'Incredibly Toxic' Waste Flows Into B.C. Waterways

'Incredibly Toxic' Waste Flows Into B.C. Waterways

08. 5.2014
Arsenic, lead, and selenium are likely in the toxic waste water that rushed into waterways in central B.C. after a mine tailings pond was...
Teachers' Union, Province To Meet For 1st Time In A Month

Teachers' Union, Province To Meet For 1st Time In A Month

James Keller, The Canadian Press  08. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's teachers union and the government's lead negotiator have scheduled their first face-to-face meeting in more...
B.C. Teachers' Strike Can't Be Solved With Hush Money And Guilt Trips

B.C. Teachers' Strike Can't Be Solved With Hush Money And Guilt Trips

08. 1.2014
The government is essentially paying families hush money to make them more complacent to what's happening here. Are they seriously trying...
Parents Will Get $40/Day If Schools Closed In Fall

Parents Will Get $40/Day If Schools Closed In Fall

CP  07.31.2014
B.C. parents will receive a $40 daily subsidy for each child under 13 years old if the teachers' strike continues into the beginning of...
HUGE Gold, Copper Mine Approved For B.C.'s North

HUGE Gold, Copper Mine Approved For B.C.'s North

James Keller, The Canadian Press  07.30.2014
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has granted environmental approval for a proposed $5.3-billion mine in the provinces north,...
Crap, I'm Ineligible for Public Office

Crap, I'm Ineligible for Public Office

07.29.2014
We have to call bullshit on those who think something like talking about masturbation or being in a sexy photo is shameful or even relevant...
Beware, Christy Clark, B.C. Teachers Are Talking To Each Other

Beware, Christy Clark, B.C. Teachers Are Talking To Each Other

07.29.2014
I'm not a politician but you may want to re-think your strategy with the teachers. Something happened when you locked them out of their...
What My Eclipsed Run For Office Says About Vancouver Politics

What My Eclipsed Run For Office Says About Vancouver Politics

07.28.2014
A couple weeks after I won my nomination, some bloggers started posting a monologue from my Fringe play. The monologue is a frank and funny...
B.C. Proud To Be 'Friend Of Israel': Premier

B.C. Proud To Be 'Friend Of Israel': Premier

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  07.28.2014
VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark has aligned herself and British Columbia with Israel in a letter to a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group...
B.C.'s Minimum Happy Hour Pitcher Price Drops

B.C.'s Minimum Happy Hour Pitcher Price Drops

The Canadian Press  07.25.2014
VICTORIA - The British Columbia government is taking a second shot at putting the happy back in happy hour.Bar owners and some drinkers...
B.C. Carbon Tax Doesn't Hurt Agricultural Sector: Study

B.C. Carbon Tax Doesn't Hurt Agricultural Sector: Study

07.23.2014
Despite industry claims to the contrary, British Columbia's carbon tax has not hurt the province's agricultural sector, a new Pacific Institute...
A Teacher's Appeal To BC Liberals Of Conscience

A Teacher's Appeal To BC Liberals Of Conscience

07.21.2014
We are appealing to BC Liberals of conscience, BC Liberals who walk with integrity to speak to your peers in the party. Speak to them about...
City of Vancouver Addicted To Debt

City of Vancouver Addicted To Debt

07.18.2014
It's important to remember that the city, like the rest of us, has to pay interest on debt in addition to repaying the principal. With...
Teachers' Union Hopes For Mediation Next Month

Teachers' Union Hopes For Mediation Next Month

The Canadian Press  07.16.2014
VANCOUVER - Both sides in British Columbia's ongoing teachers' dispute are talking about "mediation" but still remain far apart on key...