Editor, The Rossland Telegraph:
I have disliked the politics of liberals all my active political life as a socialist, yet as people they are most often my friends and the next-best-thing to socialists. Liberals work harmoniously within capitalism but I am far from accepting that attitude.
Liberals have had a dominant position in public discourse for a long time, and in media,...
Today NDP Natural Resources Critic Richard Cannings, MP (South Okanagan – West Kootenay) announced the tabling of motion M-119, calling on the Liberal government to re-introduce the EcoENERGY Home Retrofit program.
By James Wilt | DeSmog Canada
Reconcile with Indigenous peoples. Make elections fairer. Invest many more billions in public transit and green infrastructure. Take climate change seriously.
Independent elementary schools in British Columbia continue to perform well above average, but this year more than 90 per cent of all elementary schools in the province that showed significant improvement are public, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking of B.C. elementary schools released today.
Splat. It would seem British Columbia's 41st general election is well underway.
The uproar this week over news that someone may have hacked the B.C. Liberal party's website is a harbinger of things to come, so fasten your seat belts.
Lost in the charges and counter-charges over the alleged hack is a characteristic most hackers share.
Any hacker worth their salt doesn't...
What does democracy look like? Protest and Legitimacy
Seeing terms like “post-truth” and “alternative facts” gain traction in the news convinces me that politicians, media workers and readers could benefit from a refresher course in how science helps us understand the world. Reporting on science is difficult at the best of times. Trying to communicate complex ideas and distil entire studies into eye-catching headlines and brief stories can open...
Government employees in Ontario get higher wages, on average, than comparable workers in the private sector and they retire earlier and take more days off per year, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The Rossland Telegraph interviewed a local doctor (let's call this person "Dr. X") to learn what people in our area suffering from "grievous and irremediable" conditions that result in enduring and intolerable suffering can expect if they conclude that they want to have medical assistance in dying (MAID).
<p><strong>“Government was intended to suppress injustice, but its effect has been to embody and perpetuate it.”</strong> – William Godwin</p>
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