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Kirk LaPointe: Political absence at LNG2023 augurs ill for our reputations

Kirk LaPointe: Political absence at LNG2023 augurs ill for our reputations

Federal, B.C. governments did not exactly roll out the Welcome Wagon for LNG conference delegates, writes Kirk LaPointe
Rob Shaw: B.C. follows suit, Premier David Eby pulls government advertising from Facebook and Instagram

Rob Shaw: B.C. follows suit, Premier David Eby pulls government advertising from Facebook and Instagram

Journalism a vital public service that needs to be supported, Eby says
Mario Canseco: Canadians’ perception of the economy is improving, albeit cautiously, new poll finds

Mario Canseco: Canadians’ perception of the economy is improving, albeit cautiously, new poll finds

Forty-two per cent of British Columbians say Canada’s economic conditions are 'very good' or 'good'
Rob Shaw: Eby criticizes 'absolutely disgraceful' Facebook and Google for threats to cut off news content

Rob Shaw: Eby criticizes 'absolutely disgraceful' Facebook and Google for threats to cut off news content

B.C. government considers pulling its advertising from tech titans
Rob Shaw: RCMP union tells province to respect Surrey council's wish to retain its Mounties force

Rob Shaw: RCMP union tells province to respect Surrey council's wish to retain its Mounties force

RCMP is doing a 'fantastic job' and there is no evidence public safety would improve with a municipal force
Kirk LaPointe: Canada set to become one of world’s worst democracies for news consumption

Kirk LaPointe: Canada set to become one of world’s worst democracies for news consumption

'Last week the government steamed ahead and passed Bill C-18. It taunted Facebook and Google as arrogant and was certain they were bluffing. This week it found out they weren’t,' writes Kirk LaPointe
Kirk LaPointe: Government keeps obscuring our right to know what we don't

Kirk LaPointe: Government keeps obscuring our right to know what we don't

Last week was a big week on the information-freedom frontier, for better and worse
Kirk LaPointe: We need more than high interest rates to correct our imbalanced economy

Kirk LaPointe: We need more than high interest rates to correct our imbalanced economy

If it took overly long to get on with the rate escalation, writes Kirk LaPointe, it is also going to take overly long to see those rates decline
David Williams: How long can our governments ignore our declining living standards?

David Williams: How long can our governments ignore our declining living standards?

Incomes are slipping and stagnating, our politicians need to face the facts
Kirk LaPointe: The public is calling for an inquiry. Trudeau and Johnston should give us one

Kirk LaPointe: The public is calling for an inquiry. Trudeau and Johnston should give us one

Conflicts of interest are about perception, writes Kirk LaPointe