The Centrist

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