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Will BC Get The Bold Budget We Badly Need? (in Opinion): Smart tax increases could allow overdue investment and a stronger future.  Related Stories Christy Clark Isn’t Being Honest about the Housing Crisis (in Opinion) Clark’s Failure on Housing Affordability Big Problem for BC Liberals (in Opinion) Please Advise! Is This BC Liberal Budget Trying to Ro...
NDP Rallies Around Singh At First Convention (in News): New leader signals focus on inequality in speech to delegates.  Related Stories May again Lectures Singh, This Time for Not ‘Rushing’ for a Seat (in News) What Singh Can Learn From Layton (in News) Mulcair Looks to Christmas Retirement (in News)
Ontario — Here’s What You Can Learn From BC’s Last Election (in Opinion): OK, we don’t have the Conservative gong show. But the two races have a lot of big issues in common.  Related Stories A One-Step Plan to Boost BC Government Accountability (in Opinion) Five Reasons the Aecon Buyout Is Bad for Canada (in Opinion) Another Dam Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Muskrat Ma...
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Patullo Bridge Replacement: Province of BC picture on flickr Premier Horgan announced today that the province is going to take over the replacement of the Pattullo Bridge. I must admit that I was somewhat surprised, but on reflection I think Horgan’s announcement of the removal of tolls on the Port Mann and Golden Ears bri...
Fair Vote Webinar Invitation: I have a conflict on this day but I hope some readers in BC will be interested – and pass this along if you know someone in PEI Sunday March 4, 7 PM EST (4 PM PST) International Guests: How Proportional Representation Works for Voters in the Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania and the Netherla...
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The fix was in: In a November 2017 post at his blog, York University Professor Mark Winfield, notes the failures of politicians when tasked with making energy decisions: The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has just announced a public inquiry into how the economically disastrous Muskrat Falls hydro-elect...
Fossil fuel pollution we forget: After Canada’s federal government and its energy regulator chose to examine broader environmental effects of Trans Mountain’s Energy East pipelines, including upstream and downstream emissions, the American owned company abandoned the project. According to Alberta politicians and their fossil fue...
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The Fraser Institute is warning that BC must stop social investment before it even starts: In a “bulletin” released yesterday, the Fraser Institute points out that public investment in BC has been extremely low since 2001, with real per capita program spending growth of only 0.9% annually—the lowest in the country. On this much, we agree. But the Fraser Institute’s odd conclusion is th...
T’Sou-ke First Nation: Building a network of clean energy systems: A First Nation cannot survive without a healthy environment. If we take care of the environment, the environment will take care of us. Offsetting fossil fuels or the destruction of [the] planet in any way is something that all First Nations can grasp because we have a deep connection to the land,...
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Supporter survey – the results are in!: Here’s what thousands of British Columbians had to say. In January 2018, Dogwood sent an e-mail to our folks asking for thoughts, concerns and insights around the future of B.C. and Canada when it comes to our environment and democracy. 3,608 people responded. Here’s what they told us…   1. Clima...
Podcast for January 2018: Oil tanker spill hits close to home: Why nobody is talking about the oil spill off the coast of China – or connecting the dots to tanker traffic on the West Coast In this first Dogwood podcast episode of 2018, your host Sophie Harrison tackles the biggest but least covered stories of the month: the largest oil tanker spill in a quar...
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Another Wells Council resignation : After Robin Sharpe resigned his position as Mayor of the District of Wells last Friday - a community about 1 hour east of Quesnel. Lorraine Kozar has now elected to resign her seat as a District of Wells Councillor, effective today (Monday, February 19th)Read her resignation letter hereDue to the...
Mayor of Wells resigns!: In what could only be described as a stunning move - Robin Sharpe handed in his resignation from the office of Mayor - District of Wells (District) this past Friday at 5pmRead the resignation letter which has publicly posted on the District's website here while the community of Wells this past we...
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“He who does not hold Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree ~ Roy L. Smith: It is snowing here in our part of the island and the soft white flakes have made for a magical Christmas eve… The glow of Christmas lights through the snow is breathtaking. The way it muffles what little noise there is even more so. It’s as if someone softly draped a white blanket over the town, ...
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Women premiers in Canada by time in office and relative political power: I have looked at this a number of times.   A few weeks back we passed nine straight years of at least one woman being a premier in Canada.   This is the list by time of the women that have lead governments in Canada Christy Clark      BC      2319 days Liberal Eva Aariak         Nunavut 1827 day...
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A rising tide that swamps all boats: VIFF screens "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's pilgrimage on the long refugee road to nowhereread more
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BC government consultation stacks the deck for proportional representation electoral system: BC government electoral system referendum website consultation logo Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver column Tuesday November 21, 2017 By Bill Tieleman “When you're playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder.”  -       Pat Riley, ex-National Basketball Association head coach Heads or...
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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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