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Ex-Tory Senator Segal: Why I Fought Anti-Labour Bill C-377 (in Opinion): Law threatens worker rights 'basic to a free market economy.'  Related Stories Canada as 'Denier and Outlier': Joe Clark on Harper's Foreign Policy (in Opinion) The Worst-Case Scenario for a Mulcair Government (in Opinion) Nasty, Outrageous Politics Starts with Us (in Opinion)
One Fine Dropped, One Upheld for BC Lobbyist (in News): Regulator agrees with finding that Brad Zubyk's infractions 'not merely technical.'  Related Stories BC Local Election Spending 'Obscene', Says Watchdog (in News) BC Gov't Could've Published Withheld Reports, Privacy Office Finds (in News) In Emails to Clark, Liberal Supporters Vented Yoga Brid...
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Stop reading this blog and go outside.: These last beautiful days of August  bring shorter days, but the angle of the sun in late afternoon paints everything it touches gold. The sunsets seem more intense.. or maybe we just appreciate them more knowing soon September will whisk … Continue reading →
BC Hydro says halting Site C would cost taxpayers $500 million? Not building it at all will save us over $8 billion dollars.: Sometimes, one woman can only take so much. And when I saw yet another headline last night blaring:  “BC Hydro says halting Site C would cost $500 million” I really and truly, had enough. “A stop-work order for the Site … Continue reading →
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#BCStorm: People report on social media: B.C. residents took to social media to share stories and get help during the storm.read more
Split opens between Wet'suwet'en and Unist'ot'en on pipelines: Some Wet'suwet'en chiefs are in favour of pipelines to lift their people out of poverty. read more
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Bring Back New Westminster's “Vicious Dog” Pit Bull Law After Terrible Recent Attacks: Muzzled and leashed pit bull New Westminster City has 'no plans' to reinstate vicious dog bylaw despite pit bull inflicting serious injuries to woman and man in their homeBill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday August 4, 2015By Bill Tieleman"These breeds [pit bulls] shoul...
Top Conservative Leader in the World? Stephen Harper Is More Like Failed Republican Prime Minister : Prime Minster Stephen Harper with former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney With Senate moratorium and more, Prime Minister abandons Conservative Party principles again.Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday July 28, 2015By Bill Tieleman"If Stephen Harper were a Republican in th...
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Trudeau Answers Questions - Stephen's latest cartoon:
Political cartoon about door to door canvassing: Stephen has done another political cartoon for the election.   Yesterday he was the only home when the NDP came to door asked this question. 
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Adrienne Carr’s Letter to the NEB: This letter showed up in my email inbox this morning. I do not know what other media this may have been sent to. I hope it is circulated widely – it certainly deserves to be. Many people have decided to walk away from this process in disgust since it is so obviously biased. Adrienne gives her rea...
More dross about the viaducts: I am quite sure that none of what I right on this blog is of any surprise to my regular readers. The purpose of this post is simply to host an important piece of research which clearly has had no impact whatever in this part of the world. Oddly enough I am now able to offer you the complete pdf v...
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Beautiful British Columbia: We're travelling again this week, back to Vancouver Island and Alert Bay on Cormorant Island with a few more grandchildren. We took a trip on a sailing ship...with Seasmoke Whale Watching. A great day for viewing Humpback whales and other ocean creatures. I'll be back to writing here next week.
Restraint not designed for les grand fromages: In Thursday's CFAX session, I talked with Ian Jessop about British Columbia's pension fund management agency. bcIMC has had attention here before and the graphs below represent information from the recently released 2015 Annual Report. I will have additional commentary later but these graphs demo...
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Beyond speed: Who is talking about access to e-government this election?: The problem of equitable access to high speed Internet in Canada entered the election campaign on Wednesday, August 26, when Stephen Harper promised that a re-elected Conservative government would spend an additional $200 million to promote high speed access in rural and remote communities. Altho...
Beyond speed: Who is talking access to e-government this election?: The problem of equitable access to high speed Internet in Canada entered the election campaign on Wednesday, August 26, when Stephen Harper promised that a re-elected Conservative government would spend an additional $200 million to promote high speed access in rural and remote communities. Altho...
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The Ballad of Rich and Bill: Dear panel, Ms. Young and NEB staff, I have decided to offer my comments on Kinder Morgan’s proposal in the form of a rhyming ballad. Neither the proponent nor the federal government appear to be taking this review process seriously, so I figure neither should we. With apologies to Robert Service...
The fox guarding the henhouse : Even recent history has a tendency to repeat itself. One year ago, in the depths of August, top bureaucrats at Port Metro Vancouver approved a permit for a new export terminal at Fraser Surrey Docks to ship thermal coal from the U.S. But Fraser Surrey Docks has gone back to the port authority for...
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Steve's Meeting Calendar/Expenses for August 2015: During the month of August 2015 - I attended the following events/meetings:Aug 4th - Special Central Cariboo/City of WL Joint CommitteeAug 20th - Meeting with new Agriculture Land Commission Chair Frank Leonard & CRD Board Finance/Audit CommitteeAugust 21st - CCRHD/CRD Board MeetingsAugust 24...
Claymine Low Mobility Trail Officially Open: Courtesy of the Cariboo Regional District:Bouchie Lake is the most recent community in the Cariboo Chilcotin to unveil a new accessible trail. The Claymine Low Mobility Trail was built in partnership between the Cariboo Regional District (CRD), the Bouchie Lake Recreation Commission, Northern Dev...
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Yet another TransLink departure:   The man in charge of safety and security on SkyTrain and West Coast Express is gone.  A source told me that George Bell was spotted outside Burnaby-based B.C. Rapid Transit Co., TransLink’s rail division, on the morning of Aug. 24, waiting for a taxi, with his suitcase. No memo was immediately ...
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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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COMMUNITY SAFETY...IS WHERE EXACTLY?: 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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Still Doing Stuff: Tumbleweeds blow past dusty shuttered storefronts in the ghost down that was my digital life on this blog. It’s not that I’m not doing stuff — but like 98 percent of my blogging cohort from 5 years ago, life gets in the way of recording one’s life on this diary open to the world. Time to clean up...

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