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'The Environment Is the Economy': MP Weston (in Opinion): Conservative says columnist Mair 'denigrates the role of the individual MP.'  Related Stories Mulroney Knocks Harper? Oh This Is Rich! (in Opinion) Dear Rafe Mair: I'm Not Giving Up (in Opinion) What We Should Do with the Senate (in Opinion)
From Mix Tape to iPod to... What Now? (in Culture): Have tech whizzes forgotten people who love to make, and give, playlists?  Related Stories U2 Takes Another Bite from the Apple (in Culture) Feeling Nostalgeek? (in Culture)
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Another funding problem arising from the Teachers' strike: The government has already said they want the money back from the school districts for the first three weeks of the school year but I suspect that will rivaled in impact on finances from another factor, the loss of students to independent schools.   It seems a lot of parents chose to take their k...
The Problems with BC's Local Elections: In BC the way we elected the councilors for our local governments is called plurality at large.   It is in my opinion the worst method for electing representatives that reflect the will of the public because its nature is to dramatically favour one set of people over another.In the system you are...
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Word.: Hong Kong democracy protests. Municipal elections. Kinder Morgan. Enbridge. Fracking. Beluga whales. You know what Google is, so use it. Word. Filed under: BC Liberals, BC NDP, BC Politics, Corruption, crime, Enbridge, Federal politics, forestry, Independent power projects, Laila Yuile, P3 projec...
Small numbers have big impact when it comes to Surrey: Make your voice count where it matters most: I tweeted out some stark reminders of Surrey’s last election today: Population of Surrey: approx. 472,000, estimated to grow by about a 1000 every month Number of registered voters : 279,051 as per the last election in 2011 Number of ballots cast: 70,253 Number of years all residents had to live ...
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BC Teachers' Federation Make Gains, Some Mistakes - So Should Teachers Be Satisfied With The Deal?: And that's what happened - eventually - in BCTF strike Teachers might just find they got what they need.Bill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The Tyee columnTuesday September 23, 2014By Bill Tieleman"You can't always get what you want / But if you try sometime / you just might find / You get wha...
With Two BC Liberal Insiders Charged, Will 'Quick Wins' / Ethnic Outreach Scandal Take off?: Brian Bonney Ethnic outreach scandal sprouts wings as  Brian Bonney and Mark Robertson accused, but investigation is far from overBill Tieleman’s 24 Hours Vancouver / The TyeecolumnTuesday September 16, 2014By Bill Tieleman"A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings." - Thomas Fuller, English hi...
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Uber seeks to return to Vancouver: I’m sorry that this story comes from a paywalled site. The Globe and Mail reports that Uber has had a meeting with Councillor Geoff Meggs who “said there will be a motion to council this week to freeze the status quo for six months while staff study the issues – past the election in November.” He...
Point Grey Road: The Last Word: As far as I am concerned there is no more to be said about the new bike route from the Burrard Bridge to Jericho Beach. This video is stunning. And you have to bear in mind while watching it that this project is the one that Councillor George Affleck has committed to tearing up if the NPA is put...
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Why I want to be Mayor: Vision's Gregor Robertson: "The challenges of Kinder Morgan, transit, and housing affordability require strong leadership at City Hall," says mayoral candidate Gregor Robertson.read more
BC’s LNG race is uneconomic and dangerous: Andrew Nikiforuk: "You need a public inquiry [on LNG]. You need to slow down and rethink this whole thing,” urges investigative journalist Andrew Nikiforukread more
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Reporters as stenographers: Two years ago, the corporate media published headlines about ferry subsidies. This report, which came during fiscal year 2013, was enough to stir the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation into action. They warned that subsidies to business might have to be cut if government wasted more money on citizens...
Profits first, charities second: Not what it seems. I've kept an eye on finances of the CKNW Orphans' Fund. My attention began after the radio station dropped its long time policy - under Griffiths family ownership - of paying overhead costs of the charity. They were entitled to make the change; they weren't entitled to remai...
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How public services strengthen the economy: With teachers and students now going back to school, much of the province seems to be breathing a sigh of relief. But I’m not convinced we’ve made any substantial ground when it comes to understanding the important role education and other public services play towards both social and economic wel...
Feds and provinces push billions in costs down on to towns and cities: It is all too easy to get lost in “today’s issue” when we look at things without realizing they are part of a larger pattern that affects our lives. Desperately needed public transit in the Lower Mainland becomes a political football with competing interests and imposed referendums. In the Capita...
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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...
Battleground Surrey: Almost no police on the streets, McCallum on attack but wrong: For the last few decades crime situation and policing in Surrey are the top issues. Issues on which resolution this community still waits and will probably wait for a significant time in the future. Whoever becomes next Mayor of Surrey this November will have very though battle ahead to reach fin...
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British Columbia mayors filling leadership vacuum in pipeline review process: Written by Kai Nagata - Originally published in the Financial Post, September 25, 2014 With rain lashing the chairlifts and green grass stretching up the mountainside, the visitors packing Whistler’s chalet lounges this week aren’t here for the moguls. It’s the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities...
Big waves made in a small community: To tanker or not to tanker, that is the question… that will be on a Sooke referendum this coming municipal election. In a unanimous decision made by Sooke council earlier this month, the issue of increased tanker traffic will be officially added to the ballot this November, giving voters an oppor...
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WL Council Nominations - Day 2 of 9: After the 2nd day of the 2014 nomination period for the 7 elected Williams Lake City Council positions (1 Mayor and 6 Councillors) - 3 people have now filed their nomination papers with the City as follows:1) Marnie Brenner - Councillor2) Wayne Lucier - Councillor3) Bobbie-Jo MacNair - Councillor...
Quesnel Council Highlights - Sept 29th mtg: Courtesy of the City of Quesnel:Orange Shirt DayCouncil approved $500.00 from Council Projects for the St. Joseph’s Residential School Commemorative Monument and Truth/Reconciliation Project ceremony scheduled to be held in Lebourdais Park on September 30 at 10:00 a.m. near the Shiraoi House. Cou...
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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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City hall propagandists proselytize in the ‘Peg: With the civic election rapidly approaching on Nov. 15, Vancouver’s ruling party Vision Vancouver is under fire from citizens, opposing politicians and media alike for the way it communicates and obfuscates. Stories last year by Peter Ladner in Business in Vancouver and this year by Mike Howell i...
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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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ONE VERY SPECIAL PERSON: 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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Summertime and the Living is Easy in Vancouver: Folks who live in Vancouver tend to be here because of the lifestyle. That’s why I’m here. Hope you’re having a nice summer too, people. Related posts: Are We Living in the Prohibition Era Again? A local politician has a couple of beers at a... Related posts brought to you by Ye...

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