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CANNABLISS CONNOISSEURS’ CONCENTRATE

June 22, 2017
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CONNEISSEURS purportedly possess a great deal of knowledge about Fine Arts, Cuisines/Drinks and or are self proclaimed pontificating Judges in matters of their personal predilection. The word CONNOISSEUR carries an air of pretentiousness and pomposity . . . unless it is used in the...

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“OLIVER’S DOWNTOWN SUCKS”

June 1, 2017
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“OLIVER’S DOWNTOWN SUCKS”

“Oliver’s Downtown Sucks! Let’s Face It!” says Oliver’s 25 year (1991-2016) Town Manager and still “consulting” Manager. “SUCKS” is slang used to express resentment, dislike or feelings of disgust about something or a situation. Not all, but enough Oliver & Rural Area residents at the...

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Is Beauty In The Eyes Of The Beholders?

January 25, 2016
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Is Beauty In The Eyes Of The Beholders?

Oliver Mayor & Councilors (sent Jan 25 2016) In support of our Prime Minister, his Cabinet and all those legions of Canadians who voted Liberal based largely on Mr. Justin Trudeau’s commitment to legalize Marijuana, we intent to commission a local and acknowledged artist...

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Pointy Pondering Poinsettia Points

December 30, 2015
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Pointy Pondering Poinsettia Points

Pointy Pondering Points Is Our Downtown’s HWY 97 a, Highway through Hell, Heaven or Hindrance? Is Our Town’s “crime spree” under control, out of control or uncontrollable? Is Our being BC’s Prison Capital, a Capital Idea, Gain or Capital Punishment? Is Our desire for...

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Downtown Economic Revitalization Regurgitation

October 21, 2015
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Downtown Economic Revitalization Regurgitation

Since Oliver has been a “Town” (1990) multiple special economic development / downtown revival committees, societies, boards and groups have come and gone without leaving a worthwhile mark. Proving the idiom – everything old is new again – Mayor & Council are soliciting feedback...

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Red Hovanian Herrings Abound

August 3, 2015
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Red Hovanian Herrings Abound

“I truly believe we’re not unlike all other small communities in the Province” states Oliver’s Mayor Hovanes and “next September I will meet with the Ministry of Justice to discuss barring released prisoners from making Oliver their home”. Oliver Ironical Readers smell an overflowing...

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Much Ado About Nothing Bylaws

May 28, 2015
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Much Ado About Nothing Bylaws

Oliver’s elected & appointed “leaders” have mouthed ad infinitum and in concert that no legal reason exists that could compel them to enforce any or all of their Bylaws. At no time since Oliver became a Town have any of the elected & appointed...

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Oliver Chronicle Editorial “Editors” Blinder than Bats

April 30, 2015
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Oliver Chronicle Editorial “Editors” Blinder than Bats

The Oliver Chronicle Editorial (04.22.15) Headline reads . . . MLA Larson is blind on the National Park issue and goes on to say . . . “it’s time for Larson to remove her blinders.” Oliver Ironical readers ask, “shouldn’t Oliver Chronicle Editorial “editors”...

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Oliver Chronicle Mouths Ironical

February 17, 2015
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Oliver Chronicle Mouths Ironical

Is the Oliver Chronicle aping the Oliver Ironical when it implores Oliver Town Council to “Strike an economic development committee and make it work.”?       Could the Oliver Chronicle’s mouthing the Oliver Ironical be an example of the sincerest form of flattery? When the...

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Yes Means No – No Means Yes

November 25, 2014
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Yes Means No – No Means Yes

Is politics based on the indifference of the majority? Are pleasant politicians as rare as benign burglars? Do politicians pose as servants so as to become masters? On television, did you ever see a candidate talking to a rich person? Is politics a conflict...

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Profitable Private Societies Pilfer Public’s Purse

October 13, 2014
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Profitable Private Societies Pilfer Public’s Purse

Most if not All Religious-Fraternal, Charitable and Special Interest Groups organize themselves as Non Profit Private Societies to which any and all citizens might belong and contribute financially on a volunteer basis.    Non-Profit Private Societies and the Society Act were formed and formatted on...

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B.C. Prison Populations vs. the Locales’ Locals

April 16, 2014
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B.C. Prison Populations vs. the Locales’ Locals

Currently, nine (9) B.C. prisons/penitentiaries are located in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island (Victoria & Nanaimo) and the Interior of the Province (Prince George & Kamloops). The prisons’ populations and guards at these locales, as a percentage of the at large local population, within a 15...

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