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by Sara Golling on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

There’s an old saying:  follow the money.  In the case of the upcoming referendum on whether or not BC should change our voting system from First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) to a form of Proportional Representation (ProRep), those most vocally opposed to a change seem to have one thing in common: they are people who think they would lose power under ProRep -- power to govern

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

To The Editor:

The Honourable Marc Garneau, MP
Minister of Transport
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6

Dear Minister Garneau:

Recently, Greyhound Canada, a private extra-provincial bus company, announced that they would no longer provide service to most of British Columbia.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

In 2007, Canada was one of four countries to vote against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (with New Zealand, the United States and Australia).

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

A mind in movement across space and time:  Part III

Traveller Chaos, Column Coherence

by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jul 30 2018

Last week I spent three days in Spokane at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region meetings.  Over 600 legislators, business people, and other interested folks from BC, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon and Northwest Territories gathered to talk about issues important to this region.

by John Horgan on Sunday Jul 29 2018

A little over a year ago, I became Premier of B.C.

It’s been a challenging and rewarding year, and I’m energized by everything we’ve been able to do for the people of B.C.

Our priority is working for you, to make life more affordable, improve the services you and your family rely on, and create good jobs and a strong, sustainable economy throughout B.C.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Echo chambers has been popular as a buzz phrase as of late, the idea that we post and share links and opinions that we agree with on social media to others that also agree with them, thereby amplifying their echo.

What happens to those chambers, though, when 'dark echoes' infect public debate?

by Letters to the ... on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

To The Editor:

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

People in Canada discard about 57 million plastic drinking straws every day. In my hometown of Vancouver, we toss out 2.6 million disposable cups every week. It’s a global problem. Plastic products are choking landfills and waterways and causing devastation in the oceans.

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Jul 24 2018

There are large, loud and expensive ads urging people to vote against Proportional Representation in this fall’s referendum.  Are the points made in those ads valid?

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