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HST controversy to die a quiet death

Remember the HST? You do. You’re paying it, everyday, on everything aside from what the provincial government (technically speaking, the federal government) deems not to be essential goods and...

Amy Goodman Gets Brilliant Story Idea from Canadian Border Guards

Amy Goodman and why her next Column is likely to be "The Police State North of the 49th Parallel" (Laugh, cry, but whatever you do, read on.)

Amy Goodman Gets Brilliant Story Idea from Canadian Border Guards

Well, it's official. Suspicion of criticizing the 2010 Olympics gets you on a watch list at the Canadian border. Want to come to Canada and discuss the environmental shame that is the tar sands? Go...

The State of Vancouver is Frances Bula

“I find almost everyone I deal with fascinating,” Frances Bula said over tea last summer at La Petite France on Arbutus. “I’m not the kind of person who sees the world in black and white. Other...