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BC Halves Projected LNG Revenue (in News): Finance minister says lower tax rate necessary because 'the market’s changed.'  Related StoriesPharmacists Seek Lobbying Help to Get Paid for More Services (in News)
Emails Shed Light on Origins of Health Ministry Probe, Firings (in News): Gov't lawyer raised alarms about legality of contracts, locked horns with superior.  Related Stories 'Horrendous' Ordeal: Third Worker Gets Apology over Data Breach Allegations (in News) Health Ministry Mum on Fired Worker's Rehiring (in News) Family Fears BC Will Quit Covering Alzheimer's Dr...
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Victory for Workers United local 2641 in Guelph: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Workers United members fight two-tiered contracts and win! After nearly two weeks on strike, a collective agreement was reached between Workers United Local ...
10 things all activists should know about defamation: I have been sued for defamation. I mentioned my small role in the exposure 30 years before of a university administrator whose degree did not come from an accredited university. He wasn't happy at the time, and, as it turned out, he still wasn't happy 30 years later. It was not a salutary ...
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Private Members’ Bills don’t mean much for debate:         This past week, in the lead up to the Supreme Court of Canada hearing on assisted suicide, we heard repeatedly that Parliament has addressed the topic numerous times.  We heard about the Bloc private member’s bill that was defeated as somehow meaning that “Parliament has spoken.”  Othe...
At Issue: The politics of a lower price of oil: Given the lower price of oil, should all the political parties be rethinking their election promises and policies? Plus, Justin Trudeau in Chatelaine – will it hurt the Liberal leader or help him? And why the leaders go where they go. The post At Issue: The politics of a lower price of oil appea...
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Ben Bradlee, legendary editor who guided The Washington Post during Watergate scandal, dies: WASHINGTON – The hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its coverage of the Watergate scandal, Ben Bradlee, has died. He was 93. The Washington Post reports that Bradlee died at his home Tuesday of natural causes. As managing editor first and later as executive editor, the ra...
Park the Ebola blame, MSF president urges, saying it detracts from critical work: TORONTO – The international president of Medecins Sans Frontieres says it’s time to move on from the process of blame-laying for the globe’s disastrously slow response to the West African Ebola outbreak. Montrealer Dr. Joanne Liu said the world should be focused on fixing the problem, rather than...
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Power & Politics' Ballot Box question: Learn more about our new interactive features for Power & Politics and how you can take part in the political conversation -- live and on-screen -- here. Ballot Box refreshes daily -- the question you see above is the current question. Internet Explorer 8 users please note: browse...
MPs to debate Liberal pitch for 'twice monthly' Ebola briefings at committee : MPs will spend the day debating the pros and cons of a Liberal-backed motion that would, if passed, require Health Minister Rona Ambrose, Public Safety Minister Stevem Blaney and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Gregory Taylor to provide "twice monthly" briefings to the Commons health ...
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Neighbours shocked to see dramatic changes in man shot by police: SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. - A man police say ran over two Canadian soldiers was described by neighbours on Tuesday as a far different person from the young boy they remembered.Shelley Brennan, 52, lives two doors from the home where Martin Couture-Rouleau grew up on a suburban street in Sain...
Avalanche Risk At Proposed B.C. Ski Resort Raises Red Flags: When Pat Morrow looks around at the mountains, towering on either side of the Jumbo Valley, his concern is palpable. Avalanche paths are clearly visible, both beside Jumbo Creek Road and on slopes surrounding the meadows and valley where Glacier Resorts Ltd. wants to build a 6,000-bed all-season...
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Controlling Brazil’s Amazonian Deforestation: A mantra is omnipresent in Brasília that deforestation is “under control.” The corollary of this theory, of course, is that the government need not fear that its extensive plans to build highways and dams in Amazonia will provoke deforestation. Unfortunately, this is incorrect. First of all, the ...
The Other Nobel Winners: When Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai pick up their Nobel Peace Prizes, there are going to be a lot of other winners standing alongside them. About 2.2 billion, in fact. You might not be able to spot on stage the 168 million child laborers from around the world, but they will be there in sp...
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Canada's Dumbest Charge as per CBC's Marketplace is a misnomer: Canadians and people in other developed countries have had enough of being nickel-and-dimed by big companies. In Canada, in the last few years this shameless legally acceptable form of robbery is getting bolder. These charges are not dumb.They are well thought out within the fortress of the co...
Want to be scared? No need to watch a horror movie. - Just hear the potential side effects of advertised prescription drugs: As far as I know, only two countries in the developed world are allowed advertising prescription drugs directly to the consumer, the US and New Zealand. These days if you watch television is almost futile to stave off watching advertised prescription drugs. In the scheme of things at one point,...
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Gender Block: on taking up space: Footsteps quicken behind you, a large physical presence gets closer, sending shivers up your spine. You walk faster, they keep up. Then all of a sudden they pass you, or push you slightly out of the way. Maybe you are scared because a scenario like this has ended a more violent way, or maybe this...
Oh, The Horror: Hetero Horror: Where are all the gay people in horror?There are wide arrays of hellish creatures, no shortage of ideas on how to creatively murder someone for the big screen, and more nonsensical plot twists than I can count. Yet, in this huge vastness of horror ideas, one thing remains ever constant: horror is...
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Hurricane Gonzalo: Three killed and three more injured as Britain battered : Three people have died and three more have been injured after remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo brought high winds of up to 70mph and heavy rain to batter Britain on Tuesday. The hurricane began on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, when it hit the island of Bermuda last week. But Gonzalo is no l...
Winnipeg Police Finds Remains of Four Infants in Storage Locker : Winnipeg police have revealed to have allegedly found bodies of four dead infants in various states of decomposition in a Winnipeg storage locker this morning. In an appalling press conference, Const. Eric Hofley stated that “the incident is tragic beyond belief,” and the deaths look “suspiciou...
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Express yourself, don’t repress yourself: This article is a part of a series on the Our Digital Future report, our crowdsourced roadmap for Free Expression that proposes fair and balanced copyright reform for the 21st Century. See Part 1 here. Put on your glasses, nerds, it’s gon...
Your Daily Digital Digest for Tuesday, October 21, 2014: Your news links for today: The Expansion of Personal Information Disclosure Without Consent: Unpacking the Government’s Weak Response to Digital Privacy Act Concerns - Michael Geist The Troubling Arguments from the Government in Smith v...
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Don’t say the “N” word:
Improving Iraq: There is a certain naiveté inherent in believing dysfunctional foreign nations can be made viable simply through outside military intervention. This was obviously the great lesson of the second Bush administration and the war to remove Saddam Hussein: Iraq was a blood-soaked basket-case under Sad...
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Conservative Software Project Went Into Production in 2013, Financial Statements Show: [Welcome, National Newswatch readers!] The Conservative Party's mysterious software project was no longer listed as an "asset under development", but rather full-fledged "computer software", in financial statements the party recently filed with Elections Canada for the 2013 calendar year. At a to...
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Northern Gateway Shows New Approach Needed: Last month, the Northern Gateway pipeline was approved by the Harper government. In response, many First Nations people swore they would never support the pipeline being built through their lands. Many people accused the Aboriginals of being greedy and lazy, opposing the pipeline simply...
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Toronto’s Future Isn’t Written Yet: If you make to the end of the Back to the Future movie trilogy, past the flying cars and cowboys the last scene has a sage bit of wisdom to help you get through life…and voting: Jennifer: I brought this note back from the future (about Marty losing his job) and…now it’s erased! Doc: Of course it...
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Government Procurement Failure: BC Ministry of Education Case Study: Apologies for the lack of posts. I’ve been in business mode – both helping a number of organizations I’m proud of and working on my own business. For those interested in a frightening tale of inept procurement, poor judgement and downright dirty tactics when it comes to software procurement and g...
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Presentation on the Bloor/Durie development in Bloor West Village #parkhp #topoli: Hello all! It's been a while here at the blog. Apologies. I hope to get back to posting more regularly in the near future. I wanted to post my speaking notes from today on an issue that came before the Etobicoke York Community Council. As you will note from my previous blog entry, I have been inv...
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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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The Cornerstone of Gentrification in the Downtown East Side: From the Woodward squat ten years ago, to a displaced neighbourhood VANCOUVER—Towering 43 storeys at the corner of Abbott and Hastings St, in the poorest neighbourhood in Vancouver—the Downtown East S...

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