Former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Ian Binnie said, “I think the recent popularity amongst political leaders denouncing judicial outcomes is extremely dangerous.” He was
“Travel broadens the mind.”
“Einstein said Time isn’t really Real.” -- James Taylor, Secret of Life
A Traveller’s Chaos, A Writer’s Coherence
Electoral Reform : My Personal Fact Check #1
Our old first-past-the-post voting system isn’t fair. It doesn’t work to support democracy. It works for political insiders. Those insiders know how to use the system to get elected without having support from the majority of all voters.
To The Editor:
AstroTurf looks and feels like grass — in an all-too-perfect way. But it’s not grass.
Now the well-known artificial turf’s brand name has taken on a new meaning, referring to purported “grassroots” efforts that are actually funded and supported by industry and political entities.
Life is never simple, and one decision is generally followed by more decisions. If a majority of voters choose a change to a proportional representation system for BC, more decisions must be made.
Here, we explain how the referendum will be held and what decisions may follow – depending on the outcome – and who will make them.
As summer approaches and people look for things to do over the coming weeks, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is offering fun ideas that help out nature.
Our individual actions can have big impacts and NCC has launched its second annual cross-country Small Acts of Conservation challenge.
Move over Quebec, the mantle has been passed.
With last week's release of Dirty Money, the report on money laundering in B.C. casinos by former RCMP deputy commissioner Peter German, the province that Maclean's Magazine once called the most corrupt in Canada now finds itself an also ran to B.C.
And now we have the heat. Last year’s cycle seems to be repeating itself- first with flood levels far above the old “normal” followed by a heat wave. We were very fortunate last year not to have the massive fires in this region that the Cariboo experienced but the danger is very real. Despite all the water, the surface of the ground is very dry with a lot of fuel on our hills.