The heartland needs to hush up!

With the workings of participatory democracy now on a summer vacation, it seems that the Liberal government of Gordon Campbell isn’t inclined to be bothered by the troublesome outposts of the province.

Last week the Globe and Mail provided an interesting account of the reaction to plans by a Central Interior community to protest the planned Carbon tax initiative portion of the Climate action program that comes into effect on July 1st in BC.

The Globe reported last week that “Scott Nelson, mayor of Williams Lake, was planning to urge his council to back a motion this week that would have seen the municipality refuse to pay the carbon tax on its municipal fuel bills in order to highlight concerns that the tax is unfair to northerners, and not revenue-neutral for municipalities.”…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article … 9147609083 )-