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June 21, 2018

Happy National Indigenous People’s Day!

It was over twenty years ago that the first National Indigenous People’s Day was held. Today, we continue that tradition by recognizing and celebrating the rich cultures and contributions of First Nations, the Inuit, and the Métis Nation across British Columbia and Canada. This day has a great cultural significance for many Indigenous peoples because Read More…

May 3, 2018

Gordon Clark: Eby’s ‘security concerns’ are an insult to his constituents

Gutless. That seems to be the prevailing public sentiment concerning Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby and his decision to cancel a public meeting about the NDP’s despicable “school” surtax on homes over $3 million because of “safety concerns.” It’s a well-deserved denunciation, especially since Eby’s entire career, if one can call it that, has been dedicated Read More…

May 2, 2018

Statement from Andrew Wilkinson on David Eby’s cancelled townhall

Instead of listening to the concerns of his own constituents, Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby cancelled his public townhall yesterday – for the second time. He’s a career activist with a long history of supporting demonstrations, protests and uprisings, yet according to him seniors, pensioners and families are “security risks.” British Columbians deserve representation and Read More…

May 1, 2018

Mike Smyth: Breaking down where your gas money goes

It’s always cringe-inducing to hear Premier John Horgan plead with the federal government to do something about soaring Metro Vancouver gas prices, the highest in North America. Horgan was at it again Monday, blaming the feds for a lack of fuel-refining capacity in B.C. “Let’s make more (refined gasoline) here, creating more jobs here and Read More…

April 24, 2018

Vaughn Palmer: NDP stacking the deck in favour of proportional representation

When the New Democrats recruited four academics to vet the public consultations on electoral reform, they asked them to take a vow of silence about the government’s methods, process and findings. “You are one of four academics invited to provide advice and would be privy to confidential information, including draft materials and related commentary,” read Read More…