Political Junkie

Political commentary from a variety of bloggers about Vancouver issues.

How should we remember Ralph Klein?

Condolences and praise poured in for former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, who passed away on Friday, March 29, at the age of 70. "We remember what a force of personality he was, how driven he was, how...

How much did Harper spend on Keystone XL pipeline promotion?

The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) is calling for a full accounting of the public money spent lobbying in favour of the highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline,...

Stephen Harper's deadly toys

It's finally happened.   Our warlike Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, and his equally pugnacious sidekick Peter MacKay, have finally declared why they want to wear their six-guns in public....

The rise of green Conservatives

If you think climate isn't on the agenda at a Conservative conference, you're the one in denial.

Bridging Cultures: Idle No More protest in Surrey

An alleged assault on a First Nations woman who helped organize the Idle No More rallies has shaken the indigenous community, organizers say. This afternoon, activists will gather at Surrey to...

Enbridge protest in Victory Square takes aim at Harper government's environmental policies

Around 1,000 rallied in Victory Square in downtown Vancouver against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline today. Bolstered by the support of Idle No More and Downtown Eastside...