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BC Gov't Slow to Respond to Info Requests, Routinely Deletes Email (in News): 'I'm discouraged by what I found, not surprised,' says provincial commissioner.  Related Stories BC Gov't Withholds Report on Inappropriate School Executive Pay (in News) Register to Criticize Your Mayor and Council? (in News) Mine Disaster: Gov't Shirked Legal Duty to Warn Public, Says Advoc...
Cross-border Indigenous Treaty Takes on Kinder Morgan Pipeline (in News): First Nations declare pact to 'protect the Salish Sea' from oil risks.  Related Stories Cities Demand Cross-Exam of Trans Mountain Pipeline Hearing (in News) Pipelines Risk 'Social Peace': UN Envoy (in News) Legal Challenge Filed over Restricted Pipeline Hearings (in News)
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New Brunswick election: Liberals take majority, Greens take one seat: The official results for the New Brunswick election are in with the Liberals in a majority government and the surprising outcome of the Green party taking one seat! New Brunswick election 2014: Green Party leader takes Fredericton riding, NDP leader resign...
Watch: How much does the CSEC know about your private life?: Is this show currently playing? September 23, 2014 Government spying is getting pretty ridiculous. Speak up about the CSEC spying right now! Li...
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The ethics of crowd-sourcing your re-election: click on image to enlarge There was some brief excitement on Monday morning as NDP MP Charmaine Borg launched a crowdfunding page that offered rewards for donors that included a mention in Parliament for $50, and an offer to say “Resistance is Futile” in Parliament for $1000, a cheesy referenc...
NDP tricks highlight Conservative doublespeak on missing and murdered indigenous women: We complain a lot about cynicism. Icomplain a lot about cynicism, and I’m remarkably cynical.  That, in and of itself, is pretty cynical. We expect so little from our politicians, and they so frequently disappoint. So when they eventually do something good, as they eventually are want to do, p...
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Different Ford, same style: Doug Ford’s first mayoral debate: TORONTO – Rob Ford wasn’t there in person, but the controversial Toronto mayor’s presence loomed large Tuesday night as his older brother firmly took his place in the city’s mayoral race. A rowdy crowd served up loud opposing cheers and jeers as Doug Ford faced off against his main rivals with ma...
Young, underpaid and angry: The coming clash over the income gap: The growing income divide between younger and older workers adds a new dimension to policy debates on key issues like pensions, health care and deficits — and to the campaign calculus for political parties. A just-published report from the Conference Board of Canada shows that younger workers hav...
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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 EI premium exemption for new hires: When the House reopens for business later this morning, the Liberals will get the opportunity to kick off a day-long discussion on the pros and cons of their pitch to scrap the government's proposed plans to tweak Employment Insurance for small business in favour of a two-year EI prem...
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N.B. Election SNAFU Blamed On Software Glitch, Media Pressure: HALIFAX - The head of the company at the centre of New Brunswick's vote-count bungle says a glitch with software and intense pressure from media outlets are to blame for the late-night glitch that halted the flow of election results for more than two hours. John Poulos, president of Toronto-based...
Canada's Plan To Tackle Climate Change – Follow The U.S.: UNITED NATIONS - Barack Obama didn't just make announcements for his own country at a United Nations climate summit Tuesday — he got to make Canada's, too. Canada made two main commitments at the summit, where countries were urged to bring bold policies to fight climate change. And both borrow he...
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Who owns your DNA?: In 1975, Herbert Boyer from the University of California, San Francisco persuaded a savvy venture capitalist, Robert Swanson, to back his idea of producing pure human hormones, like insulin, using the invention that he and his colleague, Stanley Cohen, had developed. Their invention enabled the b...
Central African Republic: Should the World Pay Attention?: Since December 2013, an estimated 5,200 persons have died, according to an Associated Press count. At least 398,000 Central Africans are refugees in neighboring countries, and another 528,000 are internally displaced. Death tolls are undoubtedly higher, as no one knows what has happened in remote...
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Bad news - Not one Indian university in world's top 200: The pathetic rendering of Indian institutions in world university rankings has become a cause for concern among educationists in this emerging country with a growing population and evolving middle-class. The problem India facing in the area of higher education is real and solutions are up for d...
The new IPhone is great? But can we function without lungs?: Almost everyday a new technical marvel hits the news and soon after impact our credit cards. We seem to thrive on what we call progress. Yours truly is no exception, we just go along with the flow. Very few of us are aware of the fact that between 2000 and 2012, roughly five football fields si...
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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...
June By-election Turnout: How low could we go? (You don’t want to know): Until Monday, Canada had never had a federal by-election with turnout under 20%. As of today – Canada Day – we've had two of them. Whether by accident or design, the decision by the Prime Minister to hold four federal by-elections on the Monday between a summer weekend and a statuatory holiday le...
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WTF Monday: Abuse against women online: Take Back The Tech, an online campaign that seeks to bring awareness and end abuse against women in the info and tech world, has recently published a report that analyzes the policies on reporting abuse on Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube.And of course, they totally suck. The report shows that ther...
Gender Block: Take Back the Night: September is home to Take Back the Night dates throughout Canada. Some cities, such as St. John’s and Fredericton had theirs this past weekend, and this upcoming week Edmonton, Guelph and others, will host rallies, workshops, and marches.“Take back the night in itself i, one moment where us survi...
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Toronto police search for missing girl Darlique Rand : The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance locating a missing girl. {ads1}Darlique Rand, 15, was last seen on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 4 p.m., in the Keele Street and Ingram Drive area.  She is described as having dark skin, 4'8", 100 lbs., brown eyes with black curly...
Miliband reveals Labour plans to use mansion tax for boosting NHS funding : Labour leader Ed Miliband has revealed his party's ten year plans to revive Britain's economy that includes using the proceeds of a mansion tax on homes valuing more than £2m to boost funding crisis in the NHS. During the Labour conference in Manchester, Mr Miliband has used his final speech bef...
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CBC: Fightin' words at CRTC Future of Digital Services hearings: Netflix and CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais got in a heated exchange over the future of digital services in Canada at a recent hearing. What do you think of the idea of a 'Netflix tax'? Article by Terry Padwell for The CBC Regulating the i...
Catching CSEC off guard: Woah - looks like you folks really like videos about how CSEC is charging taxpayers billions of dollars to invade our privacy. I mean, we probably shouldn’t have been that surprised after thousands of Canadians spoke up to rein in CSEC an...
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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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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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Ranking the Lesser of All Evils: So we finally know exactly who will be on the ballot for mayor of our quiet little town of Toronto. It’s not who we expected, which isn’t surprising in a strange way, but it is done. In a sane world the municipal campaign wouldn’t start until now. Six weeks is more than enough time to hear from t...
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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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Summertime and the Living is Easy in Vancouver: Folks who live in Vancouver tend to be here because of the lifestyle. That’s why I’m here. Hope you’re having a nice summer too, people. Related posts: Are We Living in the Prohibition Era Again? A local politician has a couple of beers at a... Related posts brought to you by Ye...
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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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