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Delta District's Energy Saving Plan Quashed by Frosty Feelings (in News): Parents, teachers upset over proposed 'cozy day' temperature drop.  Related Stories Government Rejects Teacher Arbitration, Again (in News) Everything You Need to Know about This Round of Teacher Bargaining (in News) School Looms, So Why's No One Bargaining? (in News)
Gov't Still Open to Slots on Ferries Despite Dozens of Obstacles (in News): 'I thought it had been ruled out,' says NDP critic of proposal.  Related Stories Slots on Ferries a Complicated Bet, Warned Finance Ministry (in News) Lodge Owner Sums Up Ferry Cancellation as Regionally Unfair (in News) Lottery Corp. Pushed Slot Gambling on Five Ferry Routes (in News)
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Current Stage of LNG Projects in BC: The timelines for LNG in BC have been slipping and the government is going out of their way to try and show a huge interest in BC by listing every flight of fancy project out there.   Somehow by giving equal weight to serious projects and total pie in the sky projects the government thinks the pu...
What the Canadian Military's Next Mission Should Be: Canada does not have the armed forces needed to make a difference in the Middle East.   It is too late to intervene in Ukraine.   But there is something our military could do.Canada could open bases in Lativia, Lithuania and Estonia.    All three of these countries are small democracies neighbour...
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Tragedy in Ottawa: My thoughts and prayers are with the family of the soldier shot and killed this morning while on service in Ottawa this morning – my deepest condolences. My thoughts are also with all parliamentarians, staff, friends and colleagues who experienced this and are still experiencing this. Their safe...
Update: The Little Pop Up Soup Kitchen…that couldn’t: An update to the story I posted yesterday that warmed everyone’s hearts is developing. In speaking with Erin Schulte just now, she said a member of the group received a phone call from Fraser Health this morning to contact them. Erin did call back and spoke with a Fraser Health Inspector, Nimret ...
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What connects Ebola, ISIS and drought to BC's shrinking food production? : Drought threatens California crops - and BC's food supply In Dangerous Times, Why Lower Our Best Defence?  Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The TyeecolumnTuesday October 14, 2014By Bill Tieleman"There are too many inequalities around the world -- there are millions of people dying of hunger...
Christy Clark's No Pro at Playing High Stakes Poker with LNG Giants: Premier Christy Clark and LNG billions at stake - what's to worry?  BC government photo  Liquified Natural Gas multinationals gamble that marks from BC are ready to lose their money at the table - at taxpayer expense.Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday October 7, 2014By ...
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Uber seeks to return to Vancouver: I’m sorry that this story comes from a paywalled site. The Globe and Mail reports that Uber has had a meeting with Councillor Geoff Meggs who “said there will be a motion to council this week to freeze the status quo for six months while staff study the issues – past the election in November.” He...
Point Grey Road: The Last Word: As far as I am concerned there is no more to be said about the new bike route from the Burrard Bridge to Jericho Beach. This video is stunning. And you have to bear in mind while watching it that this project is the one that Councillor George Affleck has committed to tearing up if the NPA is put...
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Die Antwoord in Vancouver: photos : Orange is definitely the new black as Die Antwoord proudly showed their colours at their PNE performance last Wednesday. Both Yolandi and Ninja for the South African rap group came on-stage decked in...read more
Vancouver’s newly adopted capital plan allots $30 million towards childcare: Vancouver city council alters priorities from the previous capital plan and approves $30 million childcare initiative over the next four years, but more can be done, says councillor. read more
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"...A lot more electricity being needed.": British Columbians are fortunate to be guided by wise and experienced leaders, people able to analyze events and foresee the future in ways that more practised experts cannot. One of my favourites is Bill Bennett, a man particularly qualified to make decisions on how the public ought to spend ten...
Restraint, BC Government style: Nearly half a million children are missing school days this year because government believes that spending restraint is imperative. Restraint in collecting taxes, at least from ordinary citizens, is not as vital.The Transportation Investment Corporation (TIC) annual report provides a view of what...
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A BC framework for LNG, part two: the LNG income tax: Well, we saw this coming but it’s still sobering to see it in black and white. The BC government’s decision to cut its proposed LNG Income Tax in half (from 7% to 3.5%) is simply a cave in to industry. It’s massive giveaway of a public resource to global corporations by a desperate government who...
Solidarity and Persistence in the Welfare Food Challenge: My clinical, community, and research work revolves around the relationship between poverty and health. I am privileged to hear the stories of patients who are struggling. I get it, I think to myself, and I’m committed to making a change. Do I need to do the welfare food challenge to help me do th...
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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...
Battleground Surrey: Almost no police on the streets, McCallum on attack but wrong: For the last few decades crime situation and policing in Surrey are the top issues. Issues on which resolution this community still waits and will probably wait for a significant time in the future. Whoever becomes next Mayor of Surrey this November will have very though battle ahead to reach fin...
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Why Dogwood doesn’t endorse: So you’re a Dogwood supporter. Imagine you’re at home one evening and the doorbell rings. You open the door. On the front steps you see a person holding a clipboard and wearing a button that says “Let BC Vote” or “Beyond Coal”. “Hello,” they say. “I’m a volunteer with Dogwood Initiative. As you k...
British Columbia mayors filling leadership vacuum in pipeline review process: Written by Kai Nagata - Originally published in the Financial Post, September 25, 2014 With rain lashing the chairlifts and green grass stretching up the mountainside, the visitors packing Whistler’s chalet lounges this week aren’t here for the moguls. It’s the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities...
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Is it time for independent oversight of local elections in B.C.?: Happy Thanksgiving to one and all. I’m thankful I live in a country where the constitution guarantees freedom of the press. It is also enshrined in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but too many governments on this planet don’t abide by it, so reporters are persecuted becau...
Passage to India: Clark on a previous India mission. Despite the dates for the fall legislative session being set for months, Premier Christy Clark is off to India Oct. 9-18, to visit Chandigarh, Delhi and Mumbai. Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk is also on the mission. This, despite research from the Univ...
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Statement from PM Harper re: Ottawa Incident: Courtesy of the Prime Minister's Office:“My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil.“Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada.“Corpor...
CC Joint Committee - Oct 22nd mtg: Present from City of WL: Mayor K. Cook (Meeting Chair), Councillors Bonnell, Bourdon, Hughes, Walters and ZachariasPresent from Cariboo RD: Co-Chair J. Sorley and Directors Bischoff & KempStaff:Darron Campbell - Mgr of Community Services, CRDGeoff Paynton - Director of Community Services, Cit...
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Youth file misleading advertising complaint against VCH: From this morning’s press conference. ——— Vancouver – Three young patient advocates fighting to keep the Pine Free Youth Clinic open have retained a lawyer to file a complaint about a poster distributed by Vancouver Coastal Health. They say the poster is misleading, compromising their ability to ...
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Westside-Kelowna By-Election Maps: As everybody that has any interest in British Columbia politics is aware, Premier Christy Clark is running in Westside-Kelowna in a by-election. The only question is how much of a margin she is going to win by and what the turnout is going to be, but suffice to say the BC Liberals will be sparin...
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What went right and what went wrong at Public Eye?: That's the question the Canadian Centre for Investigative Journalism 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 ...
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Exclusive: Russia buys Vancouver landmark in hostile takeover : Russian clowns outside Science World in 2010 (Sochi 2014) The Russians are coming (back), the Russians are coming (back). Four years after Science World was temporarily transformed into Sochi World during the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Russian Federation government is set to buy the Vancouve...
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FUN IN POLITICS - MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: 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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Living Life in the Present: I just got back from a trip in British Columbia’s wine country, followed up by a party-every-day experience in New Orleans — not that you’d know any of that by following me here or on social media. More than ever, I’m just living life in the present — meaning the best I can give right now is an a...

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