Staff Reporter
Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion continues. (via Trans Mountain)

Mar. 19, 2021

B.C. unveiled more vaccination details on Thursday

Workers at the Trans Mountain site near North Road in Burnaby with masks pulled down around their chins.

Derrick O'Keefe
Jim Pattison's Nova Spirit yacht docked in Vancouver's Coal Harbour (Ross/Flickr)

Mar. 11, 2021

New calculations show a moderately ambitious tax on the ultra-rich would generate $19.4 billion for public coffers in first year

What if there was one simple policy that could raise the federal government an extra $19 billion or so to pay for a just recovery from the pandemic, with the side benefit of ever so slightly decreasing the chasm of inequality between the ultra-rich and most people in Canada?

New research from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that even a moderately ambitious wealth tax could do just that.


On March 1st, eight water and land protectors (now known in the press as the Secwépemc 8) appeared either in Kamloops Supreme Court or by phone.

The next hearing is scheduled for March 15th at 2 PM in Kamloops Supreme Court (or by phone for the arrestees who reside in the Lower Mainland). The dial-in number and passcode will be shared, once they are available, and anyone from the public is welcome to join the call as an observer, but is not permitted to speak.

The accused are - 

Water and land protectors arrested on Oct. 15th

Yves Engler
Rick Smith

MARCH 3, 2021

Broadbent Institute head Rick Smith should just be frank and say he hates Palestinians and doesn’t care about internationalism.

Staff Reporter
Queensborough is at a higher risk of flooding. Record file photo

Mar 5, 2021

New provincial funding announced

New Democrat MLAs Aman Singh and Jennifer Whiteside are welcoming the announcement of $22,000 in funding to support the planning and development of an emergency evacuation route for the city.


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