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A String of FIFA Arrests on Eve of Canada's World Cup Moment (in News): Canadian Soccer Association 'extremely disappointed.'  Related Stories Add New Field to BC Place's Ballooning Costs (in News) Women Coaching Soccer: 'If Not You, then Who?' (in News) FIFA Women's Turf War Heats Up (in News)
Wrongfully Fired Ministry Workers Kept on Security File for Months (in News): Failure to remove cleared employees an 'administrative oversight,' minister says.  Related Stories 'No Records' of Requested Health Ministry Review (in News) BC Gov't Hiding 'Embarrassing' Reports, FOI Advocate Says (in News) Health Ministry Firings Review an 'Accountability Gong Show,' Says ND...
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Ottawa, this is BC calling… Come in Ottawa.. this is BC calling – we actually need the Coast Guard here. Do you copy? …….: http://globalnews.ca/news/2011052/second-major-coast-guard-communications-outage-in-three-days/ “For the second time in three days, the communication system for the Coast Guard in Canada’s busiest waterway had an extended malfunction. “There was a loaded tug and barge with 86,000 barrels of diese...
This weeks new column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Mayors can’t afford to ignore housing: Recently, I  shared with you the news of my move from the Duel and why I made that decision-I’m thrilled at the overwhelming support from all of you in this new venture. Today, I’m happy to bring you my first … Continue reading →
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Tsleil-Waututh First Nation rejects Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion: In an old legend from the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, a two-headed serpent brings hunger and disease to the Burrard Inlet, killing off the salmon. In order to survive, the people had to confront the...read more
Kinder Morgan Burnaby Mountain fight goes to B.C. legislature: A Burnaby pipeline critic and retiree  was hit with a lawsuit by Kinder Morgan last fall. He's renewing his battle —this time in the B.C. legislature, with the NDP introducing a so-called "anti-...
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Wayne Easter explains why the Liberals like bill C51: This is an email a friend got this week.  I explains why the Liberals think the new powers in C51 are a good idea for Canada____________________________________________________________________From: "wayne easter" <wayne.easter@parl.gc.ca>To:  Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:11:18 AMSubject:...
Federal Political Public Opinion on Vancouver Island May 5th - 8th: The survey was was conducted between May 5th and 8th using Google Surveys to sample public opinion.  Here are the results: I need a better tool for making graphs, please suggest one for me to use Party  Vancouver South of North of       Island    Malahat  MalahatNDP     33.3%     33.8%    32.6%G...
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Bad Optics for BC NDP $2,000 Candidate Entry Fee in Vancouver Mount Pleasant: Vancouver Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan launching her federal NDP nomination campaign - Bill Tieleman photo Party brass unanimously approved charge to run in one of province's poorest ridings.Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday May 5, 2015 By Bill Tieleman “The New Democ...
Memo to Conservative Health Minister Rona Ambrose: Vancouver Pot Shops Need Sensible Regulation, Not Reefer Madness: Don Briere, owner of Weeds Glass and Gifts stores in Vancouver - Stefania Seccia photo - 24 Hours Vancouver  Federal government lacks common sense on medical marijuana. Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday April 28, 2015By Bill Tieleman"Once you legalize something, you n...
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TransLink pushes out senior transportation planning veterans Tamim Raad and Brian Mills: The headline comes from the Georgia Straight but I got there from Frances Bula’s blog. The remarkable thing of course is the Translink sheds staff all the time, but usually it is only changes at the top that become news stories. And, what pushes me to write about it, is that the commenters all fe...
Equity, Opportunity and Good Health: A free public lecture from SFU Continuing Studies and The City Program How Transportation Affects the Essential Qualities of Life In Metro Vancouver Thursday, 30 April 2015 7:30 PM at SFU Segal School of Business Transportation connects us to our community, our place of work and our friends and ...
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Malfeasance depends on wilfull blindness of many: Following arrests of top soccer officials, The Guardian called Wednesday the "ugliest day in the history of the beautiful game." However, at this stage, the criminal charges involve only the Americas, a small segment of FIFA's football world:"U.S. authorities said nine officials and five sports m...
Farrell and Jessop on CFAX1070: The audio file below is a recording of my time with Ian Jessop May 26. We talk about credit rating agencies, provincial debt, contractual obligations, resource taxation and transit funding but we don't deliver BC Liberal talking points like many others in media. Your browser does not support this...
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A Clear Look at BC LNG: Today we released a major new report, A Clear Look at BC LNG: Energy Security, Environmental Implications and Economic Potential, by geoscientist David Hughes. The report considers the ambition of the LNG enterprise as envisioned by the BC government, and delivers the first assessment of the cum...
Economic Development and the Environment: The biggest challenge facing the new NDP government in Alberta, and an NDP government in British Columbia should one be elected in 2017, is finding the right balance between economic development and environmental objectives. There are some who suggest that there is no conflict — there can be jobs...
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Economist Robyn Allan withdraws from Kinder Morgan review: Robyn Allan has withdrawn as an intervenor in the federal government’s review of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and oil tanker expansion project, detailing her reasons for quitting in a scathing letter to the National Energy Board. Allan is former President and CEO of the Insurance Corpo...
The Harper Conservatives have left the building in the Comox Valley: It’s a good thing many retirees like to volunteer their skills and that Vancouver Island is home to an exceptional set of them with abundant knowledge. They knew this was a great place to retire whether they'd lived here all their lives or not. What they didn't realize was the abundance of busy...
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Billionaire not the only man pondered for gig as #TransLinkTax celebrity endorser: Jim Pattison wasn’t the only celebrity endorser considered by the TransLink Mayors’ Council. Pattison British Columbia’s richest tycoon was controversially announced March 5 as the head of a proposed external accountability committee, should the Yes campaign convince Metro Vancouverites in the ...
#FareGate latest: CEO Allen no miracle worker with Compass: Doug Allen The Compass Card comedy and chaos continues. Documents that I obtained indicate the non-binding Metro Vancouver plebiscite on the 0.5% TransLink expansion tax will end May 29 without any certainty whatsoever about when the general public will finally get to use the much-ballyhooed sm...
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New NC Rural Recreation Group: Yesterday - a new Facebook page was established in the North Cariboo in which the page is dedicated to the following:The North Cariboo Rural Recreation Group intends to move recreation in the Bouchie Lake, Parkland, and Barlow Creek areas forward to increase community involvement and improve recr...
Day 2 of "Keeping It Rural" Conference: After the 2nd day of the "Keeping It Rural" conference put on by the Southern Interior Beetle Action Coalition in Salmon Arm, delegates discussed the following topics:* Rural Lands - Rural Economic Development* Keynote Address - The Battle River Railway Story* Providing an Effective Rural Voice* ...
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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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Residential Tenancy Act: Who's Minding the Store?: 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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Why I’m Voting No in the Transit Referendum: On the rare occasion when I am asked by any level of government as to whether I would like to pay more tax, I say ‘no’. Thanks for giving us the choice, folks. That’s not the only reason I’m voting ‘no’ in the upcoming transportation referendum in Vancouver, though. I also happen to think that sm...

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