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Dodging Danger in Paradise (in Opinion): Our man in Kauai hears missiles are on their way — and goes back to his coffee.
Unifor, CLC Rift Called Threat to Labour Movement (in News): Largest-private sector union quits national labour group.  Related Stories Promises Kept, Promise Broken: Trudeau At Two Years (in News) Canada’s Labour Minister Promises More Protections for Workers Coming (in News) CPP Changes Do Little for Low-Income Earners, Study Finds (in News)
Food For Us, Suffering For Foreign Farm Workers (in Opinion): From exploitation to damaged families, temporary workers pay a high price to provide our produce.  Related Stories Jason Kenney’s Populist Snake Oil (in Opinion) Looking Back from 2037: How Canada’s Food Revolution Began (in Opinion) Saudi Arms Deal a Triumph of Political Hypocrisy (in Opinion)
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What anti-bikelane advocates don’t want you to see: This is the exact comment blogger Aaron The Planner left on a Victoria, BC anti-bike lane Facebook page that quickly got deleted twice because it was deemed as ‘spam’. Enjoy. via What Anti-Bike Lane Advocates Don’t Want You To See
Taxpayers cannot afford private financing: This blog has long railed against what in BC is called “P3” and in Britain “PFI”. My objection started with the observation that while private finance appears beneficial because the debt disappears from the government debt, this is merely a book keeping legerdemain. The debt is still real, still ...
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TransLink, another victim of inertia: Malcolm Johnston, a private citizen, has studied and written about rail transit for years. He does not have a lucrative consulting contract to promote Sky Train, the ourdated and costly beast that has for decades been rejected by transit experts around the world. Nor is he paid to promote any com...
Ruled by criminals?: Before July 18, 2017, if British Columbia was not ruled by criminals, it was ruled by people who turned blind eyes to criminality. Attorney General David Eby issued a statement that ought to be national news in Canada. It included these words: …I am concerned our province under the last administ...
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Site C’s economic justifications unconvincing: It’s time we made decisions differently: There is no question that the new BC government’s decision to proceed with the Site C dam was a very difficult one. The previous government left them with a poison pill. With $2 billion already spent, the Horgan government faced a no-win choice, with substantial political and economic costs for e...
Small steps on affordable housing: A look at the new federal and Vancouver plans: In November 2017 two important new efforts to address the crisis of affordable housing were delivered a day apart: a National Housing Strategy (NHS) tabled by the federal government; and the City of Vancouver’s Housing Vancouver Strategy (HVS). This piece reviews the details of these plans. Both ...
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Why are B.C.’s carbon emissions still climbing?: Big polluters gave big donations to B.C. politicians Rumour has it, during one winter vacation in Hawaii, Premier Gordon Campbell read Tim Flannery’s The Weather Makers. That, combined with an eye-opening trip to China and the stark realization about the challenges (storms, pine beetle, forest fi...
Spills are an ocean away — until they’re not: Tragic tanker sinking lays bare the true risk Kinder Morgan poses to British Columbia Leaving an ocean of fire, and the largest oil spill since 1991 in its wake, MV Sanchi exploded on Sunday and sank to the bottom of the Pacific. As state resources from two of Asia’s most powerful countries stood...
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“He who does not hold Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree ~ Roy L. Smith: It is snowing here in our part of the island and the soft white flakes have made for a magical Christmas eve… The glow of Christmas lights through the snow is breathtaking. The way it muffles what little noise there is even more so. It’s as if someone softly draped a white blanket over the town, ...
“The progress of the rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.” ~ Voltaire: A wise and good friend once said here: “Some times the sheer indignity of the will of a government imposed on people leaves me in a state of tongue-tied rage, unable to even put voice to the injustice served up…” Hence my feeling since the decision on Site C was announced, and flu didn’t help … C...
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Williams Lake Firefighters Wanted!: Courtesy of the City of Williams Lake:The City of Williams Lake Fire Department is currently accepting applications for paid on-call fire fighters. If you are motivated, physically fit and over the age of 19, you may have a future in fire fighting! Applicants must live within the Williams Lake Fi...
Local Gov't Mtgs - Wk of Jan 22-26: The following local governments of the Cariboo-Chilcotin are meeting next week, as follows:Quesnel - Meetings as noted below.  All meetings take place in Quesnel Council Chambers (4th Floor, 410 Kinchant Street):Policy/Bylaw Review Committee - Tuesday, Jan 23rd at 1:15pm.  On the Agenda:* Petitio...
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Women premiers in Canada by time in office and relative political power: I have looked at this a number of times.   A few weeks back we passed nine straight years of at least one woman being a premier in Canada.   This is the list by time of the women that have lead governments in Canada Christy Clark      BC      2319 days Liberal Eva Aariak         Nunavut 1827 day...
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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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NO BC Proportional Representation Society brings together political opponents to fight Pro-Rep in BC fall referendum : Bill Tieleman and Suzanne Anton - at CBC Radio launch day NO BC PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTION SOCIETY No to Proportional Representation in BC I am pleased to share our first news release of the campaign to stop Proportional Representation in BC and keep our current electoral system - First Past T...
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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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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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