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The Power of Conscience in 'Citizenfour' (in Culture): Edward Snowden doc reveals struggle in acting alone. Is it a lesson for Burnaby Mountain?
Lanzinger Edges Hockin to Lead BC Fed (in News): First woman president pledges 'a good and strong relationship with every union in this province.'  Related Stories Is Visions' Union Controversy a Big Deal? (in News) Saw Mill Deaths Report Falls Short, Says BC Fed (in News) New National Labour President Vows a More Militant Approach (in News)
Five Reasons Not to Get Involved with Your Union (but Why You Should, Anyway) (in Opinion): Don't let these objections get in the way of positive change.  Related Stories Four Questions about LNG that Demand Answers (in Opinion) Three Labour Lessons from the Teachers' Strike (in Opinion) What I Should've Told My MLA: Teachers Are Worth the Money (in Opinion)
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Vancouver Progressives: Divided, They Fell Short - Thanks To Vote-Splitting: Vision Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson election night on stage - Bill Tieleman photo Centre-left risked disaster, lost school and park boards with vote-splittingBill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The TyeecolumnTuesday November 18, 2014By Bill Tieleman"Where there is unity, there is always vi...
Special endorsement of Vancouver Councillor Geoff Meggs: Bill Tieleman with Vancouver Councillor Geoff Meggs, Erin Coward I have endorsed all of the Vision Vancouver candidates - from Mayor Gregor Robertson to the City Council councillors and School Board Chair Patti Bacchus and the Vision candidates and Park Board candidates.  I am confident they wi...
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Plan a ‘green getaway’ to the Okanagan: No need to leave a trail of dirty airborne carbon—check out these alternative vacation ideas close to home. read more
The planet's water supply and Stephen Harper: The world's water supply is far more limited -- and vulnerable -- than we think. read more
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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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Speaking of highways…: While many  who regularly travel interior and northern routes in the provinces are more than likely up to speed on the new rules governing the use of winter tires, I’m finding a lot of people in the lower mainland have either forgotten or aren’t aware at all. As of October 1st, certain routes in ...
Sea to Sky retaining wall questions continue as internal emails indicate Kiewit inspected their own work.: With ongoing rainstorms and occasional flooding that has hit many areas on the north shore recently, water drainage and erosion is a concern to many. This of course jogged my memory to look for an update on a story I broke earlier this year. On April 30th, I posted a story with photos that illust...
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Election Impact on Transportation: I got a call this morning from Global BC, inviting my opinions for their live cable news show which only goes to Shaw customers. So if you have some other way of getting tv, this will help fill the gap. Gordon Price was in the same coat closet sized “studio” ready to follow me, for another show ...
“Greens support a referendum on how we fund transit”: The title is a tweet by @Vangreens. I am a member of the Vancouver Green Party and I have supported their current campaign – although as I did not pay $100 or more, that does not show up in their public declaration. This blog post is my response to the tweet, simply because there isn’t a way to s...
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Truthiness - UPDATED: It's not been a good week for Trans Mountain Pipelines hereabouts. Nor has it been a good week for myths that the NEB is an objective regulator and the RCMP is an even-handed enforcer of public order. Essentially, police exceeded authority and established a line across Burnaby land not covered by...
From Andrew Mitrovica:
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Refuting the tired claims of those opposed to minimum wage increases: In a Vancouver Sun opinion piece, Laura Jones of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business warns against minimum wage increases, calling it “Fa-la-la economics”. Perhaps it’s not the season to be so Grinch-like. Jones is right about one thing – the minimum wage is not a magic cure for our e...
It’s time to seriously tackle child poverty: One in five BC children lives in poverty. This is the sobering finding of the 2014 BC Child Poverty Report Card released on November 24th, the 25th anniversary of a unanimous all-party resolution in Canada’s House of Commons to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. Child poverty is not ju...
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Voter turnout climbs across Salish Sea municipalities: candidates elected on promises to oppose crude oil, thermal coal exports: Media ReleaseFor immediate release 15/11/2014 Contact: Lyndsey Easton (250) 370-9930 x. 29 Municipal candidates vowing to oppose Kinder Morgan’s oil sands pipeline project will form a majority on council in Vancouver, Burnaby, Victoria and Esquimalt, all places where Dogwood Initiative teams wor...
Sorry if that e-mail I sent was creepy: I’m writing to apologise if you’re one of the Dogwood supporters who felt creeped out by an e-mail I sent on Wednesday. It’s the one that showed up in your inbox like this: {FIRST NAME}, our records show you haven’t voted in {MUNICIPALITY} If you opened the e-mail, the first line went like this: ...
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Out go lame ducks, in comes another city spinner: Another day, another hire for the City of Vancouver’s communications department. The following was sent to staff of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation on Nov. 24, the same day as the outgoing board met for the last time. Welcome Michelle Pentz Glave to the Communications Office From: Ma...
Political proclaiming one day, police convention the next: British Columbia Health Minister Terry Lake and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson appeared before the media on Nov. 20, 2013 to announce millions of dollars of emergency funding to combat severe addiction and mental illness. One advocate said the planned 120-day rollout didn’t go far enough. Nov....
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Local Gov't Mgs - Wk of Dec 1-5: A number of local governments will be having Inaugural Meetings to start the 2014-2018 Term of Local Government as follows:Wells - Inaugural Meeting on Tuesday, Dec 2nd at 7pm in Wells Council Chambers (4243 Sanders Avenue).  View the full Agenda hereQuesnel - Inaugural Meeting on Monday, Dec 1st...
WL Council Appointments for 2014-18: This afternoon - the Dec 2nd Inaugural Meeting Agenda for Williams Lake Municipal Council was published and one item on the Agenda is Council Committee appointments for 2014-15.  The Standing Committees of Council (5) are:1) Community Services - Members: Councillors Laurie Walters (Chair), Ivan B...
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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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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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MAY I TAKE MY OWN LIFE, PLEASE?: 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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