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Roger Annis

Roger Annis is a writer and retired aerospace worker in Vancouver. He publishes a website A Socialist in Canada and can be reached at rogerannis(at)hotmail.com

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Apr 8th, 2014
Quebec's minority Parti québécois government suffered a crushing defeat in yesterday's provincial election. Party leader Pauline Marois, she of the 'charter of Quebec values' initiative that sought...
Apr 7th, 2014
Premier Christy Clark’s government is caught up in the scandal surrounding the Ontario Liberal government over the billion dollar-and-rising cost of cancelling two planned natural gas electricity...
Mar 31st, 2014
The lengthy strike by truck drivers at the Port of Vancouver BC who move half of the port’s shipping containers has been settled. An agreement was reached on March 26 that will see an increase of 12...
Mar 26th, 2014
The death toll from the massive landslide at Oso, Washington State, northeast of Seattle, may exceed that of the Mount St. Helen's eruption in 1980, south of Seattle, that killed 57. So far, 24...
Mar 23rd, 2014
A large group of truckers denounced the BC government's union-busting moves on Friday, after the province announced back to work legislation for the 400 Unifor truck driving members on strike at...
Mar 21st, 2014
Richard Smith is a leading writer on the economic imperatives that are driving the global capitalist economic system and the consequences for planet Earth’s ecology and human society. A resident of...
Mar 20th, 2014
* Story updated on March 22--Incredible but true. Mayor Collette Roy-Laroche of Lac Mégantic, Quebec wants oil train shipments to resume through her town.  She made the comments at a press...
Mar 20th, 2014
The BC government has announced back to work legislation for the 400 Unifor truck driving members on strike at the Port of Vancouver since March 10. The Port simultaneously embarked on a union-...
Mar 19th, 2014
CBC is reporting the federal government's official response to a lawsuit by Canadian veterans who say the government's miserly benefits to injured veterans from Afghanistan and other wars is a...
Mar 14th, 2014
Container traffic in and out of the port of Vancouver BC has been shut down for more than two weeks by a truckers strike. More than 1,000 non-union, independent-operator truckers walked out on...
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