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Four Highlights from Tyee's Evening with Andrew Nikiforuk (in Tyee News): Missed our Vancouver event 'Standing Up to Fracking'? Check out the full video and more.  Related Stories Come Listen to the Man Fracking Powers Tried to Silence (in Tyee News) Fracking Regulation on Trial in Andrew Nikiforuk's 'Slick Water' (in Tyee News) Join The Tyee for an Evening with Harr...
Watchdog 'Aware of' Duffy Testimony Related to Election Fraud Cold Case (in News): Commissioner's office may have reopened probe after senator alleges that Tories robocalled in 2008.  Related Stories Canada Should 'Get Tough' on Political Crimes, Say Watchdogs (in News) Tories Robocalled to Help Gary Lunn Win in 2008, Duffy Testifies (in News) At St. Margaret's School, a Soli...
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Muskrat Falls fiasco provides example for British Columbians of potential future of Site C & why Premier Clark must send project to BC Utilities Commission independent review.: It always freaks people out when I say I’m fiscally conservative. The term evokes images of Harper for most Canadians and the terms slice and dice comes to mind with references to budgets. But the truth is when I say it I don’t mean conservative as in the party, I mean I think it’s important […]
Just because it touched me deeply.: A moment caught by a Surrey resident on sky train recently is making its way around Facebook. The humanity & courage of the moment,is incredibly touching. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156505975005615&set=a.10153355098260615.1073741827.820500614&type=3&theater Filed un...
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Some B.C. real estate agents insider trading and helping to money launder: NDP: VANCOUVER — Allegations of fraudulent practices and insider trading by some Metro Vancouver real estate agents have prompted the provincial New Democrats to call on the British Columbia government to...read more
Professors blast UBC's "failures of governance": Three UBC professors call for their university's management to shape up in wake of repeated scandals.read more
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Ian Jessop show, CFAX1070, Feb 8, 2:30 pm: The audio file below is a recording of my time on CFAX 1070 with Ian Jessop February 08. We talk of debt, jobs and deceitful government. Your browser does not support this audio
Too much cynicism?: Rafe Mair distributes commentary through Rafe Mair Online, The Common Sense Canadian, The Tyee and other places. One of those is an email distribution list.I appreciate almost anything Rafe creates because it is always worth time to read and consider. Here's an example from today's inbox:So, the...
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Site C’s biggest beneficiary? Natural gas companies, not us: This post originally appeared on DeSmog Canada. On January 20, BC Hydro issued a press release singing the praises of a new hydro transmission line not far from where preliminary work has begun to build the $9-billion Site C dam. The release, headlined “New transmission line to power development ...
How Canada’s WTO “victory” on food labelling undermines BC’s local food efforts: In December Canada once again made international headlines by defeating the Americans at the World Trade Organization, and, paradoxically, made it harder to promote and protect British Columbia’s agrifood sector.  After a seven-year dispute, the United States was forced to repeal legislation requ...
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Five Vicious Attacks in Five Days: Ban Dangerous Dogs - Especially Pit Bull - in BC Now!: Pit bulls account for most fatal attacks on humans What will it take for politicians to find the courage to act?Bill Tieleman's 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee column Tuesday January 5, 2016By Bill Tieleman "It was worse than a horror movie. It was like something out of a nightmare. There was blo...
Criminal Charges Against Former BC Liberals Executive Director Laura Miller a Big Blow to Christy Clark, Party: Now ex-BC Liberal Executive Director Laura Miller  Laura Miller resigns, party again rocked by issue of deleted emails. Bill Tieleman's 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday December 22, 2015By Bill Tieleman "Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching." - C.S. Lew...
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The Case for Replacing the Massey Tunnel: You will understand that I approach this with a background in trying to integrate transportation and regional planning. It is what I have been doing for the last 50 years, one way and another. Experience has shown us that simply building freeways as a way of dealing with traffic congestion is in...
The “Forces of No” are Market Forces: Christy Clark is worried about the opposition her increasingly inappropriate policy direction has created “There are people who just say no to everything, and heaven knows there are plenty of those in British Columbia,” said Clark. Well, she has been pretty good at saying no herself: no to doing ...
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Is the TPP "Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo"?: When my daughter was a toddler I used to read her Dr. Seuss books at bedtime. I don’t know which of us enjoyed this ritual more, her or me, but one of my favourites was Seuss’ famous anti-war satire, the Butter Battle Book. Although ostensibly an arms race parable, it also probes nationalism and ...
A New Hope On Oil, LNG Reviews. What About For Coal?: Climate test, revised process should apply to thermal coal export proposals, too Many in our community are celebrating this week after Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna announced supplementary steps for resource projects currently un...
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2015 Population Stats - Cariboo-Chilcotin area: Recently - BC Stats, the Central Statistics Agency for British Columbia, recently released Population Stats for 2015 (latest year available) for all regions in the ProvinceFor the Cariboo-Chilcotin area - the regional population was 62,263 in 2015 vs 62,882 in 2014 or a drop of 1%.  For the Regio...
Government takes action to keep mine workers on the job: Courtesy of the BC Government:Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett today announced action to help keep thousands of B.C.’s metal and coal mines workers on the job by allowing mining companies to temporarily defer a portion of their hydro bills – supporting families and communities during ...
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2016 BC by-elections compared to the 2012 BC by-elections: On April 19th 2012 BC had two by-elections, Port Moody-Coquitlam and Chilliwack-Hope.  Both were held by the BC Liberals and in both cases the NDP won the seats.   The Greens did not run any candidates in the races but the BC Conservatives did and put a lot of effort into winning the Chilliwack-H...
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Red-faced after white-roofed wonder blew it: Do pardon B.C. Place Stadium for the French flag faux pas on Nov. 14. Instead of showing bleu, blanc et rouge to remember the 129 innocent victims of the previous day’s vile jihadist terrorist attacks in Paris, the stadium’s lights were lit blue, red and white or red, white and blue, depending on...
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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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The evolution of the blog from good articles to dumb tweets and back again: No, not this blog. Just blogs in general. For a while I was concerned that the Internet was reaching a kind of saturation point, where everyone and his dog had a blog. In the rush to feed that beast, everyone was cramming cliche-ridden articles into their schedules, where a simple tweet would suf...

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