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Mo Amir

Mo Amir

Mo Amir is the host and producer of the podcast, This is VANCOLOUR, available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and on the web at thisisvancolour.com

Recent Work by Mo

Opinion: Aaron Gunn’s leadership bid tests the BC Liberals’ identity

Opinion: Aaron Gunn’s leadership bid tests the BC Liberals’ identity

His late, albeit unofficial, entry in the race raises questions about the Liberal party's acceptance of social conservatives and federal Conservative voters.
Opinion: Kevin Falcon’s BC Liberal leadership campaign is aimless after the party’s first debate

Opinion: Kevin Falcon’s BC Liberal leadership campaign is aimless after the party’s first debate

The former BC Liberal cabinet minister faced repeated attacks on his personal commitment to the BC Liberal Party during its leadership debate
Opinion: The results of Vancouver Granville might be symbolic of Canada’s federal election

Opinion: The results of Vancouver Granville might be symbolic of Canada’s federal election

Seemingly the only competitive federal electoral district in the city, Vancouver Granville may be a bellwether riding for the results of Canada’s 44th election.
Opinion: Six Metro Vancouver battleground ridings to watch this federal election

Opinion: Six Metro Vancouver battleground ridings to watch this federal election

The results of these six Metro Vancouver battleground ridings in the 2021 Canadian federal election could be symbolic of how the 44th Canadian Parliament is formed.
Opinion: MP Don Davies’ comments about 'inclusion and exploitation' are toxic and cynical

Opinion: MP Don Davies’ comments about 'inclusion and exploitation' are toxic and cynical

Toxic comments by Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies reflect a political culture that has long-held cynical beliefs about people of colour participating in politics.  
Opinion: MLA Ben Stewart apparently wants B.C. workers to be paid as little as possible

Opinion: MLA Ben Stewart apparently wants B.C. workers to be paid as little as possible

BC Liberal MLA Ben Stewart says that government aid has not encouraged workers to find employment. In doing so, he has inadvertently promoted the idea that workers should be paid as little as possible.
Opinion: If the opioids crisis is a public health emergency, B.C. should treat it as one

Opinion: If the opioids crisis is a public health emergency, B.C. should treat it as one

The BC NDP government can do more on the opioids crisis. They can start with bipartisanship.
Opinion: If Mayor Kennedy Stewart made the VPD’s job harder, they need to prove it

Opinion: If Mayor Kennedy Stewart made the VPD’s job harder, they need to prove it

The Vancouver Police Department has publicly accused Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart of making their job harder, but they haven’t explained how exactly
Opinion: Val Litwin launches distinct campaign in BC Liberal leadership race

Opinion: Val Litwin launches distinct campaign in BC Liberal leadership race

With a splashy introduction to the public, former President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce Val Litwin enters the BC Liberal leadership race as a polished force of exuberant energy, which should worry his competitors.
Opinion: 'Cancel Culture' is a grift

Opinion: 'Cancel Culture' is a grift

In the wake of discovering children buried at the site of a former Kamloops Residential School and the terror attack against a Muslim family in London, Ontario, “Cancel Culture” has finally been exposed as a grift in Canada