Category Archives: BC NDP

BC government signs historic agreement to enhance trade, investment and other mutually beneficial connections.

Just about a week ago, and without much fanfare, the BC government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Peoples Republic of China, to “deepen their mutually beneficial trade, investment and cultural connections.” http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/2014/04/china-and-bc-sign-agreement-to-increase-trade-and-investment-links.html The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was … Continue reading

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**Updated : And would those “Foreign Trained Workers” be…. temporary, Harry Bloy?

They say one picture is worth a thousand words and if so, this screen shot from former MLA Harry Bloys business website tells a very interesting story. In particular, this little gem Mr. Bloy shares, anecdotally from an employer: ” Workers from … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Beef up BC training programs before turning to temporary foreign workers

The winner of last week’s duel on farmland was Laila with 72%. This week’s topic: Should temporary foreign workers be allowed in B.C.’s LNG industry? For a premier so committed to providing jobs for British Columbians, the irony of Christy … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: New rules are alarmingly open to interpretation and political interference

The winner of last week’s duel on the port strike was Laila with 79%. This week’s topic: Are changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve good for British Columbia? Despite the vast size of this amazing country, many would be surprised … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs: B.C. and port should negotiate,not intimidate.

The winner of last week’s duel on internships was Laila with 69%. This week’s topic: Are provincial and port authorities justified in taking action to force truckers back to work? As I entered the King George SkyTrain station Friday morning, … Continue reading

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Everything old is new again…

RCMP investigation raising questions  “Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit” asking about Liberal party membership and online voting – See more at: http://www.burnabynow.com/rcmp-investigation-raising-questions-1.887976#sthash.pPt9yPsC.dpuf http://blogborgcollective.blogspot.ca/2012/04/harry-bloy-you-look-more-like-one-who.html

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Teachers should be praised for trying to fix broken classrooms

The winner of last week’s duel on civil disobedience was Laila with 67%. This week’s topic: Did the strike vote by B.C. teachers help or hurt their cause? As results came in last week for the B.C. Teachers’ Federation strike … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24hrs Vancouver: Battle over Clayoquot Sound shows the power of peaceful protests

Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on Russia was Brent at 65%. This week’s topic: Is civil disobedience an acceptable way to stop the Northern Gateway Pipeline? … Continue reading

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Dear Enbridge. What part of ‘We don’t want your pipeline’ do you not understand? Best regards, Laila

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Enbridge+Northern+Gateway+video+attacks+Justason+Market/9491884/story.html    

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A must read by Les Leyne

Government conned parents and kids “It’s a tale of a government secretly wanting to provoke a strike that year for political reasons. There are always cynics who read political motives into big public labour disputes. But it’s startling to see … Continue reading

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