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Christy Clark: Just Another Fool ‘Who Tried to Hustle the East’? (in Culture): Book chronicling the sad fates of those who sought riches in Asia offers LNG lessons.
Who Gets to Die? A New Documentary Asks Hard Questions (in Culture): CBC explores implications of Canada’s new medical assistance in dying law.  Related Stories Suicidal Politics: A '60s Activist's Last Act (in Culture) After Tragedy Struck, Kathryn Calder Found a New Voice (in Culture) Black Identities Take Centre Stage in DOXA Special Program (in Culture)
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“True leaders don’t give consoling answers, they take constructive actions.” ~Amit Kalantri: From UK media today: “One of British Columbia’s most influential First Nations chiefs has turned down an invitation to participate in a reconciliation ceremony with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their visit to Canada, describing the symbolic ceremony as a “public charade” that papers o...
New Site C photos show continued mitigation efforts on slide prone north slope construction: Finally back to the blog and I apologize for the absence but there is only so much time before winter and I have so much work that must be done outside the new place before fall unleashes its first storms of the season, in addition to my regular work. Which makes me wonder if the engineers at Sit...
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Launch of public, gentle yoga classes for gay, bi and trans men: In an effort to break the mould and support the Vancouver gay/bi/trans community, Hiiro Prince is launching Vancouver Gay Mens Yoga. VGMY will offer public BY DONATION classes. The purpose...read more
Canoeing, fishing planned as Royal Tour heads to coastal islands of Haida Gwaii: First Nations art and a coastal fishing trip are on the itinerary for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they spend their final full day in Canada at the remote West Coast archipelago of Haida...read more
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Truthiness: truthiness n. informal the quality of seeming or being felt to be true, even if not necessarily true.    
Crime on the streets and in the suites: Crime and delinquency are “found” among the poor because that is where they are sought.   Canadian governments spend more than $20 billion a year on criminal justice. Little of that money is aimed at white collar crime. That won’t surprise people who believe the system is designed by elites to fa...
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Penticton’s peculiar policy on freedom of information: This is International Right to Know Week, a week in honour of the public’s right to information held by their governments. The week is being celebrated in different ways in the 105 countries around the world with right to information laws. Here in British Columbia the City of Penticton is celebra...
Fraser Institute, provincial government swing and miss again on education funding: My recent analysis of BC’s education funding crisis made some waves, travelling far and wide in the media and becoming one of our most-read papers of the year at CCPA-BC. Not surprisingly, it also drew critical responses that reflect some persistent myths about the funding crisis. (You can hear m...
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A Confusing NDP Photo: This picture came out yesterday from the NDP to show the party's position on the environment and the economy after some confusing comments from John Horgan about the Kinder Morgan pipeline on Tuesday.The wording is odd because of how it can be read:A strong economy means a healthy environmentThe ...
Fundraisng Email from the BC Greens: I thought it would be interesting to post copies of fundraising emails from parties in the 2017 BC Election. First one is a request from the BC Greens to lease a larger office for the party HQ - an interesting very specific ask that says "we are growing so fast that we need your help to manage th...
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'China Syndrome' Paralyzes Politicians in Metro Vancouver and BC Housing Affordability Crisis : China's ownership of Canadian homes is rapidly increasing Huge impact of Chinese foreign buyers can't be ignored, and raising the issue isn't racist. Bill Tieleman’s24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyeecolumn Tuesday June 14, 2016By Bill Tieleman "One simple conclusion: a massive amount of money from ...
Serious About BC and Metro Vancouver Housing Costs? Ban Foreign Nationals from Home Sales for 6 Months: Bob Rennie painting in downtown Vancouver - Bill Tieleman photo Drastic action needed to buy time to implement tax changes, rules to slow runaway home prices. Bill Tieleman’s24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyeecolumn Tuesday June 14, 2016By Bill Tieleman "A foreign ownership tax of 10 per cent o...
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Guest Post by Brent Toderian on Bike Helmet Law: Courtesy of Tweedeck Filed under: bicycles Tagged: bike helmet law
More news from the Arbutus Greenway: The track at the level crossings is steadily being removed from the section between 16th and 33rd. Redundant street sign warning of the approach to the now removed railway: the stops signs remain in place at all the crossings north of Nanton Avenue where there are no traffic signals. Track remo...
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Day 5 of UBCM 2016: Today is the final day of the 2016 Union of BC Muncipalities Convention.This morning is the final day of Resolution Debates along with Speeches from Peter Fassbender (Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development) and Amarjeet Sohi (Federal Infrastructure Minister)Today is also Orange Shi...
Day 4 of UBCM 2016 : Today is Day 4 of the 2016 Union of BC Muncipalities Convention.  After morning clinics which include:* Emergency Mgmt BC Update* Performance Audits in Local Gov't (Auditor-General for Local Gov't)* Stretch-Code: A New Tool for Better Buildings* Targeting Irresponsible Dog/Cat Breeders* Working T...
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Flexing Grassroots Muscle: Over the summer, our movement grew bigger, got stronger and flexed its grassroots muscle. Thanks to volunteer teams and Dogwood’s three summer students, more than 7,000 people signed petitions in their communities. Whether signing on to Let BC Vote on pipeline and tanker projects, Ban Big Money i...
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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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Timeliness in Pitching. Try Harder, Marketing Folks: As an Editor with BetaKit, I get email pitches all the time from marketing and PR people from startups and tech titans. Well over half the time, I have to reject the pitch because it’s just not newsworthy. I hate rejecting folks — but at the same time, I only have limited bandwidth to cover every...

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