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- Last weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver City Hall: Take big money out of civic campaigns
- Last weeks City Hall column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Surrey LRT plans scary expensive!
- Forest fire prevention and mitigation in BC: At what point does inaction become negligence?
- This weeks City Hall column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Regional politicians deserve more scrutiny
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- Access to Information documents show an average of 46.3 founded "shots fired" calls between 2007-2012 in Surrey, B.C.
Category Archives: Federal politics
It was a day like any other day of my childhood summers; quick breakfast,clothes on and then running out the door to do the morning rounds of the yard.Checking to see where all the salamanders and toads had settled for … Continue reading
This… is my Surrey. Beautiful, yes? We have beaches and sunsets to take your breathe away, parks and trails, farms that grow incredible local produce and fruits and fields of daisies to lay down and dream in. “Communities in fear” … Continue reading
It’s a stunning Friday morning here on the coast; the sun is shining bright and hot, high enough in the sky at this time of year to chase shadows away completely before 10 am. Taking a look at the chatter … Continue reading
Politics must not trump public safety – It’s time for government to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to Surrey.
*story updated below After another Detroit style rolling shoot-out yesterday in Newton,the last thing Surrey residents wanted to wake up to was news of more gun violence this morning- this time in North Surrey. It is little solace to anyone … Continue reading
This weeks duel is one that was very interesting to research and I found myself spending far more time reading different publications on a guaranteed annual income because it was so intriguing. As with many items, political will can make … Continue reading
“The thing about the Port Mann Bridge is people start using it–and they love it, because it saves so much of their time that they would otherwise be driving and they can spend with their family for example or get … Continue reading
In July Canada made it back into the UN’s top ten list of developed countries, but looking at the World Vision gift site, you might think we were a third world country. While this might shock some, the response to … Continue reading
This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Kinder Morgan Protesters need to continue to pressure government
I’m just waiting for some further information on my promised story, so while that government department figures out what they are going to say, this is todays column! This week’s topic: Are people protesting Kinder Morgan likely to make a … Continue reading
This week’s topic: Should we move to public financing for municipal election campaigns? I never thought I would see the day that any big municipal campaign would open its books and disclose whose pocket they were in prior to the actual … Continue reading