From the brim to the dregs,
It poured sweet and clear,
It was a very good year.
It was a mess of good years.
Important contributions from independent journalists illustrate the diseased state of British Columbia's political environment. With her government polling under 30%, the powers behind Premier Photo-Op know their days grow short. That makes greedy people more dangerous.
Bob Mackin files a report that brings to mind BC's great train robbery. Are thieves in pin stripe suits about to uncouple more public enterprises and steal away in similar fogs of deception?
To me, involvement of Christy Clark mentor Patrick Kinsella in privatization of liquor distribution is prima facie evidence that taxpayers urgently need protection.
in What’s Paragon’s Lobbyist got to hide?, Ian Reid lays out another example that indicates the stink of political corruption involving BC Liberals and their closest friends.
In this case, the party that promised "The most open, accountable and democratic government in Canada" is fighting the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner to keep documents from many years ago secret because T. Richard Turner believes these might harm his private interests.
Do Liberals care about public interests? Apparently not so much.
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Additional reading: Key Clark Backer Lobbied for Firm Seeking Public Liquor Assets by Andrew MacLeod at The Tyee
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