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‘Water Will Drive Most Decision-making’ in BC’s Future, Says Land Champion (in Presents): Deborah Curran, winner of 2016 Real Estate Foundation award, on how land use and water flow together.  Related StoriesWin Two Tickets to the 2016 Land Awards Gala! (in Presents)
GM Union’s Pension Concession Signals New Reality: Experts (in News): Contract ends defined-benefit plan for new hires, increases job security, Unifor says.  Related Stories BC Education Funding Report Triggers War of Words (in News) Contract Jobs, 'Flexible' Work Open Door for Employer Abuses (in News) At Victoria Science Debate, Candidates Rail Against Empty Tory...
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New Site C photos show continued mitigation efforts on slide prone north slope construction: Finally back to the blog and I apologize for the absence but there is only so much time before winter and I have so much work that must be done outside the new place before fall unleashes its first storms of the season, in addition to my regular work. Which makes me wonder if the engineers at Sit...
Guest post:Keeping the Site C mistake in focus: Rarely do I open up the blog to guest posts, but these comments from Roger Bryenton came my way via retired economist Erik Andersen as a normal matter of sharing information. Roger Bryenton is semi-retired former Professional Engineer, with experience in energy systems consulting, energy conserva...
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PHOTOS: Will and Kate's action-packed day in Vancouver: Thousands of adoring fans flocked to designated hot spots in Vancouver this weekend, hoping to catch a glimpse of, or perhaps even a handshake from Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of...
Prince William and Kate to meet with First Nations, tour Central Coast region: Prince William and his wife Kate will be surrounded by British Columbia's natural beauty and experience indigenous culture on Monday with a trip to pristine rainforest in the Central Coast region....read more
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Truthiness: truthiness n. informal the quality of seeming or being felt to be true, even if not necessarily true.    
Crime on the streets and in the suites: Crime and delinquency are “found” among the poor because that is where they are sought.   Canadian governments spend more than $20 billion a year on criminal justice. Little of that money is aimed at white collar crime. That won’t surprise people who believe the system is designed by elites to fa...
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The abysmal economics of LNG: In the lead up to the last provincial election, British Columbians learned about an economic panacea named LNG – Liquefied Natural Gas. This new industrial sector would take vast amounts of fracked gas pipelined from Northeast BC, and convert it to liquid form for shipment to Asia, where high pri...
The New Climate Denialism: Time for an intervention: For decades, the urgent need for climate action was stymied by what came to be known as “climate denialism” (or its more mild cousin, “climate skepticism”). In an effort to create public confusion and stall political progress, the fossil fuel industry poured tens of millions of dollars into the p...
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A Confusing NDP Photo: This picture came out yesterday from the NDP to show the party's position on the environment and the economy after some confusing comments from John Horgan about the Kinder Morgan pipeline on Tuesday.The wording is odd because of how it can be read:A strong economy means a healthy environmentThe ...
Fundraisng Email from the BC Greens: I thought it would be interesting to post copies of fundraising emails from parties in the 2017 BC Election. First one is a request from the BC Greens to lease a larger office for the party HQ - an interesting very specific ask that says "we are growing so fast that we need your help to manage th...
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'China Syndrome' Paralyzes Politicians in Metro Vancouver and BC Housing Affordability Crisis : China's ownership of Canadian homes is rapidly increasing Huge impact of Chinese foreign buyers can't be ignored, and raising the issue isn't racist. Bill Tieleman’s24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyeecolumn Tuesday June 14, 2016By Bill Tieleman "One simple conclusion: a massive amount of money from ...
Serious About BC and Metro Vancouver Housing Costs? Ban Foreign Nationals from Home Sales for 6 Months: Bob Rennie painting in downtown Vancouver - Bill Tieleman photo Drastic action needed to buy time to implement tax changes, rules to slow runaway home prices. Bill Tieleman’s24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyeecolumn Tuesday June 14, 2016By Bill Tieleman "A foreign ownership tax of 10 per cent o...
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Guest Post by Brent Toderian on Bike Helmet Law: Courtesy of Tweedeck Filed under: bicycles Tagged: bike helmet law
More news from the Arbutus Greenway: The track at the level crossings is steadily being removed from the section between 16th and 33rd. Redundant street sign warning of the approach to the now removed railway: the stops signs remain in place at all the crossings north of Nanton Avenue where there are no traffic signals. Track remo...
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Day 1 of UBCM 2016: Today, the first day of the 2016 Convention of the Union of BC Muncipalities which is been held in Victoria and on the traditional territory of the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations begins with the holding of a number of clinics.  I will be attending an all day clinic called Agriculture Study ...
Cariboo Local Gov'ts off to UBCM 2016: Elected officials from the Districts of 100 Mile House/Wells, Cities of Quesnel/Williams Lake and the Cariboo Regional District will be attending the annual Convention of the Union of BC Muncipalities being held from September 26-30 in the City of VictoriaThe pocket schedule of all events at this...
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Justin Trudeau needs to put down his shovel: It is common sense that if you find yourself in a hole, the first step is to stop digging It is also common sense that in a world destabilized by extreme weather, rising sea levels and flows of climate refugees, allowing major new fossil fuel infrastructure to be built is a very bad idea. For tho...
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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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Timeliness in Pitching. Try Harder, Marketing Folks: As an Editor with BetaKit, I get email pitches all the time from marketing and PR people from startups and tech titans. Well over half the time, I have to reject the pitch because it’s just not newsworthy. I hate rejecting folks — but at the same time, I only have limited bandwidth to cover every...

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