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Our prime minister's sense of entitlement

May
10
,
2016
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OUR PRIME MINISTER has always had a taste for the finer things in life, and when they came at the expense of the taxpayer, even more so. Before Justin Trudeau was elected as a member of parliament, he served as the chair of the charitable...

Is Horgan walking the walk on resources?

May
9
,
2016
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NEW DEMOCRATS gathered in Merritt for a rural issues conference on the weekend, one they dubbed "The Rural B.C. road map to victory." The party has been trying to get its four wheels back on the ground ever since Adrian Dix drove...

Open your hearts and wallets for Fort Mac

May
6
,
2016
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WE'VE BEEN there, and feel their pain. The Kamloops area, and the North Thompson, and Kelowna have all felt the unrelenting bite of monster wildfires, and know all too well how terrifying, and how destructive these events can be. ...

What did the merry band of councillors learn?

May
4
,
2016
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SO WHAT has the merry band of councillors from Kamloops learned on their mining expedition of eastern Canada? There are differences in legislation, regulations, and the proximity of the mines they toured in Timmins and Malarctic to be sure....

Vancouver school board defies simple math

May
3
,
2016
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IT'S THE LOWEST of the low — playing politics, and using kids as pawns. Strip away all of the rhetoric, and that's what the Vancouver School Board has done historically, as it fights every year with the province over its...

Police need to keep pressure on the gangs

May
2
,
2016
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KAMLOOPS is by no means an innocent community when it comes to crime. There's plenty of it, as its citizens were reminded recently with the so-called targeted shooting of a home on Parkcrest. And it's no secret either what's...

Maybe Lange and Walsh will learn something

April
29
,
2016
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MAYBE IT'S a good thing Kamloops councillors like Tina Lange will be heading east on the taxpayers dime to take a look at mining towns in Ontario and Quebec. A lot of people are convinced her going is a colossal waste of time and money,...

Send Canadian troops into Philippines

April
27
,
2016
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THE TRUDEAU Government is pretty good at serving up meaningless rhetoric but the prime ministers remarks in confirming the beheading of Canadian John Ridsdel in the Philippines represented the ultimate in hollow claptrap. Taking a break...

Beware the experts who tell you what to eat

April
26
,
2016
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THERE WAS a time the experts were convinced the earth was flat. anyone who denied was an outlier sometimes to the point of persecution. It was the evidence of the day. It was therefore indisputable. Not so long ago, marijuana was this evil...

Some questions about the Duffy case

April
25
,
2016
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THE CRIMINAL justice system is complex, and admittedly sometimes beyond comprehension of mere mortals like us. Did Mike Duffy claim expenses for a principal PEI residence when he only spent 30per cent of his time there? Yes. Did he pay...