.

Stephen Hume: Fraser Institute’s tax-exempt status makes mockery of its recent report. Keynes for the rich and Friedman for the poor.

New Dems Poised to Inherit a BC Shaped by Neoliberalism. Question is, what will they do to restore the social safety net?

Reason for walk makes Corporate Canada uncomfortable. Psst! I hear the Catholic Church has a bunch of money…

Speaking of money: The Trouble with FACTOR.

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