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The Lady of the Lake (in Culture): Dad showed up towing a used trailer and promised us a clean getaway up the Yellowhead.  Related Stories Losing the Mirror (in Culture) A Man and His River (in Culture)
Charlottesville: Why White Educators Need to Fight Racism Every Day (in Opinion): Teachers have special role in fight against racism and white supremacy.  Related StoriesWhy University Rankings Cause Too Much Anxiety (in Opinion)
Singh Takes On MPs in Bid For NDP Leadership (in News): Ontario MPP says social justice focus, organizing strength will overcome campaign challenges.  Related Stories NDP Leadership Candidates Grapple with Strategic Voting (in News) Time for an Outsider to End ‘Politics Incorporated,’ Says NDP Leadership Hopeful Pat Stogran (in News) With Narrowed NDP...
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Your numerology cycles August 16–31: Calculate Your Key Number To find out what this month has in store for you, calculate your key number by adding the day and month of your birth. Continue adding until you arrive at a...read more
Family dysfunction in The Glass Castle and contrasting aboriginal lives in Wind River and Rumble: Also a rare peek inside a Hasidic enclave, anguish over infidelity in New York and mild scares from a haunted dollread more
Johann Sebastian in Bardo: EMV's BachFest places the Master in musical contextread more
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Removal of Railway Crossing Signals: Arbutus at 12th: I know that recently I read somewhere about the hopes of preserving the railway heritage of the Arbutus Greenway. It had a lyrical bit about nostalgia for the trains and an old guy painting one of the remaining signals. Of course, I can’t find that now. I am quite pleased to see that the signals...
Photo Challenge: Ooh, Shiny!: via Photo Challenge: Ooh, Shiny! Pingbacks have been causing issues recently – and one reason might be that the way the URL appears in the “post about shiny” button is different to the one in the address bar. As is the one in the instructions at the bottom of challenge Ooh, Shiny! So the challen...
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Similarities: Muskrat Falls was always a done deal, and a bad one, Pam Frampton, Saint John’s Telegram: One week the project was all about clean energy, the next it was job creation, then it was all about being an affordable energy source, then it was a means of foiling Quebec, then it was a lure for mining c...
Rising prices have only just begun: During the seventies and eighties, inflation was substantial in Canada. However, BC Hydro was not a major contributor to the rising cost of living. In the 20 years to 2006, BC Hydro’s charge per kilowatt-hour to residential consumers increased at 1/3 the rate of inflation. However, when Gordon Ca...
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The enormous cost of public-private partnerships: Three recent BC public private partnership (P3) hospitals developed in co-operation with the province’s Partnerships BC (PBC) will cost the public $260 million more than traditionally delivered projects, according to figures released in July in response to a Freedom of Information request.1 The t...
Australia’s LNG Catastrophe: Why Petronas’ LNG Cancellation is a Blessing for BC: British Columbians should not be lamenting Petronas’ decision to pull its Pacific Northwest Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) proposal. Instead, they should be celebrating the demise of a project built on bad economics, climate change denial and wishful thinking. A few pundits have told the Petronas st...
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#StandUpForBC: On August 1, Prime Minister Trudeau spoke to Global News about the Kinder Morgan pipeline, saying: “I think British Columbia’s responsibility is to stand up for the interest of British Columbia.” So we did. This past long weekend, on B.C. Day, British Columbians took to social media, telling th...
BC Needs a Big Money Corruption Inquiry, Fast: Did major donors to BC Liberals reap favours harming the public interest? Time to find out. Originally printed in The Tyee. Christy Clark rounded out her final days in office with a parting gift — not to British Columbians but to a loyal BC Liberal donor, Taseko Mines. The company donated more th...
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Cariboo-Chilcotin Fire Update -- Aug 17th am : Good morning:Since yesterday - the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) issued 2 Evacuation Alerts.  For the current list of CRD Evacuation Alerts/Orders, click hereThe Districts' of Wells/100 Mile House and the Cities of Quesnel/Williams Lake currently do not have their Emergency Operations Centre ac...
Cariboo-Chilcotin Fire Update -- Aug 16th am : Good morning:Since yesterday - the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) issued 2 Evacuation Alerts.  For the current list of CRD Evacuation Alerts/Orders, click hereThe City of Williams Lake rescinded its' Evacuation Alert last night at 6pm - read more hereThe Districts' of Wells/100 Mile House and th...
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Site C contractor consents to receivership, raising more questions on project contract & bids: It was over a year ago that I first reported on the difficulties facing Site C contractor, Petrowest… and the oddity of the company being qualified to even be awarded a contractor. https://lailayuile.com/2016/03/02/site-c-consortium-member-petrowest-has-waiver-extended-by-lenders-until-march-31-2...
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Where things go now in BC: We are in a unique situation in Canadian political history.   There are only a couple of examples I know of where the government was reduced to a large minority or a bare majority. Ontario 1985 - the PCs won 52 seats, the Liberals 48 and NDP 25.   The Liberals and NDP cut a deal and replaced the ...
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Green Party Votes Could Elect Christy Clark – You Only Get One Shot – Do Not Blow This Opportunity!: Don't vote for this guy .....and get Christy Clark instead! BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark "You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime"  - Eminem - Lose Yourself By Bill Tieleman Let’s cut to the chas...
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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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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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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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