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New Research Sparks Health Canada Warning Deer Plague Might Infect Humans (in News): Chronic wasting disease long thought not to affect human health.
In the Church of Naomi Klein (in Culture): ‘No Is Not Enough’ includes plenty of articles of faith for the radical remaking of public life.  Related Stories How Hillary Clinton, Trapped in the Past and Privilege, Lost (in Culture) At DOXA: Trumped! What the $%*%(!! Now? (in Culture) 'Where to Invade Next' Waves a Banner of Hope (in Culture)
Three Ways Trudeau’s Liberals Have Let Down Open Government Advocates (in News): New laws fall short of what’s needed on transparency and civil rights, critics say.  Related Stories NDP Leadership Candidates Grapple with Strategic Voting (in News) Expect Families in Streets if Refugee Society Closes, Says Homeless Advocate (in News) Refugees at Risk after BC Support Group Den...
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Anthony Hopkins playing with Transformers, Harmonium’s potent Japanese drama and something not to do on vacation: Also the only bank indicted for 2008’s financial crisis, a “nice Jewish girl” finally getting recognition for her photography and Keanu Reeves in a dystopian noveltyread more
School closures off the table along with Christy Clark’s flip flops: The VSB’s $1.5 billion capital plan request to government all but takes school closures off the table, despite the district being governed by a B.C. Liberal government-appointed trustee read more
Multiple Cate Blanchetts in Manifesto, Salma Hayek’s dissent in Beatriz at Dinner and facing obsolescence in Cars 3: Also: life well-observed in The Commune, a different kind of boxing movie with Olli Mäki and a dodgy bio of rapper Tupac Shakurread more
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Monet’s Garden: A new exhibit opens at the Vancouver Art Gallery today entitled “Monet’s Secret Garden” – here’s the Courier’s review. The first thought that crossed my mind was that there is not much secret about his garden. It’s in Giverny, Normandy and is about 45 minutes on the train from Paris, and is one o...
Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient: The snow goose (Chen caerulescens), a transient through southwestern British Columbia. Formerly they would travel on to Mexico in the winter before returning to the tundra in the spring. They seem to be spending more time here each year, causing concerns due to their voracious appetites – and co...
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Circular flow of income: Dr. Eoin Finn, an expert in international business and a leading Woodfibre LNG opponent, spoke to the independent Coast Clarion and said, “The fight is nearly over.” This was a project that Christy Clark’s Liberals hoped to promote in the May election as proof their LNG strategy was not construct...
Costing Site C options: Another contribution from Richard McCandless, a former senior civil servant in British Columbia and a knowledgeable analyst who comments regularly on public affairs at BC Policy Perspectives. (Republished here with permission.) On Thursday the Liberal party promised to spend hundreds of millions ...
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How big is BC’s budget surplus?: Some recent media commentary has taken to flights of fantasy by assuming that large personal tax increases would be needed to fund the policies contained in the NDP and Greens’ Supply and Confidence Agreement. The assumption that major tax increases would be required ignores a key starting point:...
Brace yourself for more stale arguments on taxes: What will happen if a new BC government raises taxes on rich individuals and corporations as the NDP promised in its election platform? If years of finger-wagging from pundits and the business lobby can be believed, you might assume the sky will come crashing down—right onto the BC economy. It’s ...
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BC Liberals vow to Ban Big Money: After 16 years of “legalized bribery,” a public apology and some light grovelling. Last fall I sat down and wrote out a timeline of goals for the Ban Big Money campaign. I hoped all three major political parties in B.C. would include a ban on corporate, union and out-of-province donations in thei...
Podcast for June 2017: Where is this ship headed?: In the first episode since the provincial election, B.C. is still in rocky waters. SFU political scientist David Moscrop joins host Kai Nagata to explain what’s going on in the legislature and what could happen next. Director of Organizing Laura Benson hops aboard to explain what’s happening with...
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Local Gov't Mtgs - Wk of June 26-30: Next week - the following local governments of the Cariboo-Chilcotin will meet:Wells - Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 27th at 7pm in Wells Council Chambers (4243 Sanders Avenue).  On the Agenda:* Presentation from Julie Fowler of Island Mountain Arts (IMA)* Wells Municipal Rental Facili...
Repave of Soda Creek Rd starts tomorrow: Courtesy of the City of Williams Lake:The City of Williams Lake has taken advantage of an opportunity to re-pave a 1.8 km section of Soda Creek Road from the dump turn-off to just past the railroad tracks. Green Roads Recycling is in the Williams Lake area undertaking work for the Ministry of Tra...
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All great changes are preceded by chaos ~ Deepak Chopra: Here I sit in the armchair by the window,  hair in a bun, eyelids low as I battle to keep them open after staying up past 1 am on an emotional see-saw watching BC’s historic election results roll in. Watching people walk by on the street, I think about how ironic it is that my … Continue reading ...
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Where things go now in BC: We are in a unique situation in Canadian political history.   There are only a couple of examples I know of where the government was reduced to a large minority or a bare majority. Ontario 1985 - the PCs won 52 seats, the Liberals 48 and NDP 25.   The Liberals and NDP cut a deal and replaced the ...
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Green Party Votes Could Elect Christy Clark – You Only Get One Shot – Do Not Blow This Opportunity!: Don't vote for this guy .....and get Christy Clark instead! BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark "You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime"  - Eminem - Lose Yourself By Bill Tieleman Let’s cut to the chas...
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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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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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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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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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