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Silent vigil supports Turkish protestors

June 26, 2013
Silent vigil supports Turkish protestors

People calling for real democracy have held a silent protest outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.  The group stood on the steps holding signs – flags and red flowers Tuesday evening. One of the youngest protestors was seven year old Esen Gencol. She was there to support people in Turkey, “We’re helping the people there because [...]

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UPDATES: Clark challenges Dix to one-on-one TV debate

April 9, 2013
UPDATES: Clark challenges Dix to one-on-one TV debate

Premier Christy Clark says she has accepted an invitation from Global TV for a one-on-one debate with NDP leader Adrian Dix, and she’s challenging Dix to do the same. Clark says this would be in addition to a debate on April 26th on CKNW with the leaders of the four major parties. Clark says only [...]

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Jim Pattison remembers Margaret Thatcher as a visionary

April 9, 2013
Jim Pattison remembers Margaret Thatcher as a visionary

A well known B.C. business man who met Margaret Thatcher several times is crediting the former British Prime Minister as a visionary. Jim Pattison says Thatcher was a strong woman, who refused to compromise. “Well Margaret Thatcher was a very special person I had an opportunity to meet with her several times over the years [...]

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The new democracy: Surrey to launch online forum

April 4, 2013

City wants residents and business owners to weigh in on everything from pets to condos globeandmail – British Columbia

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Pete McMartin: Doug Christie — defender of free speech, symbol of democracy

March 14, 2013

I first met him in 1981 when I was assigned to write a long feature on him. He was then leader of the separatist Western Canada Concept party, and he was doing all he could to devolve Confederation. The long list of odious clients he would represent in court — the anti-Semites, the white supremacists, [...]

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