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The diminishing of access to government information -- and some things to do about it | Sep 3 2015 | Keith Reynolds | The Supreme Court of Canada describes freedom of information legislation as a pillar of our democracy in Canada. Over the years, however, this pillar of democracy has seen its base chipped away.
Is criticizing Israel anti-semitic? Why is minimum wage expensive? Find out the answers and more on rabble.ca blogs | Aug 21 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on rape culture on campus, child care, anti-semitism, labour, housing crisis, and progressive content on the elections campaign you won't find anywhere else.
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What fish have to do with truth and reconciliation | Aug 12 2015 | Ken Watts | Canada needs to move from "apology to action" if reconciliation with First Nations Peoples is to succeed.
The 2015 debate, increasing minimum wage, and #UnistotenHeals -- This week on rabble.ca blogs | Aug 7 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on the first 2015 elections, increasing minimum wage, Unist'ot'en, and wildlife conservation.
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Like Barrett '72, Rachel Notley and Alberta are in for a wild ride | May 9 2015 | Rod Mickleburgh | After turfing two decades of SoCred rule, B.C. NDP's Dave Barrett famously told his caucus, 'We're here for a good time, not a long time.' What row will newly elected Rachel Notley hoe?
Vote YES for women in Metro Vancouver’s Transit Referendum | May 7 2015 | Kaity Cooper | With only three weeks left to vote in the Metro Vancouver Transit and Transportation Referendum few have cast their ballots. Here is my take on the Referendum, from a feminist perspective.
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Meet Irene Lanzinger, new President of the BC Federation of Labour | Jan 12 2015 | Ella Bedard | The first woman and first teacher to lead the BC Federation of Labour talks about politics, teaching and next steps for the labour movement.
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What would a coalition government mean for the Trans Mountain pipeline? | Jan 6 2015 | Brent Patterson | There is mounting speculation that a Liberal-NDP coalition government could be the outcome of the federal election. What could a coalition government mean for the Trans Mountain pipeline project?
Libby Davies' statement on deciding not to run in 2015 | Dec 12 2014 | Libby Davies | Today, after 18 years as MP, Libby Davies announced she will not be running in the 2015 election.
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Ten things Vancouver needs from Gregor Robertson in the next four years | Nov 21 2014 | Rod Mickleburgh | Vision Vancouver and Mayor Robertson might be back for a third term, but voters' displeasure was clear and loud. What can Vision do to make things right?
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Vancouver returns again to Gregor’s Vision | Nov 16 2014 | Cathryn Atkinson | Gregor Robertson retakes mayor's chair for the third time in Vancouver despite himself, Meena Wong third.
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Vancouver election offers chance to be bold, not bored | Nov 12 2014 | Michael Stewart | The policies and candidates on offer from Vancouver's leftist parties this election are more exciting than we've seen in years -- but greenwashed ennui from Vision threatens to squash them.
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Women take action for institutional change in Vancouver city elections | Nov 11 2014 | Christine O'Fallon | The Vancouver election is on November 15. Who's to say whether anything real will happen once the elections are over and done with? That's where the Hot Pink Paper Campaign comes in!
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Four things you need to know about the 2014 Vancouver civic election | Nov 10 2014 | Kaity Cooper | To dispel the myth that city politics don't matter, new blogger Kaity Cooper does your homework for you and highlights four issues you should care about in this civic election.
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Jobs! Money! Nope! Benefits of LNG exports grossly exaggerated | Oct 24 2014 | Al Engler | Why do the B.C. and federal governments and corporate media continue to promote LNG as the key to future employment and increased public revenues? The profitability is dubious at best.

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Federal Election - 2015 (British Columbia) | NorthReport said... BC will have 42 seats in the next election - correct? in
What's the deal with the BC Green Party? | TiradeFaction said... I can't speak to BC voters themselves, as I don't live in BC or really know anyone there, but I...
Who should lead the BCNDP now? And what should it stand for next time? | Ken Burch said... typing at a library computer with very small font...sorry for the typo.  Obviously, the BCNDP...
The future of politics in B.C. | NorthReport said... First of all, let's congratulate Christy Clark and the Bc Liberals for their victory in
BC Election Day reactions | Kaitlin McNabb said... Post Election Day results, reactions, and any other links and comments related to BC Election Day...
BC Election Predictions | janfromthebruce said... the BCNDP will win big - Ebby wins in Point Grey. in
British Columbia Leaders Debate | Catchfire said... Thanks for starting this thread, mmphosis. I moved it to the BC/Alberta forum! in
Will the BC NDP's Platform Support Electoral Reform / Fair Voting / Proportional Representation? | Policywonk said... JKR wrote:It will be revealing to see whether the BC NDP includes electoral reform in its election...
BC Pre May 14, 2013 Election Call | NorthReport said... Clark's Chances: What Would It Take to Win? As NDP's lead shrinks in some polls, how realistic is...
No thread yet about Joe Keithley for NDP Coquitlam - Burke Mountain? | kropotkin1951 said... Yes he is being opposed but my sources say he has signed up a lot of new members so it might come...

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