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Riding & Beating A Dead Horse (O.I.B. vs. O.T.C.)

January 7, 2014
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Riding & Beating A Dead Horse (O.I.B. vs. O.T.C.)

Osoyoos Indian Band (O.I.B.) versus Oliver Town Council (O.T.C.) Passed on for generations, the collective ancestral wisdom of the O.I.B. says that  . . . upon discovering you are riding a dead horse the best strategy is . . . dismount and get a new fresh horse. Passed on from Council to Council for...

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Sunshine Café Barista Supports Sensible BC

November 18, 2013
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Sunshine Café Barista Supports Sensible BC

Sensible BC suggests signing a petition in order to trigger a referendum that, if successful, would mark the end of criminalizing marijuana possession and the beginning of marijuana taxation. Sensible Sunshine Café Barista Supports Sensible BC by making available Initiative Petition Sheets for any and all Sensible Boundary-Similkameen Riding Voters. Sensible BC Initiative Petition...

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Oliver Lies In Bed With Telus

October 21, 2013
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Oliver Lies In Bed With Telus

Proving Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows, the Town of Oliver & Telus Corporation, on linked logo letterhead, formally announce their marriage by proclaiming their relationship a partnership. Partnerships exists whenever two or more entities co-own, contribute to a business and share in the profits and losses of said business.  The three types of partnerships in Canada...

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Councillor Candidate’s Candid Concessions & Confessions

September 8, 2013
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Councillor Candidate’s Candid Concessions & Confessions

I concede, that (if elected) my motivation for refusing their paycheque a.k.a your money stems from my insecurities. I confess my insecurities such that I couldn’t handle being labeled as yet another one of them politicians. I concede of knowing no other way of avoiding such labeling. I confess that in a past endeavour...

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Councillor Candidate’s Coffee Klatch

September 2, 2013
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Councillor Candidate’s Coffee Klatch

john micka     OLIVER CHRONICLE EDITOR QUESTIONS    OLIVER IRONICAL EDITOR/CANDIDATE      ANSWERS   1) What prompted you to throw your  hat into municipal politics?     Some say Main Streets can be an economic driver and a reflection of the Town’s Character. Some say it’s just another Street. I say our Main Street could and...

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A Higher and Better Use for Centennial Park

July 22, 2013
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A Higher and Better Use for Centennial Park

Finding another who would also vocalize their being offended by Oliver’s military mayor’s desire to see a “Higher and Better Use” for our Centennial Park is as Odd now as ODCEDS was then. See Letter to the editor   Having disbanded and abandoned any and all their economic development endeavours in lieu of Studies &...

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Politicos Pooh-Pooh Proclaiming Plebeian Proclamations

June 8, 2013
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Politicos Pooh-Pooh Proclaiming Plebeian Proclamations

Oliver politicos pooh-pooh people pursuing a politico proclamation, proclaiming a particular period for a particular purpose, by proclaiming Oliver a proclamation free zone,       yet . . . when Oliver Town Bylaw contravention & compliance concerns collide . . . Oliver’s politicos proclaim the Patently Hampsonian proclamation  . . . “the Town has no legal...

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Nameless, Blameless & Shameless

April 12, 2013
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Nameless, Blameless & Shameless

Nameless, Blameless & Shameless Larcenous Liberal Lackeys Lure Linda Larson! Their Nameless, Blameless & Shameless attitude, incorporated in a letter to the Oliver Chronicle Editor (04.03.13) entitled, “Liberal budget benefits all”, says it all. By attaching her name to their hackneyed hyped hyperbole, is your BC Liberal Candidate just Shameless? B.C. Liberals “Cardoso” Slater...

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Free Financial Facts From Formulated Figures

February 17, 2013
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Free Financial Facts From Formulated Figures

Current Annual Report reports that the Town of Oliver’s: Boundaries encompass 1369 acres that 4825 citizens residing in 2293 households call home Assessed Land & Improvements Value = $656,365,231.00 Coffers bulge with $45,000,000.00 in accumulated surplus reserves Treasury touts more than S6,000,000.00 Cash in the Bank + Temporary Investments eking out less than 1.5% ...

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Patton Posts Poison Pen Photograph

February 2, 2013
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Patton Posts Poison Pen Photograph

Premise: Oliver Rural Petty Officer Patton proves patently positive penchant for poor perception. His Story: Is on record for not being able to remember whether or not he took the Photograph that represented nothing untoward and had he though it might, he would not have distributed it, three or four years later, to all...

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