Pity the homeless in Burnaby or Surrey because both municipalities are avoiding their social responsibility by not opening shelters for those in need.
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How violently China responds to Hong Kong’s pro- democracy protests will not only determine the fate of millions there – it will also have a major impact on Metro Vancouver and Canada.
What connects the horrific disease Ebola in Africa, the terrorist group Islamic State In Syria, the possible mega-drought in California, and British Columbia’s shrinking food production?
Imagine being a lousy poker player facing some of the world’s sharpest aces and it becomes obvious that odds are the BC Liberals will lose big money to get giant liquefied natural gas companies to invest here.
“He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.” — Seneca, Roman philosopher, 1st century BC
B.C. teachers likely went back to school Monday with one of two Rolling Stones hits in their heads – 86% with You Can't Always Get What You Want and the other 14% humming [I Can’t Get No] Satisfaction.
Two prominent B.C. Liberal insiders are now each charged with three Election Act violations for their alleged actions in the “ethnic outreach” scandal of 2013 – and could face up to a year in jail and/or a $10,000 fine.
“When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?” — Benjamin Franklin, writer, politician, inventor, 1706-1790
“School's out for summer. School's out forever. School's been blown to pieces.” — Alice Cooper School’s Out
“It’s good to shut up sometimes.” — French mime Marcel Marceau
Canadian Pacific Railway is a dirty rotten scoundrel.
"With marijuana being such a big issue, I think I could be a really good spokesperson to defend Justin Trudeau from all the attacks.” — Jodie Emery, marijuana activist and potential Liberal candidate
"From hell’s heart I stab at thee; for hate’s sake I spit my last breath at thee.” — Captain Ahab in Moby-Dick by Herman Melville, 1851
As the BC Liberals scramble to make its ridiculous “unhappy hour” slightly less objectionable, the big question remains unanswered – why have a minimum price on alcohol at all?
When the rules for how much senior government- funded staff can make are broken once, it’s regrettable — when it happens time after time, it’s a clear pattern of deception.
The BC Liberal government can’t fail when it comes to further privatizing public education.
Is the BC Liberal government incredibly dumb bringing in “happy hour” rules that actually increase – not lower – the price of beer, wine and cocktails through minimum prices?
How on earth could anyone screw up something as simple as “happy hour” rules?
Despite British Columbia environmentalists, First Nations and others gearing up to launch a citizens initiative petition to fight the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline, it’s only votes, not signatures that can stop it.
Ontario goes to the polls on Thursday after a bitter, nasty campaign dominated increasingly by one topic – strategic voting designed to defeat the party you hate most rather than the one you actually support.