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Mario Canseco: Seven lessons from the defeated transit plebiscite
The perception of a bloated, ineffective and inefficient TransLink was more powerful than any grandiose vision of the future.
Jul 2nd, 2015
Surprising results of metro Vancouver transit referendum released today
Opponents' winning vote by a generous majority sends a strong message to BC Liberals.
Jul 2nd, 2015
Young voters don't know and don't care?
Elections Canada weighs poor participation by youth.
Nov 25th, 2011
Conservatives have a lock on Calgary ... for now
DECISION 2011: Alberta has become the most urbanized province in Canada, and that means change is coming in its political future.
Apr 27th, 2011
The lament of the centre
DECISION 2011: A view of the federal election from the heartland of Southern Ontario.
Apr 26th, 2011
No coalition with NDP, Michael Ignatieff insists
"No coalition with anybody. We want to elect a Liberal government -- nothing else," Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff told The Vancouver Observer yesterday during a talk at Langara College last...
Mar 30th, 2011
Metro Van garbage plan: green or green wash?
Metro Vancouver is soliciting feedback from the public on the Integrated Solid Waste and Integrated Resource Management Plan until July 14th. Send in your thoughts on the plan and...
Jun 27th, 2010