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BC Indigenous Leaders Fear Cabinet Shuffle Signals End to Reconciliation Agenda (in News): ‘We’re sitting on a time bomb,’ says one advocate.  Related Stories Deadlock at Pipeline Summit (in News) Pain, Anger, Sorrow After Boushie Verdict (in News) Singh Backs BC NDP On Kinder Morgan (in News)
Alberta Has Spent $23 Million Calling BC an Enemy of Canada (in News): Tyee FOI reveals pro-pipeline PR strategy, spiraling costs.  Related Stories Trans Mountain: A Case Study in Uncooperative Federalism (in News) Singh Backs BC NDP On Kinder Morgan (in News) Jagmeet Singh: ‘People Need Me, and I’m Going to Deliver’ (in News)
Jagmeet Singh: ‘People Need Me, and I’m Going to Deliver’ (in News): The NDP leader is set for a critical byelection fight in Burnaby. What’s his plan? A Tyee Q&A.  Related Stories Alberta Has Spent $23 Million Calling BC an Enemy of Canada (in News) BC Indigenous Leaders Fear Cabinet Shuffle Signals End to Reconciliation Agenda (in News) Lawsuit Accuses Trude...
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Fossil fuel fanaticism: Fossil fuel promoters had either not read the FCA judgment, or reject it for their own reasons. Many of these people applauded when a court jailed opponents of Trans Mountain expansion but judge the courts wrong when they disagree with a decision.
No business case for Site C: The BC Government has no business case for Site C. Unfortunately, they also don't have the courage to terminate this expensive white elephant.
Drug tragedy worsens: The reported number of BC's overdose deaths in 2015 was 44 per month. That number seemed appalling but now, with the death rate almost three times higher, the situation in BC has deteriorated.
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The ‘enemy’ IS corruption. Period.: 2019 came in like a lamb in comparison to the way it left, following the great storm of 2018…and recent storms have left most of us sodden if not downright flooded. It’s not the stormy weather that brings me here though, even as I watch the dark day outside get darker. It’s a comment I s...
To friends far and near…Merry Christmas ❤: It has been a crazy onset to winter with that epic storm, and I hope all of you are safe and warm if you dont have power. It does feel like a family here…we may not be bonded by blood, but we are bonded by a common bond. Over the years, you found me or perhaps I found you because we share...
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Free transit motion to be debated by Vancouver city councillors: The headline is taken from a CBC News story and the motion will be debated tomorrow. It also provides a link to the motion as a pdf file. The motion asks Council to support the All on Board  campaign. Apparently there is going to be a “research report containing evidence” – but that is not ready ...
Geography and demographics perpetually conspire against Delta: There is a piece by Justin McElroy of the CBC that discusses transit – or rather the lack of it – south of the Fraser and in particular – in Delta. As usual this is in the context of the Massey Tunnel. And I found myself irritated by McElroy’s journalistic attitude. Which is a shame since I gener...
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How (and how much) doctors are paid: why it matters: How we pay doctors through our public health system is an important issue that receives little public scrutiny, despite the fact that physician compensation represents a significant share of the provincial budget and has been among the fastest-growing health care costs in recent years. A very use...
Priorities and funding for health care in BC: In any provincial budget, health care is one of the biggest line items and, of course, one of our most vital public services. A lot of progress has been made on the health file in BC over the past year, but there is still more to do. Substantial increases in funding seniors’ residential care, pro...
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A citizens’ guide to the Nanaimo by-election: This is more than just a by-election. The results could decide B.C.’s future. The stability of B.C.’s government hangs on a by-election in Nanaimo later this month. Tony Harris is the BC Liberal candidate in the riding. He is a self-proclaimed real estate speculator and businessman who got his st...
What does the RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en territory mean?: Thousands of people across Canada and around the world are watching and sharing updates online as RCMP officers dismantle a pipeline blockade on Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern B.C. Photo by Michael Toledano. Yesterday afternoon, police broke down a wooden gate and arrested several people at...
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Fire Fighters Wanted for Williams Lake Fire Department: Courtesy of the City of Williams Lake: FIRE FIGHTERS WANTED The City of Williams Lake Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Paid-On-Call Fire Fighters. Applicants must live within the Williams Lake Fire Protection District. If you are motivated, physically fit and over the age o...
CC Rural Caucus Highlights - January 15th mtg: Present: Directors S. Forseth, A. Delainey, J. Sorley and C. Mernett (Cariboo RD Electoral Areas D, E, F and K)The Deputy Corporate Officer (L. Schick) called the meeting to order at 3pm and called 3 times for nominations for the position of Chair of the Central Cariboo Rural Directors' Caucus fo...
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Former BC NDP Premier Ujjal Dosanjh opposes Proportional Representation - supports No BC Pro Rep Society as official opponent group : No BC Pro Rep's Bill Tieleman with former BC NDP Premier Ujjal Dosanjh  No to Proportional Representation in BC NEWS RELEASE              Thursday June 28, 2018  Former BC NDP Premier Ujjal Dosanjh opposes Proportional Representation and warns British Columbians of potential for extrem...
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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 ...
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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 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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