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Transit issues too complex for simple referendum

Posted by Oped 1275 days ago Vancouver Sun| transit issues complex simple referendum All
http://feeds.canada.com — A proposed referendum next November on TransLink funding is shaping up to be a messy, confusing and divisive affair. Read More
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'Suspicious' security

Posted by Oped 1281 days ago Vancouver Sun| suspicious security All
http://feeds.canada.com — Every airline traveller, patiently winding through a maze of security to get to an aircraft, reads the news with disbelief rapidly turning to anger. Airport screeners at Edmonton International Airport found a pipe bomb in a young man's carry-on luggage, but let him on the plane and didn't call police until four days later. One source says the security officers even tried to give the bomb back to Read More
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New airline services give consumers more choice

Posted by Oped 1282 days ago Vancouver Sun| new airline services consumers choice All
http://feeds.canada.com — Newly profitable Canadian airlines are promoting expansion plans that will bring much-needed new jobs and possibly lower airfares for B.C. passengers. Read More
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Bieber raid no yolk

Posted by Oped 1282 days ago Vancouver Sun| bieber raid yolk All
http://feeds.canada.com — If anyone should have egg on their faces over the searching of Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber's California mansion, it's the Los Angeles County Sheriff's office for its hard-boiled response to a minor incident. Read More
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Ban on incandescent bulbs not bright idea

Posted by Oped 1283 days ago Vancouver Sun| ban incandescent bulbs bright idea All
http://feeds.canada.com — The federal ban on incandescent light bulbs is a small but illustrative example of everything that's wrong with environmental policy in this country. Instead of establishing incentives to help Canadians make better choices, the government simply makes our decisions for us, rather than a carbon tax which would do much more efficiently. This year, the government is phasing out most ordinary incande Read More
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A national priority

Posted by Oped 1289 days ago Vancouver Sun| a national priority All
http://feeds.canada.com — A navigable Northwest Passage is no longer a mere romantic notion worthy of folk songs, or a far-off issue for Canada to worry about decades from now. The Danish-owned Nordic Orion demonstrated this fall that it is now possible to take a commercial vessel through the previously icebound Arctic waters. An official with the company, which shipped 15,000 tonnes of coal from Vancouver to Finland's po Read More
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What does 'duty to consult' mean?

Posted by Oped 1289 days ago Vancouver Sun| what duty consult mean All
http://feeds.canada.com — Stephen Harper, in B.C. earlier this week, proclaimed that aboriginals have an unprecedented chance through resource development to join Canada's mainstream. Read More
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Railing against trains

Posted by Oped 1290 days ago Vancouver Sun| railing trains All
http://feeds.canada.com — Well-financed environmental groups are prone to theatrics when it comes to opposing the oilsands, but ForestEthics has taken its rhetoric to new heights in calling the prospect of transporting Alberta bitumen to the British Columbia coast by rail "underhanded." Read More
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