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Deep poverty: BC government can – and should – end it: The BC government’s public consultations into the development of a poverty reduction plan have ended. Now the ideas and recommendations from hundreds of British Columbians are in the hands of the government as they turn all that input into the official plan. We’ve been told to expect enabling leg...
A Carbon Budget Framework for BC: Achieving accountability and oversight: When it comes to climate change Canada’s leaders have been great at setting targets for far into the future and then failing to meet them. Nationally, this pattern goes back to prime minister Brian Mulroney and has continued through prime ministers Jean Chrétien, Stephen Harper and now Prime Mini...
Death of the Oil Weapon: Alberta’s threat last month to cut oil supplies to British Columbia and thereby cause gasoline prices to spike is not an original idea. It is called the oil weapon: holding a supply of critical oil over your customer’s head. As detailed in Daniel Yergin’s tome on the oil industry, The Prize, it w...
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Kinder Morgan and the Power of Civil Resistance (in Opinion): Citizens can shine a spotlight on bad laws or draconian consequences. Second of two parts.  Related Stories Pipeline Expansion: U.S. Refineries Win, Canadians Lose (in Opinion) Please Advise! Why Can’t NDP Buddies Notley and Horgan Just Get Along? (in Opinion) Canadian Taxpayers Held Hostage by K...
Global Stakes High in New Ebola Outbreak (in Analysis): Illness has reached urban centres in the DR Congo, raising risk of rapid spread.
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Unreliable narrators: In British Columbia, ethical rules of news gathering are not always followed. Some offences are minor, others are significant...
Financial destruction of BC Hydro: Simple financial analysis demonstrates that management of BC Hydro during recent years was thoroughly incompetent. Largely, that is explained by policies and people imposed by BC Liberals on a utility that had served the public proficiently for more than four decades...
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On Trudeau’s watch: As the waters rise, politicians double down on heavy crude Last week the seaside community of Qualicum Beach hosted a packed screening of Directly Affected, a film about pipeline opposition. Home to retirees from across Canada drawn by the mild climate, nice golf courses and sandy beaches, Qualic...
One step closer to stopping Kinder Morgan: Dogwood organizing director Laura Benson reflects on the past two wild months Over the last two months Dogwood supporters have sent 20,800 personal messages to our governments asking B.C.’s premier to stand strong, supporting better provincial protections against oil spills, and warning federal M...
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I am retiring from active political engagement : I have reached a point where I do not have the passion for politics any longer.   The discourse in politics is one that is negative without facts or ad hominem.  I have put in a lot effort to try stop treating those they are not agreement with as the enemy but I am done.   I have harmed my mental...
BC Environment Minister George Heyman will not talk about protecting orcas:
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No BC Proportional Representation Society makes 9 recommendations in submission to BC government on electoral systems referendum : The British Columbia Legislature NO BC PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION SOCIETY No to Proportional Representation in BC Wednesday February 28, 2018Attorney General David EbyMinistry of Attorney GeneralPO Box 9044 Stn Prov GovtVictoria, BC V8W 9E2Dear Attorney General Eby: The No BC Proportional Repr...
No BC Proportional Representation Society demands two clear, simple choices in fall electoral system referendum; rejects Attorney General David Eby's "neutrality" : No to Proportional Representation in BCNEWS RELEASE                                                                 Wednesday February 28, 2018 No BC Proportional Representation Society makes recommendations on electoral systems referendum despite “grave worries” on process and results, while rej...
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Jobs Jar: Fair Vote Canada BC is looking to hire two summer students in Burnaby. The positions would be for 8 weeks, 30 hours a week. Do you know a secondary or post-secondary student who’s passionate about proportional representation and is great at talking to people? Do you know a student has these quali...
Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted: Vancouver House is a condominium at the end of Granville Bridge that makes the most of a restricted site by a design that is twisted. This photo was taken a month ago, and the construction is now nearer completion. By a curious coincidence Price Tags – another Vancouver based blog has a more rec...
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2018 City of WL Property Tax Notices Mailed!: Courtesy of the City of Williams Lake:Property tax notices were mailed to all property owners within the City of Williams Lake the week of May 21, 2018. If you own a property within City limits and have not yet received your notice, please contact the City of Williams Lake at (250) 392-2311 to en...
Singh launches formal bid for re-election in Oct 2018 City of Kamloops General Election: Earlier today - Kamloops City Councillor Arjun Singh (who is also a Thompson Nicola RD Director and 1st Vice President of the Union of BC Municipalities) officially launched his 4th bid for Kamloops City Council.  In his pitch to his constituents, he talks about his 2014 Election Platform, goals ...
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“He who does not hold Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree ~ Roy L. Smith: It is snowing here in our part of the island and the soft white flakes have made for a magical Christmas eve… The glow of Christmas lights through the snow is breathtaking. The way it muffles what little noise there is even more so. It’s as if someone softly draped a white blanket over the town, ...
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A rising tide that swamps all boats: VIFF screens "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's pilgrimage on the long refugee road to nowhereread more
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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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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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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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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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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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