Monthly Archives: October 2014

November Is the Cruelest month…

Unable to find affordable housing, 82-year-old living in Victoria shelter SARAH PETRESCU / TIMES COLONIST OCTOBER 29, 2014 09:58 PM All I want is a room somewhere Far away from the cold night air With one enormous chair….. Ah, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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A Bridge Too Close?

Gabriola Island Bridge project prompts new opposition from residents Bridge-Free Salish Sea group plans to mount a petition campaign to gauge concerns over proposed bridge CBC News Posted: Oct 29, 2014 11:06 AM PT Last Updated: Oct 29, 2014 11:07 … Continue reading

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The Cheat Is On…

Fake Revenue Canada Agency website used in online scam Katherine Murray thought she was applying to get the B.C. teachers’ strike support payment CBC News Posted: Oct 28, 2014 6:24 AM PT Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014 6:25 AM PT … Continue reading

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Morphing Tragedy into Terror: the Harper Agenda

Canada won’t be cowed by terrorism, or by a draconian response to its threat The Ottawa shooting requires a measured reaction. We won’t let this society be divided into ‘us and them’ Emer O’Toole theguardian.com, Thursday 23 October 2014 04.33 … Continue reading

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Harper’s Zipper: Stuck Again

ANALYSIS Conservatives’ copyright law changes could backfire Does the government really want to trigger a debate over the use of political attack ads? By Kady O’Malley, CBC News Posted: Oct 14, 2014 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 14, 2014 8:12 … Continue reading

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BC’s Future Goes Back to the Past…

Temporary foreign workers needed for B.C.’s future, says premier Christy Clark: ‘There’s going to be a spurt in the number of workers that are required.’ By Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press Posted: Oct 03, 2014 10:23 AM PT Last Updated: Oct … Continue reading

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The US Declares Permanent War in Arab Winter

How ISIS and Syria drove a stake through the Arab Spring The rise of ISIS is a setback for reform in a region that is crying out for it By Nahlah Ayed, CBC News Posted: Oct 03, 2014 5:00 AM ET … Continue reading

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