Category Archives: NDP

Alberta election results deliver a sense of dread

My partner Penny and I watched the Alberta election results live on Tuesday night with a sense of dread. Don’t get me wrong — I’m no fan of Rachel Notley’s advocacy for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. However, Jason Kenney … Continue reading

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ICBC changes are no laughing matter

On April 1, it was no joke when the provincial NDP’s attorney general, David Eby, introduced sweeping new rules limiting compensation for victims of motor vehicle accidents in BC. But before I get into the details, two important points. First, … Continue reading

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March 15 student strikes for climate action — join the rally as an ally!

I am very inspired by Greta Thunberg. She’s the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist who sat, alone, on the cobblestones of the Swedish parliament one Friday last August, demanding action on climate change. She’s sat there almost every Friday since — … Continue reading

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