Month: May 2011

City Councillor 37.5% guilty

Prince George City Councillor, Brian Skakun was found guilty of violating the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, after he apparently released a confidential document to the media in August of 2008. He was fined $750. The maximum fine for a charge such as this is $2,000. So he was 37.5% guilty?

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New co-host for The River Wake Up

MAY 24, 2011 – PRINCE GEORGE: In the words of 101.3 The River’s program director Ron Polillo, “Ladies and gentlemen, we have a number seven!” At a special ‘media event’ draped in all the suspense of an American Idol final, Ron Polillo announced that Ashley Hinton has been selected to fill the North Chair position …

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Why is Canada in 2nd place on the World Happiness Scale?

Canadians are the second happiest group in the world according to a new study released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The index covers 11 areas: housing, incomes, employment, social relationships, education, the environment, the administration of institutions, health, general satisfaction, security and the balance between work and family. The United States …

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Is Facebook dead?

Yes, I have a feeling that Facebook is dead or nearly dead. I think Facebook is full. There are simply too many people using it now. Facebook is now way too mainstream and way too riddled with unwanted commercial messages (and all sorts of flotsam & jetsam). I’m not complaining about the tidy little ads …

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The election in 30 words

IN 30 WORDS: Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have a majority government and Jack Layton’s NDP will be the official opposition. Michael Ignatieff’s Liberals placed 3rd and Ignatieff lost his seat. The Bloc are done. THOUGHTS: When I saw Ignatieff’s speech last night it reminded me of the T-Rex in Meet The Robinsons – “I have a …

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Bad financial advice

All this week on More Money, it’s Free Advice Week. We have tons of Free Financial advice that we are giving away free of charge. But, before we get started here are Mike’s top five signs the advice you’re getting might be bad financial advice. #5. It involves saving $1.10 a day by getting ‘the …

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