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Our increasingly uncivil cities

What is wrong with some people? Last week I witnessed two disturbing examples of awful behaviour – and I’m sick and tired of our increasingly uncivil cities.

Pitbull dogs play with a rope during the Pitbull show on June 19, 2010 in Prague. (MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Will anyone ban pit bulls in B.C?

Pit bulls – the most dangerous dogs in the world – continue to kill and maim large numbers of both humans and animals here in British Columbia, but will anyone act to stop it?

Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark is introduced before speaking at an Economic Club of Canada luncheon at the Hilton Toronto hotel on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. (Matthew Sherwood for Postmedia Network)

Donations will always be milked in politics

British Columbia will finally end corporate, union and foreign political donations after the BC Liberals allowed the province to become the “wild west of political cash,” according to The New York Times.