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Canadians Fire Back after Chinese Diplomat Sounds Off on Canada's Visa Rules (in News): Turns out, Beijing's rules for our workers are far tougher.  Related StoriesChina Deal Trumps Province, First Nations on Energy Projects: Treaty Expert (in News)
Is This the Best Use of Our Police Resources? (in Opinion): It's unclear what enforcing the Burnaby Mountain injunction costs, but we found clues.  Related Stories 'Dear Cyberstalker' (An Arrested Kinder Morgan Protester Writes) (in Opinion) New Leadership Needed for BC's NDP: Byers (in Opinion)
Uber's Got a Privacy Problem (in Mediacheck): Car service reportedly coined the term 'God View' for its ability to follow users.
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Vancouver Progressives: Divided, They Fell Short - Thanks To Vote-Splitting: Vision Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson election night on stage - Bill Tieleman photo Centre-left risked disaster, lost school and park boards with vote-splittingBill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The TyeecolumnTuesday November 18, 2014By Bill Tieleman"Where there is unity, there is always vi...
Special endorsement of Vancouver Councillor Geoff Meggs: Bill Tieleman with Vancouver Councillor Geoff Meggs, Erin Coward I have endorsed all of the Vision Vancouver candidates - from Mayor Gregor Robertson to the City Council councillors and School Board Chair Patti Bacchus and the Vision candidates and Park Board candidates.  I am confident they wi...
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VIDEO: Sun TV smears Preston Manning for believing in climate change: This won't end well. Sun TV fired first in what could be the beginning of a nasty civil war within Canada's conservative movement. Preston Manning, founding father of the modern conservative movement...read more
Novelist and daughter express passion for environmental justice in Kinder Morgan arrest on Burnaby Mountain : Vancouver-based writer Shaena Lambert -- author of Globe and Mail best book of the year pick Oh My Darling -- and her daughter Lucy embraced as they crossed the police line on...read more
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Current Stage of LNG Projects in BC: The timelines for LNG in BC have been slipping and the government is going out of their way to try and show a huge interest in BC by listing every flight of fancy project out there.   Somehow by giving equal weight to serious projects and total pie in the sky projects the government thinks the pu...
What the Canadian Military's Next Mission Should Be: Canada does not have the armed forces needed to make a difference in the Middle East.   It is too late to intervene in Ukraine.   But there is something our military could do.Canada could open bases in Lativia, Lithuania and Estonia.    All three of these countries are small democracies neighbour...
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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Kinder Morgan Protesters need to continue to pressure government: I’m just waiting for some further information on my promised story, so while that government department figures out what they are going to say, this is todays column! This week’s topic: Are people protesting Kinder Morgan likely to make a difference? As I sat watching the coverage last week of Si...
Why the culture of cronyism and patronage hurts all of us: I’ve been working on some very intriguing followups to two stories from earlier this year, the kind that will have you shaking your head in disgust… but neither will surprise  those of you who have followed the way things work in this province. The first will come likely Friday, Monday at the lat...
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Election Impact on Transportation: I got a call this morning from Global BC, inviting my opinions for their live cable news show which only goes to Shaw customers. So if you have some other way of getting tv, this will help fill the gap. Gordon Price was in the same coat closet sized “studio” ready to follow me, for another show ...
“Greens support a referendum on how we fund transit”: The title is a tweet by @Vangreens. I am a member of the Vancouver Green Party and I have supported their current campaign – although as I did not pay $100 or more, that does not show up in their public declaration. This blog post is my response to the tweet, simply because there isn’t a way to s...
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Corporate interests rank above citizens' interests:
LNG export policy will damage BC businesses and consumers: A large employer organization in Australia wants government to subsidize businesses crippled by large price increases for natural gas. Ai Group says governments have to moderate the consequences of decisions to approve export facilities that connect Australia to global gas markets. When LNG plan...
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It’s time to seriously tackle child poverty: One in five BC children lives in poverty. This is the sobering finding of the 2014 BC Child Poverty Report Card released on November 24th, the 25th anniversary of a unanimous all-party resolution in Canada’s House of Commons to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. Child poverty is not ju...
How to create good jobs in BC: Five years have passed after the end of the Great Recession but both BC and Canada as a whole are very far away from a meaningful recovery in the labour market. Headline unemployment rates are not terrible (6.1% in BC and 6.8% in Canada) but fewer people are looking for work and part-time positio...
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Voter turnout climbs across Salish Sea municipalities: candidates elected on promises to oppose crude oil, thermal coal exports: Media ReleaseFor immediate release 15/11/2014 Contact: Lyndsey Easton (250) 370-9930 x. 29 Municipal candidates vowing to oppose Kinder Morgan’s oil sands pipeline project will form a majority on council in Vancouver, Burnaby, Victoria and Esquimalt, all places where Dogwood Initiative teams wor...
Sorry if that e-mail I sent was creepy: I’m writing to apologise if you’re one of the Dogwood supporters who felt creeped out by an e-mail I sent on Wednesday. It’s the one that showed up in your inbox like this: {FIRST NAME}, our records show you haven’t voted in {MUNICIPALITY} If you opened the e-mail, the first line went like this: ...
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Out go lame ducks, in comes another city spinner: Another day, another hire for the City of Vancouver’s communications department. The following was sent to staff of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation on Nov. 24, the same day as the outgoing board met for the last time. Welcome Michelle Pentz Glave to the Communications Office From: Ma...
Political proclaiming one day, police convention the next: British Columbia Health Minister Terry Lake and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson appeared before the media on Nov. 20, 2013 to announce millions of dollars of emergency funding to combat severe addiction and mental illness. One advocate said the planned 120-day rollout didn’t go far enough. Nov....
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End of a Era...: At last night's final Williams Lake City Council meeting for the 2011-2014 Term - Mayor Kerry Cook along with City Councillors Ivan Bonnell, Geoff Bourdon, Danica Hughes, Surinderpal Rathor, Laurie Walters and Sue Zacharias gave term end reports. Both incoming Williams Lake City Councillors Scott...
WL Council Highlights - Nov 25th mtg: Present: Mayor Cook and Councillors Bonnell, Bourdon (via phone), Hughes, Rathor, and WaltersStaff:Darrell Garceau - City ManagerRena Schill - Corporate Services/Records Mgmt CoordinatorNigel Whitehead - Planning TechChris Hutton - PlannerTom Chung - IT MgrGeoff Paynton - Director of Community Se...
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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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Youth file misleading advertising complaint against VCH: From this morning’s press conference. ——— Vancouver – Three young patient advocates fighting to keep the Pine Free Youth Clinic open have retained a lawyer to file a complaint about a poster distributed by Vancouver Coastal Health. They say the poster is misleading, compromising their ability to ...
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Westside-Kelowna By-Election Maps: As everybody that has any interest in British Columbia politics is aware, Premier Christy Clark is running in Westside-Kelowna in a by-election. The only question is how much of a margin she is going to win by and what the turnout is going to be, but suffice to say the BC Liberals will be sparin...
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What went right and what went wrong at Public Eye?: That's the question the Canadian Centre for Investigative Journalism 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 ...
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Exclusive: Russia buys Vancouver landmark in hostile takeover : Russian clowns outside Science World in 2010 (Sochi 2014) The Russians are coming (back), the Russians are coming (back). Four years after Science World was temporarily transformed into Sochi World during the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Russian Federation government is set to buy the Vancouve...
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MAY I TAKE MY OWN LIFE, PLEASE?: 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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Living Life in the Present: I just got back from a trip in British Columbia’s wine country, followed up by a party-every-day experience in New Orleans — not that you’d know any of that by following me here or on social media. More than ever, I’m just living life in the present — meaning the best I can give right now is an a...

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