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Regarding Translink’s ‘Fare Not Paid’ Button

On January 6, 2015, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation put out a press release stating TransLink bus drivers pressed a special button in their coaches to record a “fare not paid” more than 2.76 million times in 2013… 2.76 million times! That’s a lot of button presses and a huge amount of fare evasion! Like Jordan… Continue reading Regarding Translink’s ‘Fare Not Paid’ Button

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The Amalgamation Hipsters of New Westminster

In the 2014 December 13 Vancouver Sun, columnist Pete McMartin wrote this correction: My apologies to Mayor Greg Moore for incorrectly identifying him in Friday’s column as mayor of Coquitlam. He is not. He is mayor of Port Coquitlam, which I am assured are two completely different communities. Mayor Moore informed me by email, however,… Continue reading The Amalgamation Hipsters of New Westminster

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On the Great New Westminster Envelope Scandal of 2014

Back story: New Westminster had an election. During the election campaign, three candidates (mayoral candidate James Crosty, and council candidates Gavin Palmer and Scott McIntosh) sent this to New Westminster residents:   When it was delivered, some people on Twitter called it “deceptive” and “misleading”. See, the crown used on this envelope is actually the… Continue reading On the Great New Westminster Envelope Scandal of 2014