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The World Changes Today: Canada Better Change Too (in Opinion): Trumpism is smashing the old order in trade, war and even global health; we need a new plan.  Related Stories The Dubious Legitimacy of Trump’s Presidency (in Opinion) Please Advise! How Bad Will 2017 Be? (in Opinion) Post-Trump Imperative: Fight to Keep Every Scrap of Progress We’ve Made (in Opi...
When Stigma Kills: Fears and Prejudices Undermine Health Care (in Opinion): From overdoses to AIDS to Zika, stigma has made problems worse.  Related Stories Trudeau Liberals Failing to Stand Up for British Columbia (in Opinion) The World Changes Today: Canada Better Change Too (in Opinion) True or False, Trump Charges Have Ruined Him (in Opinion)
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“If your vote doesn’t make a difference, why are millionaires,corporations & unions spending so much to influence it? “: After weeks of on and off..but mostly on…winter weather here on the nearly north coast of Van Isle, I never thought I would be happy to see the rain and wind again, but I am. Ready for change…again.  Standing outside last night in the rain waiting for my beast to do his business, was refreshing l...
Things that make you go Hmmmm: Is new John Horgan attack site run by Campaign Research?: So a funny thing happened on twitter today…. Saw a new attack video launched by a company called ” Future Prosperity BC Inc” And I’ll show it to you here because clearly you are going to be seeing it all over soon…     So sweet. And a pretty slick ad with simple messaging that sticks. But who is ...
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Just in time for Trump, The Founder, thoughts on feminism, 20th Century Women, and M. Night’s rebound, Split: Also a fanciful take on a poet’s political perils, Neruda, and a late-arriving Studio Ghibli animation, Ocean Wavesread more
NDP fails to sway B.C. Liberals on banning corporate and union donations: The NDP in British Columbia won't get support from the Liberals to ban corporate and union donations to the province's political parties. NDP Leader John Horgan asked Premier Christy Clark today to...read more
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New BC program for first time house buyers is a very good policy decision.: I firmly am convinced that the new BC government for first time house buyers is very good for BC economically and the single best thing that can be done for millennialsLast week the BC government announced a program for first time house buyers in BC in which they can get a no interest matching lo...
Will the surplus from balanced budgets become a central 2017 election is...:
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WPC: Ambience: via Photo Challenge: Ambience I asked my partner if she could think of one of my photos that had “ambience”. I used my best French accent on that word which must have influenced her choice. This is the interior of the Palais du Louvre in Paris. This is part of Louis Napoleon’s apartment – his per...
A guest post from Barack Obama: The following is the text of the President’s farewell address, taken from the New York Times webpage which, for reasons which pass all understanding, refused to let me see their video. It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve re...
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Taking stock of BC’s new (affordable?) housing policies: In 2016, the BC government set out several new actions intended to address housing affordability. But as 2017 begins, Metro Vancouver continues to have a massive problem – in both home ownership affordability and rental markets. This threatens to undermine the region’s long-term prosperity by dri...
Trump and Trudeau are gunning to massively privatize infrastructure – and it’s going to cost you: As with most of Donald Trump’s policy ideas, details are still sparse on his plan for rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure. But two main pillars of the plan, outlined during the election campaign, stand out. First, he’s talking a big game – a proposed $1 trillion in infrastructure invest...
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More Kinder bucks for Christy Clark: Real-time disclosure reveals ongoing oil patch payments to BC Liberals Last week we added up the payout to Christy Clark and the BC Liberals from Kinder Morgan and friends, which greased the wheels for the province’s flip-flop on the dangerous oil tanker expansion project. We found that Kinder Mo...
Best year-end fundraising total ever: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dogwood supporters dig deep in 2016 VICTORIA – B.C. non-profit Dogwood netted $219,027 in its year-end fundraising campaign as British Columbians dug deep to power campaigns against oil tanker expansion, U.S. thermal coal and Big Money in B.C. politics. Dogwood, which has or...
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Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson - "It's in our Nature": Courtesy of the City of Quesnel: Weekly Column by Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson:What’s in a name, or a logo and tagline? Ask any marketing expert and they will tell you: everything! Names, logos, and taglines must be current, cogent, and capture the imagination of the audience you are targeting your ...
Quesnel Council endorses City’s new brand: Courtesy of the City of Quesnel:Following nearly one year of community engagement and discussion, Quesnel City Council voted unanimously to endorse the City’s new brand last night. The new brand includes a new logo and tagline, a complete visual identity, tone of voice and messaging matrix, and a...
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With So Many Tragedies - and Now Election of Donald Trump - Is This The Biblical ‘End of Days?’: Is Donald Trump's election another sign of the End of Days?  Or a Nostradamus prediction? The world seems to darken with every live-streamed horror. And then Trump won the U.S. election!  But consider this small empirical comfort. Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyeecolumn July 19, 201...
Discussing Vancouver Housing Data Isn’t "Racist" - And It shows How Chinese Foreign Buyers Are Driving Up Home Prices: UBS Global Real Estate Index released in September 2016 shows Vancouver with  highest "bubble risk" in the world for housing prices. Government stats show foreign purchasers buying up real estate equal in value to all new home construction.Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee column Ju...
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Public wealth, private benefit: People who are not profiting – or expecting to profit – from corruption in British Columbia’s political arena, should understand. We all pay. We pay dearly and inescapably. Tens of billions of dollars the Clark gang is gifting to private power producers and billions more paid and payable to forei...
Labels – a poor substitute for informed comment: First published in February 2011. I still agree with the thoughts expressed and continue to believe that corporate media serves us poorly in political reporting. The genesis of a preceding article, Drive-by punditry, was my effort to look beyond labels attached to politicians. I hoped to better ...
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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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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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