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BC child care spending shows the power of good public policy. What’s next?: On May 1, the Living Wage for Families Campaign released new living wage rates for 12 BC communities. Even though costs are increasing steeply for rent and other basic necessities, the cost of living for families with children is lower this year thanks to the provincial government’s new child car...
BC’s LNG tax breaks and subsidies offside with the need for climate action: The BC government’s new fiscal framework for LNG is fundamentally at odds with the province’s CleanBC climate plan. Details in the government agreement with LNG Canada show that BC is subsidizing fossil fuel production at a time when we need to keep it in the ground. The BC government made four m...
Reality check: High BC gas prices and pipeline rhetoric from Alberta’s new premier: Alberta’s new premier, Jason Kenney, has wasted no time engaging in belligerent actions to “get Alberta’s resources to market.” Right off the bat he passed the “turn off the taps” bill to cut off BC’s supply of oil if the Province doesn’t reverse its stance opposing the Trans Mountain pipeline ex...
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Book Review: Civilization Critical by Darrin Qualman: This book was not sent to me by a publisher, nor promoted by a PR firm. It was given to me, by a friend, who in turn had bought it – and three copies more – from his friend, the author, who used to be director of research for Canada’s National Farmer’s Union. Actually that in itself makes for a ...
Petition against Woodfibre LNG: I just signed a petition – so of course they then send me an email asking for more help. The following comes from My Sea to Sky: it is their content and I have not checked any of these assertions: comments are closed and should be directed to them, not me.   Howe Sound is under threat from Woodf...
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Liberal legacy: Years ago, SFU Professor and private power promoter Mark Jaccard assured us "independent power producers who will lose their shirts -- not ours - - if they get it wrong." In his 2018 retrospective report, government finance expert Ken Davidson concluded that somebody got it wrong but definitely ...
Liberal evasion: Today, the Liberal who played a central role in casino oversight dodged questions about documents from Globe and Mail's Justine Hunter. He also suggested he will refuse to reveal all that he knows to Inquiry Commissioner Austin Cullen. For Rich Coleman, it is not a matter of self-preservation. He...
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One big step for democracy: Premier Horgan has announced a public inquiry. But it was British Columbians who sounded the alarm until he had no choice. There I stood, face-to-face with the beast. Do you know that feeling? When you don’t want to see what’s staring right at you? I couldn’t shut my eyes and make it go away. The...
Podcast for May 2019: The Pact for a Green New Deal in Canada: This week a coalition of Canadians from all walks of life including labour unions, environmental organizations, Indigenous groups, scientists, and artists came together to launch the Pact for a Green New Deal in Canada. But in order to get to a just and equitable transition that creates jobs and ...
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‘Stars Aligned’ to Make BC First to Protect ‘Force for Good’ Businesses (in News): How financial advisor Bernie Geiss went to Victoria and made history.  Related Stories Despite Promises, Province’s ID Changes Hurting Homeless and Marginalized (in News) Premier Horgan on LNG, Climate Change and the Year’s Highlights (in News) Wrongly Fired Health Workers ‘Very Close’ to Receivi...
Why Gasoline Prices Are High in BC (and Jason Kenney Is Wrong) (in Analysis): Four reasons fuelling your car has nothing to do with Alberta’s pipeline demands.  Related Stories Gas Gouging: Blame Big Oil, Not Taxes (in Analysis) Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’? (in Analysis)
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Dear John…: ~ an open letter to Premier John Horgan ~   Dear John, It’s been a while since we chatted. If you recall, you called me quite a few years ago when I was riding you over fracking. You were reaching out to bloggers trying...
SNC Lavalin tried to manipulate the law… then the PM…and now you.: There’s a standard old saying that no one is above the law, but it’s pretty clear with this latest discovery by Integrity BC, that SNC Lavalin feels that they are above the law. SNC-Lavalin has a new online ad that links to the Globe...
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Local Gov't Awareness Week - May 19-25: 2019 Local Gov't Awareness Week Proclamation Courtesy of Government of British Columbia The week of Sunday, May 19th to Saturday, May 25th is Local Government Awareness Week in the Province of British Columbia and is a partnership between the Government of British Columbia and the Union of BC...
Xat'sull Councillor Election Results: Back on Tuesday, May 14th -- the electors of Xat'sull-Cmetem (Soda Creek Indian Band) held an election for 2 Xat'sull First Nations Councillor seats (there are 4 on the Xat'sull First Nation Band Council).  The candidates were:1) Cheryl Chapman2) Gary Sellars3) Crystal Harry4) Micheal Stinson5) T...
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Tasting at the Vancouver International Wine Festival? “Kiss - Don’t Spit!” is my strong advice: NOT cool! Kiss - Don't Spit!  “Kiss Don’t Spit!”   It’s actually not hip to spit in my book! So that's my contrarian advice to those attending the Vancouver International Wine Festival Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening - and Saturday afternoon - for the International Festival Tastings.Most ...
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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 ri...
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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, tran...
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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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