Brian Kieran

Costly recall campaigns need to be turfed

If ever there was a case to be made for throwing the baby out with the bathwater it is now and its name is “Recall.”

Cyber mob’s lust is a dangerous game

Cyber vigilantes, sickened celebrities, political opportunists . . . it did not take long for the post-Vancouver riot vacuum to fill with outrage and retribution of biblical proportions.

No means yes to B.C. government

Do you want to keep the Harmonized Sales Tax? Yes. Then say No.

Families First is a deep well of need

This week’s column is dedicated to the Victoria Foundation . . . you’ll find out why in a moment.

NDP growl is missing a few teeth

Growing up on the mean streets of Montreal, we had a saying: “Fight me, fight my gang.”

Liberals need to address trust deficit

When MLA Colin Hansen mused recently that BC’s Liberals should change the name of their party, he failed to appreciate how many folks were only too happy to slap lipstick on his pig.

Have the B.C. Tories lost their minds?

Question of the week: can a heterosexist, anti-abortion, anti-First Nations, NDP-voting malcontent who hates progress lead the B.C. Conservatives out of the political wilderness?

Harper, and blankie, can sleep better

Prime Minister Stephen Harper insisted for five weeks that the election he has won so convincingly was “not necessary.”

B.C. voters will make a difference

With less than a week to go before the federal election, Vancouver Islanders can take some comfort in the knowledge that their votes will actually make a difference.

Harcourt’s words may haunt the NDP

In the weeks and months to come, I believe New Democrats are going to wish they had listened to Mike Harcourt.

Voter suppression – ‘the dirty little secret’

We are encouraged to believe a malaise of political indifference has infected the national psyche. It’s true. This virus has a name: “Voter suppression.” Disengagement by design.

Clark’s Bind Writ Large in Binders

Premier-elect’s honeymoon is over before it begins