Category Archives: Business

Vancouver International College/CIBT; Certificate??

Some surprise news, British Columbia government has cancelled the certification for Vancouver International College! Causing some financial grief for students and their families.

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Bombardier Flunked Credibility or Just Playing Politics

Bombardier reputation is politically and fiscally complicated and it owes Canadian taxpayers $billions. It always annoys westcoastpugnaciousthat any government in power, refuses to let us know how many $$ have been loaned and how many $$$ have been repaid.

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UBC President Ono; Anything To Report? Inactive Justice?

Way back in June 2016, westcoastpugnaciousmade comment upon the hiring Santa Ono as the new President of UBC. At that time we said we would wait a while before reporting on his progress.

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Chinese Have Purchased A Site C Contractor, Deja Vue?

Memories are made of this, or perhaps nightmares are made of this. Anyone remember when the Chinese [with a lot of help from ex-Premier Clark] conned us in regard to Coal mines in British Columbia?

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Canadian Orwellian Data Mining Helped Brexit & Trump Win

Westcoastpugnaciousfeels somewhat overwhelmed at present. We published Trump, Trudeau & George Orwell; A Joly Big Brother Team, just yesterday and now this!

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Liberals Goofed Buying Used Submarines, Now Used Jets!

When will they [Liberals] ever learn? Looks like never. They [Liberals] lost $$ millions of taxpayer $$ buying used submarines..and are still wasting $$ to maintain these dud subs. Now they want to purchase used jets from Australia!

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Costly University Education! Foreign Students Ripped Off?

Westcoastpugnaciouswonders why a university education costs so much $$, could it be that universities, in particular UBC do not contain their operating costs? Do they waste money? Do they ignore the mantra of Triple E = Effective ..Efficient ..Economical?

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Who Bankrupted Sears Canada? Arrogant Yanks! Who Says?

A Canadian says so. A Canadian who worked there for years. A Canadian who says the damage started in the early 80’s.

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Canada Bans Foreign Home Buyers Just Like New Zealand!

I guess that it is no surprise that Westcoastpugnaciouswould be very happy to see and digest a headline that states; Canada Bans Foreign Home Buyers. 

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Iceberg Houses For The Rich Compared With B.C. Icebergs!

Although this is a factual report about ‘Iceberg Houses’, it also exposes a reality that exists in British Columbia for anyone wishing to buy a home.

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