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Unifor union stalks scab workers and shares their identities in disturbing video

Unifor union stalks scab workers and shares their identities in disturbing video

Canada's largest private sector union, Unifor, has made the decision to share and shame scab workers who crossed a picket line, much to the chagrin of their own membership. Bob Kronbauer shares his opinion that this is cowardly and shameful.
The Park Board went and ruined the best sign in the city, and it's all our fault

The Park Board went and ruined the best sign in the city, and it's all our fault

WHAT HAVE WE DONE. Photo Bob Kronbauer Earlier this week I penned an ode to "the best Park Board sign in the city": the classic Templeton Park and Poo.
Politicians and corporations are falling short when it comes to major project promotion

Politicians and corporations are falling short when it comes to major project promotion

The government's approach to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and other major projects in Canada could use a rethink. In this column Mario Canseco breaks down some polling numbers and adds further insight.
Vancouver's hyper-aggressive cyclists are ruining it for everyone

Vancouver's hyper-aggressive cyclists are ruining it for everyone

There’s too much anger on Vancouver’s bike routes, and there’s no excuse for it. The anger that often gears up between cyclists and drivers has somehow shifted over to the bike routes when there’s often nary a car in sight.
This is the best Park Board sign in Vancouver

This is the best Park Board sign in Vancouver

Back when it was the “Park and Poo”. Photo Bob Kronbauer For years, the sign at Templeton Park has offered a simple laugh for passersby.
Jean Swanson admits "I did it for the publicity" regarding jailtime over Kinder Morgan

Jean Swanson admits "I did it for the publicity" regarding jailtime over Kinder Morgan

As the 2018 municipal election draws near the war rooms of local political parties and independent candidates are getting more creative than they've ever had to be.
Dash cams, automated speed enforcement can put brakes on B.C. car-crash rate

Dash cams, automated speed enforcement can put brakes on B.C. car-crash rate

ICBC in a precarious financial situation, crashes climbing to all-time highs and claims taking longer and longer to be processed, technology may play a big role in changing our roads for the better.
LETTER: Guns should remain easy to transfer between private citizens in Canada

LETTER: Guns should remain easy to transfer between private citizens in Canada

A reader writes that they're not in favour of the government tinkering with current gun laws in Canada, and how the long gun registry in Canada was done away with good reason
Trump soap opera souring British Columbians on U.S. products

Trump soap opera souring British Columbians on U.S. products

So, as the Trump administration begins its 19th month in office, let’s review if British Columbians are acting differently because of who is right now in the White House.
Buying a gun off a citizen in Canada is easier than transferring ownership of a car

Buying a gun off a citizen in Canada is easier than transferring ownership of a car

Our columnist breaks down how incredibly simple it is for private buyers and sellers to trade in firearms in Canada
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