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Dermod Travis: NDP vote stalls in reverse
The great thing about political punditry is the ability to be right and wrong at the same time and get away with it. This is why the pundits who were no better at predicting the...
Dermod Travis: B.C. Liberals in no position to give other parties lessons on political fundraising
It’s a bit rich for the B.C. Liberal Party to be giving lessons to the B.C. NDP on political fundraising, as they tried to do over the weekend after the NDP sent a fundraising...
Dermod Travis: The confidence gap—restoring our trust
The phony campaign has finally given way to the real thing. The writ is dropped, the legislature is dissolved, and politicians are out on the hustings. And as voters know well...
Dermod Travis: Election campaigns don't come cheap in B.C.
They're off. The start to B.C.'s official precampaign period for the 2013 election campaign is well underway. Day one of the precampaign would have been an easy miss, coming as...
Dermod Travis: Mortgaging B.C. one sweetheart deal at a time
If the B.C. government is ever on the hunt for a new slogan, perhaps “Spending our children’s inheritance” would be fitting. Since 2001, British Columbians have been witness to...
Dermod Travis: Picking our pockets in B.C.
The B.C. government likes to boast that the province's personal income tax rates are among the lowest in the land, if not the lowest. Expect to hear it repeated a lot in TV ads...
Dermod Travis: B.C.'s fiscal tsunami (Part 1)
If the term "fiscal cliff" became part of the daily lexicon over the holidays, perhaps a new term should come into vogue in B.C. before the May election. Call it the "fiscal...
Dermod Travis: The arcane nature of B.C.'s Elections Act third-party spending rules
British Columbia’s largest public-sector union— the B.C. Government and Services Employees’ Union— is facing a $3.2 million fine levied by Elections B.C. because of a TV ad the...
Dermod Travis: White House salaries put to shame by B.C. municipal paycheques
Pity Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's White House chief of staff, the highest ranking employee inside the executive office of the President of the United States. Earning a...
Dermod Travis: Making the case for electoral finance reform in B.C.
Catching a politician with their hand in the cookie jar is far more juicy than actually building a better cookie jar, so it’s little surprise that proposing changes to B.C.’s...
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Fleetwood Mac's classics please the masses in Vancouver
Out of Character offers clues as to why a leader lacking in hubris lost the B.C. election
Gwynne Dyer: Why Shinzo Abe takes such high risks to turn Japan's economy around
News for Youse: UBC prof linked to Senate payment, Jennifer Lawrence stalked, and drug users sue
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City
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Taiwanese animators take on Rob Ford crack smoking allegations
Nigel Wright resignation raises new questions about the Prime Minister's Office
News for Youse: Sedins star at home, Taylor Swift wins Billboard awards, and Yahoo buys Tumblr
Clueless Kelly Sutherland isn't the only one who hates the Canucks
B.C. NDP grapples with stunning provincial election loss
B.C. Liberals win fourth consecutive majority government
What B.C. New Democrats need to think about in the wake of an election debacle
B.C. Liberals celebrate majority win, Christy Clark loses Point Grey battle
Marc Emery blogs from prison about the B.C. election, the NDP loss, and the B.C. Greens' future
Martyn Brown: Vote Once, Think Twice
Daniel Veniez: Adrian Dix is the reason I'm voting B.C. NDP for the first time in my life
Church vies to take over Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
The Straight Slate for the 2013 B.C. provincial election: Candidate picks
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