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Forget about alleged BC Liberal government “incompetence” handling impending April 1 liquor price increases, Sunday openings for government stores or anything else – it’s all a red herring.
The list of those angry with the BC Liberal government over dramatic changes to the liquor industry grows longer daily.
"We learn geology the day after the earthquake." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet, 1803-1882
A single black cloud hung over an otherwise sunny horizon as 25,000 people attended Vancouver International Wine Festival events last week.
Have you ever paid $2.25 for a bottle of water? Of course - you can pay a lot more if you go to a Vancouver Canucks game, a concert, movie theatre or restaurant.
A six-year-old Vancouver girl was viciously attacked and wounded by a pit bull in Crab Park on Jan. 1.
Stephen Harper has surprisingly become Canada’s most socially progressive prime minister - even though it’s against his will and personal beliefs.
The security system is impressive – and not easily penetrated.
After yet another gruesome video showing the beheading of a Japanese hostage Saturday by ISIS and new threats to Canada on Monday, it’s time to stop giving them free publicity — by turning off television terrorism.
Picture this education imbroglio - the Supreme Court rules that funding for kindergarten to Grade 12 students is inadequate and must be remedied immediately with an infusion of billions of tax dollars every single year - or else.
Pit bull advocates are as fierce as the dog breed that has killed and maimed more people than any other by a wide margin.
A 16-day-old baby is viciously attacked in her own Saanich home by the family dog, suffering serious lacerations requiring extensive plastic surgery.
As Christmas approaches and the season of goodwill to all changes us from Scrooges and Grinches to more charitable, friendly people it’s a good time to reflect on how we demonize our politicians.
Imagine you are guiding Canada’s opposition New Democratic Party, working hard to topple Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper while elbowing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau out of your way.
The B.C. government was warned in advance by several bar owners that its proposed “Happy Hour” changes would actually increase prices and reduce competition, says correspondence obtained by 24 Hours Vancouver through a Freedom of Information request.
"Scaring people justifies evidence-free policies." - Dr. Tom Jefferson, Cochrane Respiratory Infections Group, on overstating flu deaths
It will cost consumers cash to pay for the B.C. government’s misleading “modernization” of liquor pricing – and more convenience will come at a hefty price.
Vancouver’s centre-left risked political disaster in Saturday’s municipal election and still paid a price for well-intentioned vote splitting.
Let’s call Vancouver’s Nov. 15 election a tale of two cities – Vision’s view versus the Non-Partisan Association plan.