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Candid scenes with Leonard Cohen and his muse, housing...
Holy Dips at Vancouver Sangam
Sahibs & subalterns; Raj "Ends Well?"
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Conservatives hope to repeat B.C. win in 2015 election
Academic says pipeline issues will not be a federal election factor in B.C.: "The people who are against the pipeline...they were [not] voting Conservative last time anyway."
Jan 29th, 2015
Why plummeting oil prices may hasten Canada's shift to renewable energy
A rapid increase in oil prices during the 1970s caused Denmark to radically alter its national energy policy, with the goal of replacing fossil fuels entirely with renewable energy. More than 40...
Jan 24th, 2015
Stephen Harper versus Avaaz: a tale of two worlds
Stephen Harper talks about war against jihadists. Avaaz's approach works better.
Jan 19th, 2015
A wizard of U.S. politics tells Canadian progressives how to win
The founder of the U.S. Working Families Party made no bones about his opinion of Canada's Prime Minister during a visit in Vancouver on Sunday. “This guy Harper is a menace,” he said, speaking...
Jan 19th, 2015
Ex-Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page on muzzled scientists, secrecy and "broken" government
"There's no accountability. It's completely, completely broken," said former Parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page, who was hailed as a "national hero" for insisting that federal government be...
Jan 12th, 2015
Open letter to President Obama: please veto the Keystone XL pipeline -- for future generations
There is no reason to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to go through, and there are many reasons to not. Vetoing it will be a gesture of support for future generations
Jan 11th, 2015
Canada needs Keystone XL pipeline more than U.S., says 'Shadow CIA'
Canada needs Keystone XL pipeline far more than the U.S. does, according to Stratfor, a private intelligence company also known as the "Shadow CIA". Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office...
Jan 9th, 2015
Stephen Harper position on global Arms Trade Treaty reads like a page out of NRA handbook
The global Arms Trade Treaty, brokered through the United Nations in a lengthy process, came into effect this Christmas Eve, 2014, 90 days after the 50th nation had ratified it. Canada has refused to...
Dec 27th, 2014
Who exactly is crazy here, Mr. Harper?
Here in Lima, Peru at the United Nations climate change talks, I am watching negotiators from impacted countries like the Philippines working earnestly on a new agreement to reduce global climate...
Dec 10th, 2014
The planet's water supply and Stephen Harper
The world's water supply is far more limited -- and vulnerable -- than we think.
Nov 26th, 2014