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Vancouver School Board Refuses to Balance Budget (in News): Vision and Green trustees band together to reject $24 million in cuts.
Suncor on Expansion Spree in Down Oilpatch (in News): Calgary giant aims to be 'last oil company standing' as world shifts off carbon, its CEO says.  Related Stories Enbridge CEO Eyes Clean Energy, While Pushing Pipelines (in News) Jeff Rubin: Oil Sands Are 'Hemorrhaging Red Ink,' Doomed to Shutter (in News) Six Key Divides New Democrats Must Tack...
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50 shades of wrong round deux: Clark government again shows why they’ve lost moral authority to govern: There are few things in politics that have left as big of an impression on me personally, as the continuing disgrace of the health firings scandal. To this day, it pains me to think of what Rod MacIsaac must have gone through leading to his tragic suicide. It’s not hard to believe this government...
Petition to support the extraordinary request of Surrey School District trustees: It’s just not working. The formula and policy used to determine when and how new schools are planned for, approved and built is just not working in Surrey and both parents and trustees have had enough. Currently school capacity numbers must be significantly over what a school population should be...
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Growing up on Sing Street; floundering on Mother’s Day and a sneak peak at one oddball DOXA film: But there’s more: a drag queen singing, a conflicted detective, a Maori chess teacher, a hot comedy duo and a video game’s move to the big screen read more
City and Science World kick off emergency preparedness week with a two day event : The City of Vancouver is partnering with Science World to kick off Emergency Preparedness Week with an event open to the public at the TELUS World of Science. The event will feature ...read more
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We're moving: In-Sights is shifting to a more secure platform on a new server at a new home: https://in-sights.ca/ You will find old content at the new location but there is a revised system for broad subject groupings (CATEGORIES) and specific content detail (TAGS). All labels on posts of the old site h...
Comfortable: The first part of this article was written in November 2009; the addendum added April 2016. In the days when the Fraser Valley had working forests, my Grandfather was its chief forest ranger, employed by the Province of BC.An inquisitive child, I asked Grandmother, "Are you rich?"She said, "No, ...
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How to make the Metro Vancouver living wage work for single parents: The living wage is designed to reflect the real costs of raising a family in a particular community. It’s based on a two-parent families with young children because most Canadian children live in two-parent families, but the goal is for the living wage to also meet the needs of different types of...
Time to rethink BC’s surgical waitlist strategy: By Andrew Longhurst, Marcy Cohen and Dr. Margaret McGregor Have you had to wait months for surgical consultation, let alone the surgery itself? If so, you’re not alone. British Columbians are waiting an unacceptable amount of time to receive the care they need. Since 2010, surgical wait times hav...
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Bill Tieleman on The View Up Here online radio on federal NDP convention and Tom Mulcair leadership - 6 pm Wednesday April 6 - Pacific time: I am coming up at 6 pm Pacific time on The View Up Here - online radio - with @Canadian Glen to talk about the federal NDP convention and the review vote on Tom Mulcair's leadership - tune in online! Bill Tieleman 
Brave Women Witnesses in Jian Ghomeshi Sexual Assault Trial Deserved Better From Justice System: Jian Ghomeshi Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday February 9, 2016 By Bill Tieleman "There's a whole community of women who feel violated by the publicity around this trial who have had their own experiences of sexual assault." - Amanda Dale, director of the Barbra Schli...
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Southwest Area Transport Plan: Translink bus in Steveston I had a call today from Graeme Wood who writes for the Richmond News. He wanted to talk about Translink’s Southwest Area Transport Plan. He wanted me to predict what sort of changes people in Richmond might want to see in the transport system in the future. I’m afraid...
Lax Kw’alaams Hereditary Chiefs Question Trudeau on Eviction Notice: The following items arrived in my inbox today from Greg Knox of skeenawild.org Instead of trying to convert the pdf documents into text that is then pasted into the blog engine, I am posting them as pdf files which you can either download or read in many browsers. The issue is the proposed const...
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Beijing's Long Game in the Oil Sands: On October 20th, 2015, Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau received a congratulatory call from China’s ambassador Luo Zhaohui. The next day, the state-run China Daily newspaper celebrated “improved prospects for a Free Trade Agreement with China” under Canada’s new Liberal government. A week lat...
When will the Province step in to protect local drinking water?: Don’t mention this to the retirees fleeing Vancouver or Alberta, but along with our beaches, ski hill and fishing spots, the Comox Valley is the largest urban centre in North America now experiencing routine boil-water advisories. The problem is sediment washing into Comox Lake. The solution is a...
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Local Gov't Mtgs - Wk of May 2-6: Next week is the 2016 North Central Local Government Association Convention/AGM in Dawson Creek, BC from May 4-6.  View the 2016 NCLGA AGM/Convention Agenda here.  At the Convention - NCLGA Delegates will consider some 30 Resolutions - view those here.  Many, but not all, local elected officials ...
Open House Meeting to Discuss the Merits of Disposing (Selling) Parkland: Courtesy of the City of Williams Lake:The City of Williams Lake, on Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, will hold a Public Open House in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 450 Mart Street, to provide an opportunity for any member of the public and/or organization to learn ...
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How is three terms effecting the 16 NDP MLAs that have only been in opposition?: The NDP in BC has almost become a long term institutional official opposition in BC.   19 of the current NDP MLAs are now come to the end of their third term in opposition.  16 of these MLAs have never served in governmentWhile the NDP has been in opposition since 2001, none of the three NDP MLAs...
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Did Laura Miller really quit the BC Liberals in December?: In the real world, when an employee quits a business and her replacement has been named, a transition takes place. For instance, the ex-employee’s outgoing voice mail is changed to reflect the new hire. The old greeting with the ex-employee’s name is erased. A new one is recorded, with the name o...
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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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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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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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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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Timeliness in Pitching. Try Harder, Marketing Folks: As an Editor with BetaKit, I get email pitches all the time from marketing and PR people from startups and tech titans. Well over half the time, I have to reject the pitch because it’s just not newsworthy. I hate rejecting folks — but at the same time, I only have limited bandwidth to cover every...

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