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How Canada Can End Mass Surveillance (in Opinion): Third chapter in OpenMedia's crowd-sourced privacy plan.  Related Stories Canadians to Spy Agencies: Get a Warrant! (in Opinion) Want to Roll Back Bill C-51? (in Opinion) Air Strikes Won't Make Middle East Safe (in Opinion)
Changing Gears: When Bike Shops Start with Women (in News): Ahead of 'Sidesaddle' opening, founders talk intimidation, feminism and going slow.
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Ottawa, this is BC calling… Come in Ottawa.. this is BC calling – we actually need the Coast Guard here. Do you copy? …….: http://globalnews.ca/news/2011052/second-major-coast-guard-communications-outage-in-three-days/ “For the second time in three days, the communication system for the Coast Guard in Canada’s busiest waterway had an extended malfunction. “There was a loaded tug and barge with 86,000 barrels of diese...
This weeks new column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Mayors can’t afford to ignore housing: Recently, I  shared with you the news of my move from the Duel and why I made that decision-I’m thrilled at the overwhelming support from all of you in this new venture. Today, I’m happy to bring you my first … Continue reading →
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Death of Vancouver Aquarium dolphin refuels debate over freeing cetaceans: Hana, one of two Pacific white-sided dolphins living at the Vancouver Aquarium, died this week of a gastrointestinal illness, despite a desperate attempt to save her live with first-of-its-kind...read more
We need affordable housing, not bachelor pads and empty homes: At a pace that defies reason and defies the local economy, the dream of affordable home ownership and affordable rental housing is slipping away from too many of us. The problems we face are...read more
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Wayne Easter explains why the Liberals like bill C51: This is an email a friend got this week.  I explains why the Liberals think the new powers in C51 are a good idea for Canada____________________________________________________________________From: "wayne easter" <wayne.easter@parl.gc.ca>To:  Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:11:18 AMSubject:...
Federal Political Public Opinion on Vancouver Island May 5th - 8th: The survey was was conducted between May 5th and 8th using Google Surveys to sample public opinion.  Here are the results: I need a better tool for making graphs, please suggest one for me to use Party  Vancouver South of North of       Island    Malahat  MalahatNDP     33.3%     33.8%    32.6%G...
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Bad Optics for BC NDP $2,000 Candidate Entry Fee in Vancouver Mount Pleasant: Vancouver Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan launching her federal NDP nomination campaign - Bill Tieleman photo Party brass unanimously approved charge to run in one of province's poorest ridings.Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday May 5, 2015 By Bill Tieleman “The New Democ...
Memo to Conservative Health Minister Rona Ambrose: Vancouver Pot Shops Need Sensible Regulation, Not Reefer Madness: Don Briere, owner of Weeds Glass and Gifts stores in Vancouver - Stefania Seccia photo - 24 Hours Vancouver  Federal government lacks common sense on medical marijuana. Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday April 28, 2015By Bill Tieleman"Once you legalize something, you n...
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TransLink pushes out senior transportation planning veterans Tamim Raad and Brian Mills: The headline comes from the Georgia Straight but I got there from Frances Bula’s blog. The remarkable thing of course is the Translink sheds staff all the time, but usually it is only changes at the top that become news stories. And, what pushes me to write about it, is that the commenters all fe...
Equity, Opportunity and Good Health: A free public lecture from SFU Continuing Studies and The City Program How Transportation Affects the Essential Qualities of Life In Metro Vancouver Thursday, 30 April 2015 7:30 PM at SFU Segal School of Business Transportation connects us to our community, our place of work and our friends and ...
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Farrell and Jessop on CFAX1070: The audio file below is a recording of my time with Ian Jessop May 26. We talk about credit rating agencies, provincial debt, contractual obligations, resource taxation and transit funding but we don't deliver BC Liberal talking points like many others in media. Your browser does not support this...
Transit referendum result already determined?: The campaign is unfair, will the result be a fraud?A year ago, the 2013 annual report and audited financial statements were in public hands. The independent auditor's report was signed in March 2014. This year's audit report and financials are withheld.TransLink is delaying its annual meeting an...
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A Clear Look at BC LNG: Today we released a major new report, A Clear Look at BC LNG: Energy Security, Environmental Implications and Economic Potential, by geoscientist David Hughes. The report considers the ambition of the LNG enterprise as envisioned by the BC government, and delivers the first assessment of the cum...
Economic Development and the Environment: The biggest challenge facing the new NDP government in Alberta, and an NDP government in British Columbia should one be elected in 2017, is finding the right balance between economic development and environmental objectives. There are some who suggest that there is no conflict — there can be jobs...
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Economist Robyn Allan withdraws from Kinder Morgan review: Robyn Allan has withdrawn as an intervenor in the federal government’s review of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and oil tanker expansion project, detailing her reasons for quitting in a scathing letter to the National Energy Board. Allan is former President and CEO of the Insurance Corpo...
The Harper Conservatives have left the building in the Comox Valley: It’s a good thing many retirees like to volunteer their skills and that Vancouver Island is home to an exceptional set of them with abundant knowledge. They knew this was a great place to retire whether they'd lived here all their lives or not. What they didn't realize was the abundance of busy...
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Billionaire not the only man pondered for gig as #TransLinkTax celebrity endorser: Jim Pattison wasn’t the only celebrity endorser considered by the TransLink Mayors’ Council. Pattison British Columbia’s richest tycoon was controversially announced March 5 as the head of a proposed external accountability committee, should the Yes campaign convince Metro Vancouverites in the ...
#FareGate latest: CEO Allen no miracle worker with Compass: Doug Allen The Compass Card comedy and chaos continues. Documents that I obtained indicate the non-binding Metro Vancouver plebiscite on the 0.5% TransLink expansion tax will end May 29 without any certainty whatsoever about when the general public will finally get to use the much-ballyhooed sm...
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Day 1 of "Keeping It Rural" Conference: Elected officials from around the province including from:* Columbia - Shuswap RD* Peace River RD* Cariboo RD* Thompson Nicola RD* Central Kootenay RD* North Okanagan RD* Village of Chaseand many others are in Salmon Arm attending the 3 day "Keeping It Rural" Conference discussing ideas around Ru...
Local Gov't Mtgs - Wk of May 25th - 29th: A number of local governments in the Cariboo-Chilcotin are meeting next week as follows:Quesnel - Regular Council Meeting on Monday, May 25th at 7pm in Quesnel Council Chambers (2nd Floor - 410 Kinchant St).  On the Agenda:* Presentation from NCLGA: GoldStar Resolution on Missing/Murdered Aborigi...
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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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The Magical Disappearance of Little Mountain: 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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Why I’m Voting No in the Transit Referendum: On the rare occasion when I am asked by any level of government as to whether I would like to pay more tax, I say ‘no’. Thanks for giving us the choice, folks. That’s not the only reason I’m voting ‘no’ in the upcoming transportation referendum in Vancouver, though. I also happen to think that sm...

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