It's time to speak out against the powerful forces that oppose letting ordinary people spend more of their own money. The red flag was waved yet again this week, by an influential leader who claims that the GST cut should be reversed because government "needs" more of our money.
The level of discourse following an RCMP raid on Conservative headquarters in Ottawa has been embarrassing. The RCMP conducted the raid at the behest of Elections Canada, which is investigating the Tories' election financing. The Tories maintain they have done nothing wrong. Fair enough. But instead of suggesting that any investigation by Elections Canada will be fruitless, the Tories went on the attack. Big Time.
Two women lingered by the dessert table at the Prince George Civic Centre Thursday, trying to decide between the rich Black Forest Cake and richer chocolate mousse parfaits. Divine Desserts was a wonderful celebration for women and fundraiser for the Minerva Foundation's leadership conference at UNBC in May.