To the Editor: It’s time for John Horgan’s Tommy Douglas Moment – Universal Basic Income

This letter was sent to the Alberni Valley News on October 29, 2020 and published November 4, 2020. Dear Editor, The provincial election is over and it is now time to look ahead to how this strong NDP majority can truly do the most good for all British Columbians no matter their station or political […]

Yup, First Nations should have a veto.

There has to be a ‘Get to No’. Addendum: A day later I read this piece in Maclean’s. I highly recommended reading it…. before or after you read my opinion, of course. 🙂 https://twitter.com/chrisalecanada/status/1228703780776005634?s=21 As the protests and blockades in support of the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs opposed to the TC Energy Coastal Gas Link pipeline […]

On Wet’suwet’en: The Deafening Silence of Cowardice.

I seem to write about this kind of thing a lot. I have always been disappointed by the cowardice of politicians and there is unfortunately no lack of examples today in Canada or around the world. The Wet’suwet’en and Coastal Gas Link pipeline issue rolls on as the RCMP remove indigenous people from their territory, […]