Monthly Archives: December 2010

The most disappointing films of 2010

I’m not in the habit of seeing craptastic films. When I go to the movies I carefully scour Rotten Tomatoes to ensure I won’t be disappointed. I’m also not yet in a comfortable position to recap the best films of … Continue reading

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Griftopia chronicles a crack-headed America

I’m a rather sporadic reader, it is merely out of laziness that I’ve not gotten past the first 20 pages of the book I’m into right now, but every once in a while a work comes along that I just … Continue reading

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Douglas rejection could throw In-SHUCK-ch treaty into disarray

By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine December 23, 2010 The rejection of a treaty by the Douglas First Nation could throw the whole agreement into disarray. That, at least, is the indication one gets from an information flyer circulated by the … Continue reading

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First Nation salaries are Canada’s problem

  By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine December 16, 2010 By now you’ve heard that First Nation chiefs make too much money, and the predictable Canadian uproar that has come along with it. The uproar began with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, … Continue reading

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Climate debate moving beyond targets to policies, Pembina director says

Every month the Whistler Forum for Leadership and Dialogue organizes events that aim to put experts in various fields in conversation with the Sea to Sky region. This past weekend it invited Matt Horne from the Pembina Institute to come … Continue reading

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SLRD obstructing boundary expansion, says Pemberton mayor

The Village of Pemberton is engaged in an ongoing struggle to gain more tax revenue. It’s trying to solve the problem by expanding its boundaries to incorporate more properties including the possible Sunstone Ridge neighbourhood, located on the Pemberton Hillside. … Continue reading

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Joan McIntyre: B.C. Liberals facing “opportunity for renewal”

Joan McIntyre is nothing if not optimistic. The MLA for Whistler, Pemberton and Squamish says, rather than internal chaos, the BC Liberal Party is facing an “opportunity for renewal.” Read my interview with her below… with a special appearance by … Continue reading

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