For those considering issue triage — picking five or six issues to focus on — in the fight to rid the country of the current government, one area that is critical to the outcome is exposing the Harper government’s construction of the national security state.
So there’s probably more than three things you should have every day, but for the well-being of those who are easily overwhelmed, let’s keep it simple.
By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily
An injunction to prevent the Sinixt Nation from protesting logging on Perry Ridge in the Slocan Valley has been denied by the B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver late Friday.
Kaslo’s Sunshine Logging appeared before the court Nov. 5 on “a short leave injunction application to have the blockage removed,” while the Sinixt appeared with counsel in Vancouver to resist the application.
“Like others, the Green Party of BC was surprised by the timing of Gordon Campbell’s announcement that he is stepping down and has asked the BC Liberals to hold a leadership convention as soon as possible,” said Jane Sterk, leader of the Green Party of BC. “We thought he would wait around until after the HST referendum so that the next leader had some hope of recovering any level of support for the BC Liberal party.
Proposition 19 was defeated with 53.9 per cent of California voters voting ‘No.’
The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act was a statewide ballot in California Tuesday night.
If passed, it would have legalized various marijuana-related events that would have allowed municipal governments to impose and collect marijuana-related fees and taxes, and authorize various criminal and civil penalties.
Interior Health is being anything but vague in dispelling a rumour that Trail's critical care units are slated for closure.