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Task Force Urges BC Government to Slash Rent Increases Now (in News): Tying increases to inflation alone would swiftly help struggling renters, but landlords aren’t convinced.
Fauxpologists like Jian Ghomeshi: How to Deal with Them (in Opinion): Fame is power. Abusive celebs have proven they can’t be trusted with power.  Related Stories Fauxpologists like Jian Ghomeshi: How to Deal with Them (in Opinion) #MeToo Means Men Need to Step Up for Change (in Opinion) Farm Work Program Leaves Women Vulnerable to Sexual Violence (in Opinion)
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Guest post: Journey to the sacrifice zone of site C: Since that devastating day on December 11, 2017 when John Horgan announced his intention to continue building site c (despite all the logic against proceeding and all the vows to uphold UNDRIP), I have spent a lot of time learning about Site C. Not just the dam, but also about the area, the peopl...
Next stop….Site C: https://mobile.twitter.com/ottawacarl/status/1035188252486119425 https://mobile.twitter.com/richardzussman/status/1035182901027979266 https://mobile.twitter.com/richardzussman/status/1035181356802748416 Yes, KinderMorgan has been squashed for now and Trudeau bought a pipeline to nowhere….but it’s...
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Forget what they say, watch what they do: Pal explained that I had wasted time reading platforms and promises. He said the only method of judging real intentions is to scrutinize a politician's finances. Give me a list of contributors and full details of a candidate’s financial records. I’ll know exactly what to expect without reading pl...
Still buying high, selling low: In the current year, BC Hydro expects to export electricity for a price of C$26,500 per megawatt hour. Compare that to the C$91,403/MWh paid independent power producers in the fiscal year ended March, 2018, an amount 28% higher than five years before. Bank of Canada puts inflation at 7% and the a...
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Climate change and the duty of professional engineers and geoscientists: A call to action: There has been a great deal of recent media coverage both for and against the planned Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX). Much of it is political, but of utmost importance are the ramifications for the planet. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has stated that the expansion’s approval was based o...
Paved with Good Intentions: A Guide to Evolving Climate Policies in BC: The road to hell is paved with good intentions, an economics professor of mine used to say back in the late 1980s. Concerned about the federal government’s inability to reign in fiscal deficits, hell back then was hitting a “financial wall” where the markets would no longer lend or would only do ...
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Vancouver Election 2018: The City has now produced its randomly ordered ballot for the upcoming election. Given the size of the ballot I realised I would need something written to take into the voting place with me, where the names of the progressive candidates I would like to see elected would be in the same order as th...
Fighting the climate wreckers: The article that I am going to point you too is concerned about the fight against fossil fuel companies in the United States. “The Climate-Wrecking Industry—and How to Beat It” appears in Sierra Magazine copied from The Nation While acknowledging that there is strength in numbers, some legal obse...
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Podcast for September 2018: We quashed the Trans Mountain pipeline. Now what?: On August 30 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on fourteen different court cases brought forward against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion’s NEB review process. And they all won. The court invalidated the permit approval on the basis of two claims: 1. The NEB under Trudeau’s government...
Five ways B.C. eats its young: Our system was built for boomers. They will fight to preserve it. My parents are 62 and 64. I love them. But sometimes I resent their generation. Baby boomers love to talk about how hard they worked to get where they are today. How they “scrimped and saved.” How they made good choices. The realit...
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City of Williams Lake/Election by Voting Required: This afternoon, the City of Williams Lake's Chief Election Officer declared that an election by voting is required to elect 1 Mayor and 6 Councillors for a 4 year term commencing November 2018 and ending October 2022.  For the full list of candidates - click hereFor the full list of days that Adv...
Cariboo RD - Elected by Acclamation/Election by Voting Required: Courtesy of the Cariboo Regional District:Following the one-week withdrawal period, the Cariboo Regional District’s Chief Election Officer declared the following elections by voting and acclamation. Out of the 12 CRD electoral areas, seven electoral areas will see elections by voting and five dir...
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Former BC NDP Premier Ujjal Dosanjh opposes Proportional Representation - supports No BC Pro Rep Society as official opponent group : No BC Pro Rep's Bill Tieleman with former BC NDP Premier Ujjal Dosanjh  No to Proportional Representation in BC NEWS RELEASE              Thursday June 28, 2018  Former BC NDP Premier Ujjal Dosanjh opposes Proportional Representation and warns British Columbians of potential for extremist parti...
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The Proportional Representation Referendum, I have no idea how I will vote: This referendum is making feel like I need to choose between losing a leg or losing an eye.   All the outcomes are bad and will not benefit the people of BC.I have been interested in improving the voting system we have federally, provincially and locally for about 35 years.   At times I was very ...
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A rising tide that swamps all boats: VIFF screens "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's pilgrimage on the long refugee road to nowhereread more
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What lessons were learned from Public Eye?: That's the question the Canadian Centre for Investigative Reporting asked me following my decision to suspend Public Eye's daily reporting. In an article published by the centre and J-Source.ca I provide some of the answers, revealing the secrets of its success and why it was difficult t...
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BC Liberals seek to cure their summertime blues: A source close to the core BC Liberal 2017 campaign team and another source on the riding level both tell me that internal polling is dismal, with 300 days to go before the May 9, 2017 election. The Metro Vancouver real estate bubble is weighing heavily in polling. There is plenty of time to righ...
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SITTING IS THE NEW SMOKING: This is an interactive site. The Name of the Game is ENGAGEMENT. Don't be Shy. Tell us what you think. Post your comments.
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Battleground Surrey: Political will and reforms needed to fix problems: As Surrey approaches one of the most important elections in last few decades media, commentators and general public are highly concentrated on search for a solution of numerous problems facing city’s transformation from suburban to urban. Top of the list is reserved for issues of crime, transport...
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Alex Tsakumis: Clark has offered no leadership in BCTF dispute: [PNG Merlin Archive] In the 1770s, the Queen consort of France was at the height of her popularity. Her beauty and charm were without equal and, being initially greeted with rapture reserved for worthy royalty, the euphoria was boundless. Indeed, Marie Antoinette, at that point, could do no wro...

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