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TRU president not overpaid at $200,000

July
27
,
2016
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IT'S DOUBTFUL Allan Shaver will have trouble paying for his groceries, but he seems to be something of a bargain for Thompson Rivers University. Yet some people will see the annual public accounts published by the province each year and...

A better solution to vacancy problem

July
26
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2016
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A guest editorial from former TNRD director Paul Caissie. To MLA Terry Lake: AS A THREE-TERM regional district director I am intimately familiar with the delicate art of taxation.  I believe it was the great French bureaucrat...

More of the same from the New Democrats

July
25
,
2016
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THE MORE things change, the more they seem to stay the same. That seems to be the story for B.C.'s New Democrats as the party of nearly perpetual opposition  prepares to take on Christy Clark's Liberals again in the...

Trump proves detractors wrong at every turn

July
22
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2016
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EVERY STEP of the way, he's proven his detractors and critics wrong. Donald Trump has been an outsider from the outset. Bombastic, politically incorrect, and considered something of a novelty act when he embarked on his campaign for...

Another crock of BS from anti-pipeline crowd

July
21
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2016
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IT'S THE LATEST crock of BS. from the anti pipeline expansion crowd. Without much new to say about their anti pipeline rhetoric, some of those attending a federal panel appointed to review the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion bid set up...

All lives matter, including those of police

July
20
,
2016
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IT'SNOT POLITCALLY CORRECT to say this, apparently, but "all lives do matter"….even those of police officers. Yet after another incident in which innocent cops doing their jobs are shot dead, or gravely wounded, where is...

Mayor's salary doesn't add up to enough

July
4
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2016
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THEY SAY it's not all about the money… Yet there seems something strange about the compensation a mayor like Peter Milobar gets. The last financial disclosure from Kamloops City Hall puts the mayor's 2015 remuneration a bit...

Do we really need another stat holiday?

July
1
,
2016
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DO WE REALLY need another statutory holiday in Canada? The Toronto Star thinks so, editorially promoting the notion that National Aboriginal Day, observed last month, be declared another national holiday. Put aside the reality that...

Consider the upside if we joined the U.S.

June
30
,
2016
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WHILE BRITAIN is looking to leave the European Union, maybe Canadians might want to think about going in the other direction. It's not something many people talk about any longer, but perhaps it's an idea worthy of renewed debate. ...

Venture Kamloops - show us what you've done

June
29
,
2016
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IN JUST ABOUT every endeavour, it's the bottom line that counts. Don't tell us what you're doing, or how you're doing it, or what you'd like to be doing, show us what's you've done. That's the conundrum...