Last week, I tweeted this:
Today, I give you the second sentence of this Gary Mason interview.
Premier Christy Clark, speaking to a Christian audience earlier this month:
“I really do think the tragedy of our society is actually not there are so many atheists — because atheists often express themselves as generously as non-atheists — it’s the fact people don’t go to a place of worship every week and get reminded anymore of how important it is that we care.”
You know, maybe it wouldn’t be a terrible thing if some British Columbians, especially in leadership positions, could go to a special place more often and get reminded of how important it is that we care. But for that to happen, it would have to be open a little more than 19 full days in nearly a year.
From the historic renewal of the Downtown Eastside and the Woodward’s redevelopment, to the Portland Hotel Society, to InSite, to the city’s thriving arts scene – in pretty much every big initiative to make this city fairer, more affordable and more liveable, you’ll see Jim Green’s hand at work.