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Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby maryjane48 » Nov 5th, 2017, 8:00 pm

http://m.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/03/a ... a-homepage

Good to see the legendary john horgan and ndp attracting so much work for british columbians. :smt045

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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Sparki55 » Nov 6th, 2017, 6:36 am

maryjane48 wrote:http://m.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/03/amazon-hiring-1-000-for-new-vanouver-corporate-office-but-its-not-hq2_a_23266208/?utm_hp_ref=ca-homepage

Good to see the legendary john horgan and ndp attracting so much work for british columbians. :smt045


The article states BC is attractive because of our post secondary schools and diversity. The move has zero to do with Horgan.

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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby The Green Barbarian » Nov 6th, 2017, 7:28 am

maryjane48 wrote:
Good to see the legendary john horgan and ndp attracting so much work for british columbians. :smt045


i'd advise Amazon to do some more due diligence, as there is only one thing the NDP are "legendary" at and that's killing jobs and the economy. Oh yeah, and raising taxes. And one more - disgusting back room deals with the BCTF.
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Old Techie » Nov 6th, 2017, 8:15 am

The Green Barbarian wrote:
maryjane48 wrote:
Good to see the legendary john horgan and ndp attracting so much work for british columbians. :smt045


i'd advise Amazon to do some more due diligence, as there is only one thing the NDP are "legendary" at and that's killing jobs and the economy. Oh yeah, and raising taxes. And one more - disgusting back room deals with the BCTF.


Oh there is yet another too, they're quite legendary at dipping their hands into the tax trough.
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Queen K » Nov 6th, 2017, 9:39 am

Sparki55 wrote:
maryjane48 wrote:http://m.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/03/amazon-hiring-1-000-for-new-vanouver-corporate-office-but-its-not-hq2_a_23266208/?utm_hp_ref=ca-homepage

Good to see the legendary john horgan and ndp attracting so much work for british columbians. :smt045


The article states BC is attractive because of our post secondary schools and diversity. The move has zero to do with Horgan.


The move would have zero to do with having a Liberal Govt too, which is legendary for various corrupt deals and pay-to-play.

GB, Old Techie, I'm including you both in this, MJ has posted a good news story. Come on now, you both must be tickled pink about the growing Amazon success story coming to BC, regardless of political affiliation. :D
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Veovis » Nov 6th, 2017, 4:55 pm

Queen K wrote: Come on now, you both must be tickled pink about the growing Amazon success story coming to BC, regardless of political affiliation. :D


Except you single them out for making this good news political and not the OP who tried to credit this to John Horgan personally when the NDP and John had absolutely nothing to do with it.

Therefore based on delivery it just became another day another lie. Balance starts and ends in the middle, not in "do and say as we think"

YEs it is good news, however on the current outlook, this is a hopeful replacement of the mass losses we will have and simply a drop in the bucket towards balancing the scales of loss vs creation somewhere else.

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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Queen K » Nov 6th, 2017, 5:19 pm

Job losses might be seasonal, Amazon won't be seasonal.

Geez, and all of them know perfectly well no political party did this.
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby maryjane48 » Nov 6th, 2017, 5:23 pm

How do you know ndp big john had nothing to do with it. It shows you have no clue who runs amazon and what his outlook on life is . Pretty sad when folks like the alt right clark lovers cheer for job to not materilize or who should get the credit .
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby flamingfingers » Nov 6th, 2017, 6:18 pm

Way too often are governments given credit for gains in jobs and blamed for job reductions.

In the real world, CONSUMERS are the ones who drive job opportunities and job losses. The corporations and manufacturers are slowly realizing that CONSUMERS need disposable income in their pockets in order to keep BUSINESS growing.

A business can stock all manner of consumer goods but if the consumer does not walk in the door to purchase these goods what's going to happen? Doesn't need much brain power to figure that one out.
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Queen K » Nov 6th, 2017, 6:22 pm

maryjane48 wrote:How do you know ndp big john had nothing to do with it. It shows you have no clue who runs amazon and what his outlook on life is . Pretty sad when folks like the alt right clark lovers cheer for job to not materilize or who should get the credit .


You're right, I have no history or background on Jeff, but I was pretty sure that Vancouver got picked for it's geographical location and not the NDP.

But for castanet BC Liberal supporters to say that he's got to look out for the NDP, well, I don't agree with them either.
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Postby oneh2obabe » Nov 6th, 2017, 6:39 pm

maryjane48 wrote:How do you know ndp big john had nothing to do with it. It shows you have no clue who runs amazon and what his outlook on life is . Pretty sad when folks like the alt right clark lovers cheer for job to not materilize or who should get the credit .

Horgan became Premier in July 2017 - you can bet Amazon had designs for their 2nd BC based corporate headquarters on the drawing board long before that.
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby flamingfingers » Nov 6th, 2017, 6:43 pm

^^And they didn't change after the NDP/Green alliance came to power, did they?
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Old Techie » Nov 6th, 2017, 6:47 pm

Queen K wrote:GB, Old Techie, I'm including you both in this, MJ has posted a good news story. Come on now, you both must be tickled pink about the growing Amazon success story coming to BC, regardless of political affiliation. :D


Jobs are good and I agree it probably has little to do with what government is in power.

All the more reason not to make bold proclamations of legendary Horkagain having anything to do with it.

I'm more concerned about how many jobs we see on the horizon as disappearing thanks to legendary Johnny.
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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby Omnitheo » Nov 6th, 2017, 6:50 pm

Yep, nothing political about this. BC is a popular place for tech industry jobs. As some people may blame disruptive companies like Amazon for the death of Sears, those same disruptive companies grow and become big employers themselves.

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Re: Amazon to hire a thousand in vancouver

Postby The Green Barbarian » Nov 7th, 2017, 7:33 am

maryjane48 wrote:How do you know ndp big john had nothing to do with it. .


Because he's an idiot. He wouldn't know what Amazon is. What I would bet on though is that the NDP "brain-trust" (all three functioning brain cells) are desperately trying to figure out how to get these new Amazon employees to unionize.
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