Category Archives: Politics

Will a branch of Canada’s seventh Regional Development Agency be in North Island – Powell River?

MP Rachel Blaney is inviting the Federal Government to set up a branch of Canada’s seventh Regional Development Agency (RDA) in North Island -Powell River.

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A step by step guide to making political change: Former MP Libby Davies

“The Pulse” @ Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CRFO 100.5 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

In a time when many have felt hopeless, Libby Davies is anything but.

The former MP of Vancouver East of 18 years told The PULSE that she believes every group, no matter how marginalized, can “absolutely” make change.

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An Indigenous author explains Why the Indian Act must go

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

Last week in a virtual Q & A session, Indigenous author Bob Joseph was asked “How will people know that they’ve achieved reconciliation?”

Joseph answered, “When people are at peace with the past.”

The first step is moving away from the Indian Act, according to Joseph, who advocates for First Nations heading towards self-governance, self-reliance and self-determination.

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No universal basic income for BC

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

It appears to be the end of the road for a universal basic income in British Columbia.

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BC LIberals: Double crossed for their cooperation

By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Double crossed for their cooperation throughout the pandemic, B.C.’s reconfigured Liberal Opposition may take a more aggressive, combative role in the legislature, predicted political analysts.

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