Tag Archives: economy

Cable Bay/Oceanview/Oceanside Relying Once Again on the Kindness of Nanaimo Taxpayers

Ron Bolin: Sept. 17, 2012 The Saturday (Sept. 15) edition of the Nanaimo News Bulletin published the City of Nanaimo Notice of Tax Sale and the properties that will be up for sale at 10 am on Monday, Sept. 24, in “the room designated as the Council Chambers”.  (I assume that this means the Shaw […]

Twenty Pounds (First in a Series on our Municipal Budgets)

Ron Bolin: September 10, 2012 “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.” Charles Dickens: Wilkins Micawber, in David Copperfield, 1849 Mr. Micawber speaks of his family fortunes in terms of its cash flow and whether that flow is positive […]