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UNPOPULAR OPINION: Bill C-75’s Intimate Partner Provisions Will Have The Opposite of the Desired Effect

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Bill C-75’s Intimate Partner Provisions Will Have The Opposite of the Desired Effect

The Federal Government tabled Bill C-75 last week , and almost instantly (or as quickly as defence lawyers could read 300+ pages of an omnibus bill covering numerous aspects of criminal justice) the backlash began.
LETTER: Don’t use tax dollars to help damage the climate

LETTER: Don’t use tax dollars to help damage the climate

Photo Dan Toulgoet Dear Editor: An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: B.C. Nature (the Federation of B.C.
BALDREY: Pipeline case could drastically change Canada

BALDREY: Pipeline case could drastically change Canada

File photo Jennifer Gauthier, Burnaby Now Is Canada about to undergo a transformation that weakens the central federal government and strengthens individual provinces, thus changing federalism as we have come to know it? That scenario may well occur
Opinion: What will Amazon’s 3,000 new jobs do to our housing crisis?

Opinion: What will Amazon’s 3,000 new jobs do to our housing crisis?

Photo QuadReal Property Group Yesterday’s revelation that Amazon will be bringing 3,000 new jobs to Vancouver and setting up home in the redeveloped Canada Post building was heralded by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as great news for the city, and a
Why Vancouver’s soaring gas prices are a good thing

Why Vancouver’s soaring gas prices are a good thing

Drivers of gas-fueled vehicles woke up to a startling discovery this weekend — the highest prices at in pumps in Canadian history. Photo Grant Lawrence It’s official.
The great pipeline debate: Why isn’t more oil refined in B.C.?

The great pipeline debate: Why isn’t more oil refined in B.C.?

Workers construct the Trans Mountain pipeline from Edmonton to Burnaby in 1952. Photograph By TRANS MOUNTAIN EXPANSION PROJECT Here’s where the economic and environmental arguments clash. Those who want to ship Alberta oil from B.C.
OPINION: The government's 'BC Cannabis Stores' branding hits the mark

OPINION: The government's 'BC Cannabis Stores' branding hits the mark

This might be where you’re gonna be buying your weed when it’s legal. The B.C.
Yes cannabis overdoses are a thing and no we're not trying to incite reefer madness by telling you about them

Yes cannabis overdoses are a thing and no we're not trying to incite reefer madness by telling you about them

A followup to the story we published about almost 40 cannabis overdoses that occurred on 420 in Vancouver
Predictable pipeline spat highlights fundamental differences between B.C. and Alberta

Predictable pipeline spat highlights fundamental differences between B.C. and Alberta

In March, this protester was arrested by police and later charged with mischief for locking herself to a rock truck outside Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Terminal.
No sermons, no RSVPs, no guilt: In praise of Vancouver’s ‘Church of Friends’

No sermons, no RSVPs, no guilt: In praise of Vancouver’s ‘Church of Friends’

Lauren Bercovitch launched a weekly, noncommittal, non-religious meetup for her buddies called “Church of Friends.” Photo Lauren Bercovitch Imagine a Sunday morning social situation where you can drop in to some random place and see all your pals.