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Oliver bylaws enforced Ad hoc & Ad lib

March 7, 2011
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Oliver bylaws enforced Ad hoc & Ad lib

The Town of Oliver has no legal obligation to enforce any bylaw, ever. In Oliver, it seems politically incorrect to act on a moral obligation. In Oliver, to enforce or not to enforce is the question. In Oliver, the answer to that question lies absolutely, with the appointed. In Oliver, only free enterprise business...

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Gallery

March 1, 2011
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A Clap Trap

This gallery contains 32 photos.

Coffee Revelry Jolts Politicos

March 1, 2011
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Coffee Revelry Jolts Politicos

By definition, Public officials making decisions behind closed doors, violate the Public Interest & Trust. South of the border, free democratic thinkers are steeping up a tempestuous Tea Party Rebellion. North of the border, like-minded Canadian Coffee Partiers are brewing up a steaming pot of democratic revolt. Both North & South Caffeine Campaigns mean...

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Hampson’s Secret

March 1, 2011
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Hampson’s Secret

Mayor Hampson claims to hold secret the answers as to how his Council can assist the in-town merchants to attract Southwind Crossing Shoppers into Downtown. If the Mayor had any answers would he keep them secret? If he knew anything he wouldn’t be boasting like a Banty Rooster to all / any who would...

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Self-proclamation makes you go blind

March 1, 2011
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Self-proclamation makes you go blind

As a visitor, taking in our Main Street, on any afternoon how would you know you’re in the heart of Canada’s Wine Capital if you were not previously told? The self-proclaimed Wine Capital of Canada can only proclaim but one Winery, one Pub, one closed during the “shoulder season” RV Park, one Theatre, one...

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In the 60’s, people took acid to make their world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make their world normal

March 1, 2011
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Machiavelli's Benevolent Minster & Sanctuary

Oliver’s Predilection for Political Correctness is a Symptom or a Syndrome? Are rules made by and for the rule-makers or for the good of the majority? What’s the difference between a rule-maker and a rule-enforcer? Is Political Correctness a rule and is that rule Politically Correct? The opposite of Political Correctness is Commonsense. Commonsense...

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“Local businesses suffer from a perceived lack of support from Mayor & Council”

March 1, 2011
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“Local businesses suffer from a perceived lack of support from Mayor & Council”

“Local Businesses Suffer from a Perceived Lack of Support form Mayor & Council” F.Y.I. this statement was adopted as a Council Resolution on March 09, 2009 and was scheduled for a review on June 15, 2009.   The Council Resolution Solution: Dec. 06, 2010 Councillor Bennest heads the steering committee bound to hire the...

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Oliver Town employees work with a local Gardener Designer to complete the carwash corner project.

March 1, 2011
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Expensive Rocks

Most folks would consider a couple of rock berms, some boulders, a large rock and some indigenous plants as prepared rubble. Our elected consider such intentional rubble as a “facelift” for the ‘triangle’ at the carwash corner. Without asking hometown affiliation we asked 69 people at random the following: Considering the value and availability...

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Only in Small-Oliver!

March 1, 2011
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Only in Small-Oliver!

A random compilation of the top ten answers to the following question; What do you like most about Small-Oliver? Nothing in the past two decades except the faces have changed and in the next two decades nothing except the faces are expected to change There has yet to be a separation between church and...

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