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Sinking the myth of dangerous West Coast oil tanker traffic

BUSINESS (Troy Media) As a change in government looms in British Columbia puts the Kinder Morgan expansion project in jeopardy, we need to realize just how safe oil tankers are

Staking out the moral high ground in the energy debate

BUSINESS (Troy Media) Othering can help understand energy discourse in Canada – and its tension and polarization – in a sector where natural sciences sensibilities ought to prevail

Election results could spell trouble for B.C.’s tax competitiveness

POLTICS/BUSINESS (Troy Media) B.C.’s political leaders should prioritize the economic well-being of British Columbians over party politics and that means tax cuts in several areas

B.C.’s election: the perils of proportional representation

POLITICS (Troy Media) Green Party policies, rejected by more than 80% of B.C. voters, could be enacted because its support is required to form a government

Can B.C. put integrity and effectiveness ahead of petty politics?

KUNIN (Troy Media) Can B.C.’s newly-elected MLAs make something positive out of the minority government mess that appears to be awaiting the province?

Will B.C. edge to the precipice once more?

KINSELLA (Troy Media) A nose-to-nose election race has clear similarities to the campaign of 1996. Then, an NDP victory meant disaster for the province. It could again in 2017

Lower Mainland municipalities create roadblocks to new housing

MUNICIPAL (Troy Media) Homebuilders were asked how long they wait for permit approvals, how much it costs, how often rezoning is required and the scope of local opposition

Curating kindness: the acts of humanity that inspire daily life

ROBINSON (Troy Media) Amidst the turmoil, simple acts of kindness: feeding a homeless man, art classes for apartment kids, and Wood Camp with Steve

Vancouver can’t have both low-density and affordable housing

MUNICIPAL (Troy Media) To take pressure off the cost of living in Vancouver, the city should build more housing units on its limited geographic footprint

The hard facts on B.C.’s softwood lumber dilemma

KUNIN (Troy Media) It’s time B.C. pushed hard to diversify its economy, improved its infrastructure, and looked for new and stable markets for its lumber products

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