The recent article in local media celebrating the public funding of the invasive weed program is one of many examples of pathetic behavior by our politicians that showcase why it is virtually impossible to have an honest intelligent discussion of the management of our province’s natural resources.
There seems to be a desperation in the minds of a few to “move on” with the water meter program, shake hands, smile, and carry on like nothing happened. Well, something did happen, and it has fractured this community.
“In a peaceful age I might have written ornate or merely descriptive books, and might have remained almost unaware of my political loyalties. As it is I have been forced into becoming a sort of pamphleteer.”—George Orwell, Why I Write, 1946
George Orwell warned of totalitarian states in his dystopic novel ‘1984.’ (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)
With spring comes road construction and I’m pleased to see the walkway on Lakehill Road in Kaleden underway.
“What is happening is that government is requesting boards to cut administration spending.” It is about time for these admin spending cuts because over the years they have grown in size in all districts.
Once again Minister Thomson I urge you to review an extremely weak argument that has resulted in the Gilpin Grasslands becoming an important motorized vehicle recreation area.
In recognition of the valuable work the B.C. Chamber of Commerce does supporting its business members, the week of Feb. 16 to 20 is Chamber of Commerce Week.