Archive | June 2013

“Bairded” in his Lair

Canadian MP John Baird holidayed for free with 6 friends at High Commissioner's House in London

Canadian MP John Baird holidayed for free with 6 friends at High Commissioner’s House in London

Queen Wins at Ascot

Britain's Queen Elizabeth is delighted as, for the first time, a reigning monarch has won the Queen's Cup at Ascot

Ladies day at Ascot: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is delighted as her Filly “Estimate” wins the Gold Cup: ┬áthe first win in history for a reigning monarch.

Luxury Trumps Affordable

Donald Trump announces new Trump Tower in Vancouver featuring luxury condos. Meanwhile studies show Vancouver's high housing costs are driving out families and students.

Donald Trump announces new Trump Tower in Vancouver featuring luxury condos. Meanwhile studies show Vancouver’s high housing costs are driving out families and students.

Over 200 Ammo dump sites in B.C.

Canada's Department of Defence reveals that unexploded ordnance, some dating back to WWI, could pose a threat in hundreds of locations, including tourist "Hot Spots", in beautiful B.C.

Canada’s Department of Defence reveals that unexploded ordnance, some dating back to WWI, could pose a threat in hundreds of locations, including tourist “Hot Spots”, in beautiful B.C.

Life’s Certainties: Dearth of Taxis

In spite of severe taxi  shortages, Vancouver denies additional taxi permits to suburban firms.

In spite of severe taxi shortages, Vancouver denies additional permits to suburban firms.

Harping on Free Trade

 Stephen Harper promotes free trade deal in first speech by a Canadian Prime Minister to the British Parliament in 70 years.

Stephen Harper promotes free trade deal in first speech by a Canadian Prime Minister to the British Parliament in 70 years.