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'A civic culture' would foster creation of business

Posted by Oped 1246 days ago Vancouver Sun| a civic culture foster creation business All
http://feeds.canada.com — San Diego might not immediately come to mind when thinking of civic examples for Vancouver to follow but, it turns out, a few lessons can be learned from that city to the south. Read More
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Ottawa rules prevent true choice in what TV we receive

Posted by Oped 1247 days ago Vancouver Sun| ottawa rules prevent true choice tv receive All
http://feeds.canada.com — Last week's throne speech held out the promise of pick-and-pay television, allowing consumers to pay for only those channels they choose. In the speech, the federal government made it sound like this was its idea, and that distributors of television signals were somehow to blame for the existing state of affairs, standing in the way of consumer choice. Read More
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Don't patronize consumers, focus on big picture instead

Posted by Oped 1247 days ago Vancouver Sun| dont patronize consumers focus big picture instead All
http://feeds.canada.com — When Canadians walk into a store and receive poor service, chances are their first thought is not, "I wish the government could help straighten out this business model ." Instead, consumers demand a refund, forgo giving a tip, and if still not satisfied with matters, take their business elsewhere. Read More
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Harper must give Canadians all the facts

Posted by Oped 1248 days ago Vancouver Sun| harper canadians facts All
http://feeds.canada.com — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is right to insist that Canadians should be focused on the tremendously beneficial trade deal Canada signed with the European Union, and what it means for our economy now and into the future. Unfortunately, that's not going to happen any time soon. Read More
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Conservatives deliver a grab bag of measures

Posted by Oped 1253 days ago Vancouver Sun| conservatives deliver grab bag measures All
http://feeds.canada.com — Those who sat through the Conservative government's throne speech for the coming session of Parliament were not rewarded with substance commensurate with its inordinate length. Read More
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Satellite reserves show promise, but details unclear

Posted by Oped 1253 days ago Vancouver Sun| satellite reserves promise details unclear All
http://feeds.canada.com — An imaginative idea aimed at bolstering the economy of Canada's aboriginal reserves needs more work before it's ready for prime time. The concept involves creation of so-called "satellite reserves" in urban areas, to boost fiscal fortunes of the many reserves that are seriously disadvantaged by their remote locations. Read More
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Veterans need better benefits

Posted by Oped 1260 days ago Vancouver Sun| veterans benefits All
http://feeds.canada.com — Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent has just released a troubling report that concludes Canada is failing hundreds of former soldiers who were seriously injured while serving their country overseas. Read More
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Assisted suicide can't be left for courts to decide

Posted by Oped 1261 days ago Vancouver Sun| assisted suicide left courts decide All
http://feeds.canada.com — Aruling Thursday by B.C.'s federal appeal court underscores how difficult the issue of assisted suicide is for Canadian society. Read More
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