Swimmers rally to save Lord Byng pool

Jessica Kerr / Vancouver Courier NOVEMBER 1, 2017 09:47 AM http://www.vancourier.com/news/swimmers-rally-to-save-lord-byng-pool-1.23081050 Quoted from the article: “Lord Byng pool is small, and that’s the way its users like it.  A group of more than 50 residents squeezed into the lobby of the …

BC urges Trudeau’s Minister to Crack down on Kinder Morgan

By Mike De Souza in News, Energy, Politics | November 3rd 2017.  Quoted from the article: The B.C. government has sent a personal appeal to members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet, calling for more cooperation in enforcing the law and cracking down on alleged violationsperpetrated by pipeline operator …

B.C. NDP government moves to outlaw big money from municipal elections

by Carlito Pablo on October 30th, 2017 at 3:32 PM Quoted from the article: The B.C. NDP government has introduced legislation banning corporate and union donations in local elections.
Bill 15, or the Local Elections Campaign Financing Amendment Act, 2017, also limits individual contributions to $1,200. The changes mirror the provincial election campaign finance reforms brought forward by the government last September

More UBC trees get axed to make way for market housing

By Jon Hernandez, CBC News Posted: Oct 19, 2017 10:30 PM PT Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 11:23 PM PT As quoted: “We’re worried that this is just another incremental step in the planned development that threatens to disturb the entire forested corridor,” said Mike …