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BC’s Rural School Strategy Off to a Rocky Start (in News): ‘I want to know what the purpose of this is,’ says skeptical Kootenay Lake district chair.  Related Stories 'Devastating' Cuts Recommended for Vancouver Schools: Board Chair (in News) BC Liberals Disclose Donors Early, NDP Dismisses It as Gimmick (in News) Court Review of Clark’s Conflict of Inte...
Young, Homeless, and at Risk in BC’s Interior (in News): In Kamloops, a window on ‘hidden’ struggles of youths who have no place to call home. Part of a reader-funded series.  Related Stories Support for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care Could Save $200 Million a Year: Report (in News) ‘If They Do It Properly,’ Coastal Youth Could Support Megaprojects (in News...
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“If your vote doesn’t make a difference, why are millionaires,corporations & unions spending so much to influence it? “: After weeks of on and off..but mostly on…winter weather here on the nearly north coast of Van Isle, I never thought I would be happy to see the rain and wind again, but I am. Ready for change…again.  Standing outside last night in the rain waiting for my beast to do his business, was refreshing l...
Things that make you go Hmmmm: Is new John Horgan attack site run by Campaign Research?: So a funny thing happened on twitter today…. Saw a new attack video launched by a company called ” Future Prosperity BC Inc” And I’ll show it to you here because clearly you are going to be seeing it all over soon…     So sweet. And a pretty slick ad with simple messaging that sticks. But who is ...
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Hundreds of Canadians to join Women's March on Washington this weekend: When Linda Hill leaves for Washington, D.C., on Friday night to join a massive march for women's rights, there will be many familiar faces on the bus — including her daughter. Hill, 56, a college...read more
Inauguration Day art show + fundraiser for human rights and environmental protection at Bandidas Taqueria: Fundraiser at Bandidas Taqueria will donate 100% of profits to organizations likely to suffer under a Trump presidency.read more
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New BC program for first time house buyers is a very good policy decision.: I firmly am convinced that the new BC government for first time house buyers is very good for BC economically and the single best thing that can be done for millennialsLast week the BC government announced a program for first time house buyers in BC in which they can get a no interest matching lo...
Will the surplus from balanced budgets become a central 2017 election is...:
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WPC: Ambience: via Photo Challenge: Ambience I asked my partner if she could think of one of my photos that had “ambience”. I used my best French accent on that word which must have influenced her choice. This is the interior of the Palais du Louvre in Paris. This is part of Louis Napoleon’s apartment – his per...
A guest post from Barack Obama: The following is the text of the President’s farewell address, taken from the New York Times webpage which, for reasons which pass all understanding, refused to let me see their video. It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve re...
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Taking stock of BC’s new (affordable?) housing policies: In 2016, the BC government set out several new actions intended to address housing affordability. But as 2017 begins, Metro Vancouver continues to have a massive problem – in both home ownership affordability and rental markets. This threatens to undermine the region’s long-term prosperity by dri...
Trump and Trudeau are gunning to massively privatize infrastructure – and it’s going to cost you: As with most of Donald Trump’s policy ideas, details are still sparse on his plan for rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure. But two main pillars of the plan, outlined during the election campaign, stand out. First, he’s talking a big game – a proposed $1 trillion in infrastructure invest...
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Best year-end fundraising total ever: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dogwood supporters dig deep in 2016 VICTORIA – B.C. non-profit Dogwood netted $219,027 in its year-end fundraising campaign as British Columbians dug deep to power campaigns against oil tanker expansion, U.S. thermal coal and Big Money in B.C. politics. Dogwood, which has or...
718,918 reasons Christy Clark said ‘yes’ to Kinder Morgan: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 718,918 reasons Christy Clark said ‘yes’ to Kinder Morgan BC Liberals secure their ‘fair share’ of pipeline cash – in political donations VANCOUVER – After formally opposing the Trans Mountain expansion proposal at National Energy Board hearings last January, Christy Clark’s...
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Proliferation of Resignations from Local Elected Office: Yesterday - CBC Daybreak North host Carolina de Ryk interviewed local government consultant and former Nanaimo City Manager Jerry Berry on the topic of multitude of resignations from local elected office in such places like McBride, Lantzville, Burns Lake, Pouce Coupe and now Port Clements.  He s...
Sally Watson is BC NDP Candidate for Cariboo-Chilcotin: Disclosure Note - Both Thompson Nicola RD Area 'E' Director Sally Watson and I sit on the Cariboo-Chilcotin Regional Hospital District Board TNRD Area 'E' Director/BC NDP Candidate forCariboo-Chilcotin Sally Watson (Left) and guest speaker,BC NDP MLA for Vancouver-Mt PleasantMelanie Mark (Right...
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With So Many Tragedies - and Now Election of Donald Trump - Is This The Biblical ‘End of Days?’: Is Donald Trump's election another sign of the End of Days?  Or a Nostradamus prediction? The world seems to darken with every live-streamed horror. And then Trump won the U.S. election!  But consider this small empirical comfort. Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyeecolumn July 19, 201...
Discussing Vancouver Housing Data Isn’t "Racist" - And It shows How Chinese Foreign Buyers Are Driving Up Home Prices: UBS Global Real Estate Index released in September 2016 shows Vancouver with  highest "bubble risk" in the world for housing prices. Government stats show foreign purchasers buying up real estate equal in value to all new home construction.Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee column Ju...
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Labels – a poor substitute for informed comment: First published in February 2011. I still agree with the thoughts expressed and continue to believe that corporate media serves us poorly in political reporting. The genesis of a preceding article, Drive-by punditry, was my effort to look beyond labels attached to politicians. I hoped to better ...
Our ignorance serves a purpose: With only months until the 2017 BC election, Liberal deceivers are emerging from the lairs. Bob Mackin, the most feared journalist in BC, has a few of the details in his report at thebreaker.news. Bob Mackin mentions John Winter, a name that will be familiar to regular readers of In-Sights. Previ...
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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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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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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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