Daniel D. Veniez

Dan Veniez is a Vancouver businessman, former Liberal Party of Canada candidate, and author of “The only thing I hate about politics is the politics” which will be published next year.

The courage and dignity of the Gitxsan

Last week, Elmer Derrick, a Hereditary Chief of the Gitxsan Nation, and head negotiator of the Gitxsan Treaty Society, signed an agreement with Enbridge in support of the Northern Gateway. The...

The rot of our political culture

"Sad" and "cynical" don't even begin to scratch the surface of it.

Memo to Harper: please use your power to solve real problems

So here’s some free advice: Mr. Harper, why don’t you take your majority for a test drive on something really important?

Want to get tough on crime?

   In an unprecedented speech to the Canadian Bar Association last week, Mr. Justice Robert Bauman, Chief Justice of the British Columbia Supreme Court, sounded the alarm on the declining...

How to make CBC stronger

Politicians on all sides of the spectrum may take exception to a publicly-funded institution that takes swipes at duly elected representatives. To that, my answer is tough beans.

Why I’m voting Gregor Robertson

Vancouver municipal election 2011

What to watch for under Harper majority

In the aftermath of the federal election last week, many are asking what Stephen Harper will do when he takes his long awaited and much-craved majority for a test drive. He has an opportunity to...

Time for a leader we can trust

DECISION 2011: May 2 will spell an end to a cynical, divisive government.

Time for Harper to come clean on treaties

The contortions by John Weston, Conservative MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, and the entire Harper government, on the question of the unprecedented delay in initialing the...

The remarkable life of Donald Brenner

We lost a great public servant, a strong patriot, and an extraordinary human being this weekend.