This week: The tax the less-than-dearly-departed former premier Gordon Campbell sprung on the populace after his narrow Spring 2010 election victory is now history. Or is it? You may notice, nearly every time you open your wallet, 14% of your cash still flies off to who knows where, to pay for who knows what. So, did BC kill this thing, or what?
Brad Slade is a long-time labour activist and served as the Regional Organizer for the South Island and Gulf Islands with Fight The HST campaign. Brad Slade and putting the stake finally through the heart of the HST beast in the first half.
And; listening in on Victoria’s Smart Meter rally.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will not be appearing on the show tonight, as she makes the arduous journey home from the hinterland of Vancouver Island’s retirement Mecca, Qualicum Beach. So, first up, Brad Slade and whither the future of the HST, and what for we who pay it still?
Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, http://www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com