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Former COPE councillor Tim Louis has always called it as he sees it. For Louis, the tentative agreement struck by Coalition of Progressive Electors representatives with Vision...
Most Canadians are saying that Green Party leader Elizabeth May should be allowed to participate in the federal election’s televised leaders’ debates, according to an Angus Reid...
Gladys Radek and her group of Native activists had hoped to be at least within earshot of MPs on Monday (September 15), when Parliament was originally scheduled to convene. On...
On July 3, 2008, the Straight reported that first-term councillor George Chow—one of four incumbent Vision Vancouver council members—was pondering the “best use” of his time....
The Coast Mountain Bus Company recorded fewer passenger pass-ups between May 1, 2007, and July 8, 2008, compared with figures from the previous year, according to an executive of...
On what issues should federal politicians get cracking? Dave Jones Security consultant and former Vancouver Police officer “The Four Horsemen of...
Civic politicians from Vancouver Island and the B.C. coast don’t want to see community channels removed from the basic packages offered by cable-television providers. Gibsons...
B.C. Transit has started clearing a forested wetland in Whistler in order to build a depot and fuelling station for hydrogen fuel cell–powered buses, much to the dismay of...
On the 67th day of the Native women’s cross-country trek that started in Vancouver on June 21, organizer Gladys Radek told the Straight that more than 5,000 people have signed a...
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is threatening to trigger a snap election, and if this happens in early fall, it could be bad news for civic parties going into the November 15...

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