Posts Tagged ‘British Columbia’

June 9th, 2017 - 12:58 am § in The Ave Scene

Will Canada’s Oil Destroy the Puget Sound?

ORCA vs. Sand Tar Joel Connely, Seattle PI: No two places in North America look less alike than the tar sands of Alberta, a vast, Mordor-like oil field, and the blue waters and islands of the Salish Sea and Strait of Juan de Fuca, shared by British Columbia and Washington. The “oil patch”[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 8:14 am § in Misc.

Is the (political) grass greener in BC?

Those packing bags to emigrate to British Columbia might ponder this article about how easily political cash flows to politicians up there. For instance, Christy Clark, premier of BC, gets an extra $40,000 a year from her Liberal Party, financed by political donors. B.C. has no limits on political d[...]

July 22nd, 2015 - 4:53 am § in Misc.

Commercializing Growth of Marine Penises

Geoduck species of clam hauled from bottom of ocean off BC coast by divers. British Columbia is industrializing the growth of the geoduck. The giant clam has long been a subject of penis jokes until the last two decades when geoduck becameĀ  a delicacy sold for $80 a pound in some restaurants in Asi[...]