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20 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Dermod Travis: Lessons from the Mount Polley mine disaster

In its wake to date: government announced delays to Imperial Metals' Red Chris Mine and the suspension of the environmental assessment of the Morrison open-pit mine project northeast of Smithers.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Keeping out of the mud is harder than the NPA would have you believe

Kirk LaPointe signed a pledge last week promising to refrain from personal attacks or "undignified criticism" of opponents and stick to the issues.

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Related Topix: Canada, Claremont McKenna College

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Don Cayo: IMF reinforces the case for B.C.'s carbon tax

Fifty years ago, on Aug. 22, 1964, the Fab Four rocked the city when they came to town to play Empire Stadium in their first Canadian concert.

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North Shore News

Now's a perfect time for BC Libs to get greener

The recent disaster of the collapse of the Mount Polley mine tailings pond may force the BC Liberals to finally revisit a key policy decision made early on in its first mandate: the cutting back of environmental protection measures.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

MacLeans

B.C. teachers' strike: Readers respond to Maclean's editorial

'This latest strategy, paying parents while their children miss school, is nothing more than an attempt to sway public opinion' A sample of reader feedback to our latest Maclean's editorial, B.C. uses shrewd negotiating tactic in teachers' strike : I am stunned by your endorsement of the latest tactic of the government of B.C. with regards to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Kids, Family, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Burnaby Now

Disaster or golden opportunity?

The recent disaster of the collapse of the Mount Polley mine tailings pond may force the B.C. Liberals to finally revisit a key policy decision made early on in its first mandate: the cutting back of environmental protection measures.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Canada.com

B.C. Day: What's not to love?

I arrived in B.C. on one of those cool October days with an ice pick sun - brilliant, clear, startlingly bright.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Vancouver Sun

B.C. Day: Our beauty defines us

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Vaughn Palmer: HST going bust was a boon for the B.C. Liberals

The referendum results, announced Aug. 5, 2011, showed that 1.6 million British Columbians had cast ballots in the vote-by-mail and they'd turned sharply against the Liberals and their harmonized sales tax.

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The Georgia Straight

Will Vancouver NPA candidate Kirk LaPointe draw upon Malcolm Gladwell's wisdom in mayoral race?

Malcolm Gladwell probably chuckled when former media manager Kirk LaPointe made a production of being the "underdog" in the Vancouver mayoral race.

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Related Topix: Canada, Books, David and Goliath, World News, West End, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Canada.com

NPA announces rest of council candidates for Nov. 15 Vancouver election

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Burnaby Now

Tax game a dangerous one for politicians

Other than beautiful scenery and having the same monarch, B.C. and Australia don't have much in common.

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The Georgia Straight

Dermod Travis: For everything else, there's the government purchase card

Bev Oda, former federal minister responsible for the Canadian International Development Agency, knows it well.

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