Note: Apologies for the delayed release this week – a mix of technical and personal issues held back our release.
A belated Happy Groundhog’s Day!
This week: D-Day comes in BC. New polling data is bad for the federal Liberals. And hybrid Parliament forever.
B.C. takes action to save lives, build new connections of care with drug decriminalization
What you need to know about the decriminalization of possessing illicit drugs in B.C. | CBC News
Pierre Poilievre on Twitter: “After 8 years of Justin Trudeau & the BC NDP, we see near record overdose deaths. You can’t fight the facts
Toxic-drug supply claims nearly 2,300 lives in 2022: BC Coroners Service
Better is Possible—A True System of Care – BC Liberal Party
Julian Somers: Addiction, homelessness and evidence to build back better | Vancouver Sun
Petition seeks to recall B.C. Premier David Eby, calling him a ‘dictator’ | Globalnews.ca
Allegations of Elections Act violations
Peace River North recall attempt
Recall petition to be issued against MLA Dan Davies – Prince George Daily News
Peace River North recall petition text
UPDATE: Local separatist group looking to part from Canada
Abacus Data | Conservatives open up an 8-point lead over the Liberals as 70%+ Canadians don’t think the Liberal government is focused enough on the cost of living, healthcare or housing.
Canadian universities conducting joint research with Chinese military scientists – The Globe and Mail
Ottawa vows to curb Canadian university research with Chinese military scientists – The Globe and Mail
Post-secondary institutions have no choice but to rely on China for funds
Hybrid Parliament should be here to stay, say MPs in new report
PROC: Hybrid Parliament Report
Federal Green leader urges Mike Schreiner to think twice about Liberal offer | Globalnews.ca