politics

Political lobbyists in America, a French woman re-building her life and two critical swipes at China

Also serious music for a rough neighborhood in Brazil in The Violin Teacher

B.C. families of missing, murdered women urge national inquiry to get it right

There’s no room for mistakes in the newly announced national inquiry into murdered and missing women, says a coalition of British Columbia families and support groups. Mary Teegee, with the...

Ratification of CPP enhancement deal delayed as B.C. asks for more time

The B.C. government skipped Friday’s deadline to ratify an agreement−in−principle reached in June 2016.

Bill Maher, not a Republican

On the eve on an election day here in Canada, it seemed quite fitting for Bill Maher, the American comedian and satirist, to speak in Vancouver. Maher is well known for his HBO political talk show "...

Food security is a political issue

Access to healthy and affordable food is one of the most basic things we need to ensure a safe and productive society. The right to food deserves to be an election issue.

Joe Oliver's travel expenses: What could you do with that money?

Last week, the National Observer published a story that revealed that the Finance Minister has "the most expensive costs in flights among all the members of Stephen Harper's cabinet."...