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‘It Took 16 Years’: Health Workers Celebrate Repeal of Devastating BC Liberal Laws (in News): From giving up hopes of home ownership to declaring bankruptcy, two bills changed lives. Now, ‘there is a hope.’  Related Stories Laid-off Care Home Workers Remain in Limbo (in News) Wrongly Fired Health Workers ‘Very Close’ to Receiving Compensation Payments (in News) Health Minister Reflects on...
Before Jane Goodall: The Canadian Woman Who Loved Giraffes (in Culture): Anne Innis Dagg’s research was groundbreaking. So was her fight for equality for women scientists.  Related Stories Jane Goodall Isn’t Giving Up (in Culture) The Tyee’s VIFF Riff: Ten Bite-Sized Film Reviews, plus More Tomorrow! (in Culture) Before You Say You Hate Modern Dance, Think of the Chim...
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New north bank photos show increased seepage below Site C work camp: Yes, new photos in…and no, they aren’t being taken with a drone, but by air with a telephoto lens. Why? Because the news that the Old Fort slide was caused by bedrock failure really didn’t get much attention and it should have. Why? Because the ‘bedrock’ ( shale ‘bedrock’) BC hydro plans to attac...
New North Slope photos show vast expanse of material removed due to past slides & instability.: Just sent in to me this morning, these new photos of the infamous north slope of Site C- the slope that has caused so much trouble since day 1. I’ve documented those issues many times with photo’s since 2016-even after they tried a no flight rule, which was quickly removed – here: https://lailayu...
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Unbelievable giveaway: The case is clear. British Columbia's Government decided to reduce the public share of natural gas revenues to almost nothing. This is despite substantial growth in the quantities of natural gas being extracted.
BC Hydro needs restraints: Perhaps an even more vile set of falsehoods is BC Hydro's continuing claims that demand for electricity by its BC consumers has been growing steadily. That has led to excessive capital spending that measures in the billions.
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Trans Mountain pipedreams and other energy follies: Why Canada needs a viable energy plan: Like it or not, we need to plan for a major transition over the coming decades from our reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy. Fossil fuels are the major source of energy for Canadians and people around the world (providing 85 per cent of global primary energy in 2017). But hydrocarbons—oi...
Pro rep leads to better public policy: Over the last few months, I’ve spent quite a lot of time debating and following the No side in the electoral reform referendum. For the most part, they are waging a highly negative campaign based on fear-mongering about extremists and falsehoods about what might happen to local representation (wh...
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The Surrey Decision: Photo of Metrotown by Ted McGrath on flickr: Creative Commons license The Mayor’s Council has decided to support the choice of the electors in Surrey who want SkyTrain over LRT. I am not going to get into why that might be, since they are mostly new Mayors (good) and I have no doubt that the str...
Book Review: Trains Buses and People: An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit by Christof Spieler Published by Island Press October 2018  ISBN 978-1-61091-903-6 Paperback Full color 290 Photos 185 illustrations 248 pages Price US $40.00 This review will be mainly of interest to my US readers. While there are some references made in the b...
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What the fax?!: Don’t let them silence you. Submit your comment by fax to the NEB’s oil tanker review. Look. This thing is clearly rigged. And they are trying to suppress public participation. So let’s flood ’em with letters. Again. Last month, the National Energy Board announced a one-week comment period on th...
Big donors, developers desperate to stop Pro Rep: British Columbia’s political elites line up behind the status quo In November 2017, British Columbia finally banned corporate and union donations in politics. This was not an easy feat. Many politicians, donors and lobbyists worked very hard to make sure that ride did not come to an end. But ever...
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Local Gov Mtgs - Wk of Nov 19-23: The following local governments of the Cariboo-Chilcotin are meeting next week, as follows:Wells - Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 20th at 7pm in Wells Council Chambers (4243 Sanders Avenue).  On the Agenda:* Proposed District of Wells 2019 Regular Council Meeting Schedule* Letter to...
NDIT's 3rd Quarter 2018 Report : The Northern Development Initiative Trust has released its' 3rd Quarter Report for 2018 covering the period of July-September 2018. In the report:Smithers airport expansion Masich Place stadium reopens Connectivity workshop a hit at UBCM Lewis Drive Rink in Quesnel becomes a year-round facility ...
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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 extrem...
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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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