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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Mega-city unsuitable for region.

This week’s topic: Should the Lower Mainland become a mega-city like Toronto with one election for the entire region? Brent is right on the money when he states: “What an election!” For politicos, there’s no bigger rush than election night – … Continue reading

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Happy B.C. Day ! “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.”~Edward Abbey

From the banks of humble Mud Bay in Surrey, to the mountain peaks and valleys across this great province, there are incredible views to be found and appreciated…if only you take the time. Today, and this weekend, get out of … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: B.C. premier should get rid of referendum and work out a proper transit deal

Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on marijuana laws was Laila with 61%. This week’s topic: Should the premier cancel the transit referendum and leave planning and … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs: Taxpayers deserve better value for costly Translink Faregate system

This week, Brent and I take on the latest Faregate Folly…. the Compass Card fare evasion loophole. This week’s topic: Does the latest Compass Card loophole undermine the value of the new system? Taxpayers were treated to yet another in … Continue reading

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Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!

With this stunning and somewhat rare West Coast Sunshine, we should all be outside enjoying the weather before it returns to nasty rain again!  However, I know a lot of people down with flu and colds now, and so I’ve compiled a few … Continue reading

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“Scope changes” to South Fraser Perimeter Road fuels rumours that the project is dead – and the Liberals are out of money.

What?? You don’t say??  Are the Liberals once againover budget, and underfunded – before a project even starts? NOoooo…. say it ain’t so!!!! A little birdie flew by my window tonight, and whispered some sweet nothings in my ear… oh … Continue reading

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” “Please, let there be no accidents there because that could kill the sport…”

First we saw this: Record luge run prompts safety fears : Austria’s Manuel Pfister clocked the fastest speed ever recorded by a luger at Whistler’s Sliding Centre on Thursday, prompting fears that sliders have now reached the absolute limit of what … Continue reading

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Will they be handing out medals for the highest…score?

In my emails last night, from a reader: HI Laila!  I think they should be  handing them out to the citizens of the province instead of the olympic athletes and officials  – because we’re the ones getting screwed ! ( pardon my … Continue reading

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“BC for Sale” – on Vimeo

My friend, photographer Doug Pyper, posted this video on his site recently, and I felt it was important to post it here again as well. This video was  produced by ” a couple of independent film makers out of concern … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Wednesday July 15th, 2009

GOOD MORRRNING ,CA-NA-DA!!!!!!! Yeah! Alright now! Is this not a gorgeous morning? Could it get any better? What? Why am I so happy this morning, you ask?  If you insist…  I, Laila Yuile, just participated in a sexual act in my … Continue reading

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