By Stephen T. Asma, from Aeon
Electoral reform fact check: the series -- #1
“All along the watchtower…There's too much confusion, the hour is getting late... Bob Dylan
“Here we are in the years… Children cry in fear, ‘let us out of here.’” Neil Young
By Charles Jeanes
By John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia
Over the last week, we reaffirmed our commitment to strengthen local economies, make communities safer, invest in people, and make life more affordable for B.C. families.
To The Editor:
It's about a month to go until non-medical cannabis becomes legal in Canada, so here's a snapshot of what to expect in B.C. as of Oct. 17, 2018.
By Fair Vote Canada
BC citizens are being asked to pronounce themselves on the subject of electoral reform in this fall’s upcoming referendum. This is an issue of significant importance and interest to all of us and if citizens are to vote wisely, they need to be as well informed as possible.
My parents married during the Great Depression. After the 1929 market collapse, people had to learn to make do, help each other out and live on meager incomes. Those times were seared into my parents’ attitudes and values.
If you're just tuning back in to B.C. politics, you may have missed a great political adaptation of West Side Story this summer, where two rival gangs – the Liberistas and the Unionistas – compete for the affection of B.C. taxpayers on public infrastructure projects.
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.