The Empire The Fraser Institue strikes back: A mawkish view of immigration overlooks the facts. And by facts, they mean the facts they came up with in their own study.
And because they are such stalwart defenders of our precious tax dollars, I’m sure they were outraged about this: CN Rail – buyer of BC Rail – main sponsor for Christy Clark speech to Vancouver Board of Trade. Or is that just how the free market operates?
Big Deal: Tweet lands Deal in more hot water than a Nova Scotia lobster. “The tweet is not impressing local activists who think Deal’s remark was in poor taste”. OH, THE DOUBLE STANDARD! If this was Gregor Robertson, you’d be calling him a Stalinist despot hell bent on excess, no?
Red Gate faces Eviction. “In a city that prides itself on being “first class” and culturally diverse you would think that a self-sustaining, non-goverment funded community arts space in one of the poorest neighbourhoods would be something to be proud of. Not something you try and shut down”. I agree. The timing is suspicious, but the building is condemned. I would hate for (another) disaster to happen to all the party people in the house.
Vancouver’s Robson Street a bargain among world’s retail strips. I think, as a city, it is time for us to look Beyond Robson to find our civic identity (holy shit I am hilarious).
McSweeny’s: The Committee for Public Harrumphing will hold a hearing on the topic of “What’s Going On and Who’s To Blame?”
Unlike oppressive VANOC rules, Local businesses embrace Canucks – logos and all. Except for one thing, the logo in that picture is wrong. Go Ganucks?