Brian Kieran

BRIAN KIERAN: Here’s hoping it’s honesty from here on out

Just a few days before this week’s provincial election, Statistics Canada released its Labour Force Survey for April.

BRIAN KIERAN: Clark’s fact-free campaign sinks

At the start of the election campaign Christy Clark was on the ropes.

BRIAN KIERAN: NDP’s Dix is singing the enviro-song

One of B.C.’s longest serving public servants, Port McNeill Mayor Gerry Furney, can see Adrian Dix surfing the leading edge...

BRIAN KIERAN: NDP accused of ‘low-down shakedown’

On the campaign trail NDP Leader Adrian Dix has been doing a passable doppelganger of a long suffering Ghandi who will speak no evil.

BRIAN KIERAN: No special moment goes unpunished

On the national political stage, no special moment goes unpunished.

BRIAN KIERAN: Cash greases final sprint to the polls

This coming Sunday — should you tire of M*A*S*H reruns or watching the Toronto Blue Jays get thumped — you can watch Premier Christy Clark.

BRIAN KIERAN: NDP needs to kill tax-shifting scam

Even though retiring Auditor General John Doyle is Australia bound, he remains determined to save us from ourselves.

BRIAN KIERAN: NDP needs to kill tax-shifting scam

Even though retiring Auditor General John Doyle is Australia bound, he remains determined to save us from ourselves.

BRIAN KIERAN: Green Party needs collapse of Liberals

With the Liberal brand in tatters and the NDP’s potential vote maxed, the B.C. Green Party actually has a fighting chance...

BRIAN KIERAN: Clark faces scorn of avenging angel

Martyn Brown has emerged from political purgatory to help us better relish the undoing of Premier Christy Clark.

Clark’s dithering threatens refinery

Ms. Dithers is at it again.

Clark’s denials are tough to swallow

This week, Christy Clark is desperately attempting to construct a Chinese wall between her premiership and senior staffers in her West Wing.

Clark’s denials are tough to swallow

This week, Christy Clark is desperately attempting to construct a Chinese wall between her premiership and senior staffers in her West Wing.

Prediction: Libs will win one Island seat

Catching election fever would be no fun if we were not able to make predictions we may later hope the reader forgets.

Political ménage à trois for the ages

Here’s a political ménage à trois for the ages. It is called “Kool Topp & Guy Public Affairs” and it redefines opportunism.

The game of polls is played by many

I have covered politics in B.C. all the way back to 1970 when the godfather of free enterprise, W.A.C. Bennett, was being dogged...

Finance minister’s opus is already damned

Finance Minister Mike de Jong has boldly hired a truth-in-budgeting watchdog to monitor the 2013/14 pre-election budget...

A triumph of myopic delusion

For every Liberal zealot I encounter who is living in denial, I meet another half-dozen free enterprisers who seem to appreciate...

Myths plague raw log export dilemma

In their ongoing effort to differentiate Premier Christy Clark, the jobs diva, from NDP leader Adrian Dix, the jobs killer...

Liberals have failed our seniors

For those of you out there looking for reasons to return to the Liberal fold, I do not recommend you read Ombudsperson Kim Carter’s latest