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B.C.'s Carbon Tax is no West Coast Panacea

Jordan Bateman | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

The carbon tax lobby was practically giddy this month, as newspaper headlines touting a B.C. climate change agreement with three U.S. states blared, "Washington and Oregon follow B.C.'s lead on carbon tax system," and "Washington, Oregon plan to emulate B.C.'s carbon tax." Fortunately for American taxpayers, the headlines just aren't true.

The Art of Travelling Lightly

Beverley Golden | Posted 08.30.2013 | Canada
Beverley Golden

For 3,000 people, it's that time of year again. Friday July 5, is the kick-off to the third annual World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon and the...

Marijuana and the Election: Time to Start Asking Blunt Questions

Diane Francis | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

On November 6, three states have on their ballots the outright legalization of marijuana -- Washington, Oregon and Colorado. So far, support is strong and bipartisan. The last such vote occurred in 2010 in California where a state-sanctioned referendum on legalization narrowly lost. So you may not hear about the marijuana issue in debates or from the campaign stump, and in polls, but people south of the border are taking the matter into their own hands.