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‘We’re Pretty Proud of It’: BC’s First Indigenous-Owned Legal Pot Shop Opens (in News): Owners Carrie and Adam Mussell say the hard work was worth it.
Over 1,000 Tyee Readers Contribute to Election Reporting Fund (in Tyee News): Now, the work begins to dig into the questions you want answered. Thank you!  Related Stories Over 1,000 Tyee Readers Contribute to Election Reporting Fund (in Tyee News) Tyee Election Reporting Fund Passes Target with Days to Go (in Tyee News) Help Build Canada's Best Independent Election Repor...
Twerps, the Apocalypse, Pipelines and Vonnegut (in Opinion): Trudeau and Scheer share a ludicrous oil addiction. Where’s Kurt when you need him?  Related Stories Don’t Be Distracted by This Populist Sideshow (in Opinion) Canadian Politicians Are Playing a Dangerous Game on Migration (in Opinion) Trudeau’s Climate Change Policy Is Strategically Inadequate (...
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Natural gas revenues: going, going, gone: In 2008, British Columbia gained $3.2 billion from sale of petroleum and natural gas rights. If the second half of 2019 matches the first, revenue from right offerings for the year will amount to $5 million, less than 1/5 of one percent of 2008, despite substantially increased production of natur...
North Vancouver District Policy Proposal: THAT staff is directed to prepare a policy that will require members of Council to declare before voting on any development proposal, campaign contributions knowingly received from the applicant, or from individuals associated with the applicant, and that members of Council are encouraged to recu...
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How much is BC giving to natural gas companies?: All British Columbians have a stake in the pricing of natural resources. When trees are logged, when minerals are mined, when fossil fuels are drilled, the companies doing the extracting pay fees to the Province in recognition that the resources are publicly owned. It is therefore in everybody’s ...
LNG’s big lie: The federal government is seeking to use a clause in the Paris Agreement on climate change to get emissions credits for exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Asian countries. This plan is nonsensical for a number of reasons, but at its heart is the “big lie” that LNG will help to reduce globa...
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Yesterday's Quesnel Forestry Meeting: Yesterday from 11:30am to 1pm -- Almost 200 people packed the Quesnel Legion to discuss the current challenges facing BC's Forestry Sector - My Cariboo Now has a good take on the meeting hereThe event was hosted by Cariboo-North MLA Coralee Oakes and she was part of a panel discussion including F...
High-speed internet opens world of possibilities in rural B.C. communities: Courtesy of the Government of BC:Access to high-speed internet is about to become a reality for people in 12 rural B.C. communities, thanks to a wireless network upgrade funded by the Connecting British Columbia program.“The ability to access high-speed internet allows communities – especially th...
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Breaking: Peter Kiewit and Sons ULC, two former managers charged with criminal negligence in the death of Sam Fitzpatrick: It’s been a long time coming but this week ends on a high note. Today, charges of Criminal Negligence causing the death of Sam Fitzpatrick, contrary to s.220(b) of the Criminal Code, were sworn today on Vancouver Provincial Court against Gerald KARJALA, Timothy RULE,...
Dear John…: ~ an open letter to Premier John Horgan ~   Dear John, It’s been a while since we chatted. If you recall, you called me quite a few years ago when I was riding you over fracking. You were reaching out to bloggers trying...
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Do we really want driverless buses?: A consortium has been formed of US transit agencies who want to try out driverless buses. The idea is that the cost of getting into this new technology will be lower if it is shared. I think the idea of a consortium to try out new technologies is a good one, and one that has a long history ...
The Bicycle Diaries: Episode 14: Yesterday we got the bikes tuned up by Velofix (they come to you, which makes things very convenient) and the old, sprung front fork was put back on to replace the solid one I needed to accomodate the electric wheel. I never heard back from the guy who bought the other one, so I do not know if h...
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Tasting at the Vancouver International Wine Festival? “Kiss - Don’t Spit!” is my strong advice: NOT cool! Kiss - Don't Spit!  “Kiss Don’t Spit!”   It’s actually not hip to spit in my book! So that's my contrarian advice to those attending the Vancouver International Wine Festival Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening - and Saturday afternoon - for the International Festival Tastings.Most ...
Harry Tieleman - last navigator of the RCMP's St. Roch - died on February 25, 2000 - my view of his amazing life: Navigator Harry Tieleman on RCMP St. Roch in 1954 - third from right Last navigator Harry Tieleman on the RCMP St. Roch in 1992 My father Harry Tieleman was a truly remarkable man.  Born in The Netherlands in 1925, he lived through the German Nazi occupation of his country; joined the Dutch R...
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Canadians warn Trudeau against building Trans Mountain with public money: For immediate release BURNABY — Dogwood volunteers are hitting the streets in key B.C. communities to show Prime Minister Justin Trudeau he is out of touch with the voters he needs to win the next election. The Canadian government bought the Trans Mountain pipeline after mounting risks made the h...
Don’t let the doorknob hit you, coal!: After years of struggle, the door has finally closed on a controversial U.S. thermal coal port on the Fraser River (Photo courtesy of Eoghan Moriarty) Six years ago, Dogwood hired me to start a new campaign. Will Horter, Dogwood’s founding Executive Director, handed me a copy of B.C.’s Dirty Secr...
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The Proportional Representation Referendum, I have no idea how I will vote: This referendum is making feel like I need to choose between losing a leg or losing an eye.   All the outcomes are bad and will not benefit the people of BC.I have been interested in improving the voting system we have federally, provincially and locally for about 35 years.   At times I was very ...
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...
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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...
Public Eye continues to make headlines: It's been just over a week since I announced I was suspending Public Eye's daily investigative coverage of provincial politics. Since then, I've been overwhelmed and appreciative of everyone who has expressed their support for the work I've done over the past eight years. I'm also appr...
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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
Penelope Cruz sends up movie people and a bit of politics in The Queen of Spain, one of my VIFF picks: Also: Arty types get their due in The Square and Western finds today??s European colonialismread more
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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 ri...
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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, tran...
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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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