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Basic income: Easier said than done

The Basic Income Task Force has questions for basic income proponents and opponents.

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BC Government Economic Strategy Calls for Fewer Jobs in Vancouver, More Sprawl

Does Vancouver have too many jobs, particularly in the tech sector? The BC government seems to think so. In January the Vancouver Sun’s Vaughn Palmer reported on an government economic strategy report that was circulating within the government. I have obtained a copy of the report via a FOI request. You can read the report...

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Which MLAs aren’t team players?

Four MLAs didn’t give their party a penny.

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The state of BC’s party finances

Good afternoon! Patrick from Cambie Report here with some analysis I managed to work through quickly. Elections BC released the 2018 annual financial disclosures today and I had the chance to do a quick a skim. Using the roughest of measures, cash on hand minus liabilities, we can get a sense of the overall health...

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Bad PR Arguments Everyone Needs To Stop Making

The campaign over the proportional representation referendum is in full swing. As with any campaign, that brings on a slew of bad arguments. Hearing the same bad arguments, day after day, has gotten me to the point were I felt compelled to write this (even if it is just to blow off a little steam).

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Vancouver Byelection Thoughts

Today is the byelection to fill the seat vacated by Geoff Meggs, and to elect an entire school board after the last one was unceremoniously fired by the provincial government. I gave some of my thoughts on Episode 56 of the podcast, but wanted to put a few more thoughts down about the byelection. I...

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