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Vancouver Municipal Election 2011


Monday, October 3rd, 2011 — 10:09am PDT
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The Municipal Election Office is now open in Vancouver in anticipation of this fall’s election. Photo credit: Foxtongue on Flickr Where 450 West Broadway, East of the Broadway/City Hall Canada Line Dates Open Monday to Friday until November 19, 2011 (election day) Hours 8:30am to 5:00pm excluding statutory holidays (like Thanksgiving on the 10th) Find […]

Polling Stations in Vancouver


Monday, May 2nd, 2011 — 7:45am PDT
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If you are looking for Elections Canada information on October 19, 2015, please see the Elections Canada website and enter your postal code to find your polling station. Today is election day in Canada and if you haven’t already cast your vote in advanced polls, you have from 7:00am until 7:00pm (Pacific Time) to do […]

Where to Sign the HST Petition


Monday, May 17th, 2010 — 1:00pm PDT
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The HST or Harmonized Sales Tax is coming to BC July 1st. It does away with our Provincial Sales Tax (currently 7%) but still adds 7% to the GST. BC’s HST will be 12% while other provinces adopting the system, such as Ontario, will have a 13% HST. The Canada Revenue Agency is hosting seminars […]

BC-STV Referendum on Electoral Reform


Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 — 8:28am PDT
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Today we’re not only voting in the Provincial election, but British Columbians are also participating in a referendum on electoral reform. This means we can vote to change our current plurality or “first past the post” electoral process to BC-STV or “single transferable vote”. I’ve been looking for resources, I had some interview opportunities to […]

Mary McNeil Candidate Interview Vancouver False-Creek


Monday, May 11th, 2009 — 6:46pm PDT
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In April I did three candidate interviews in one day, covering Vancouver West-End and Vancouver-Hastings and I thought those would be my last. Three more interviews later and I’m falling behind on content, as expected. I was however able to meet up with Mary McNeil, the BC Liberal candidate for Vancouver False-Creek so here are […]

Candidate Interview with Carole James


Thursday, May 7th, 2009 — 1:31pm PDT
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Continuing my election coverage I have requested interviews with several of the candidates for Premier and they have all been gracious enough to supply answers to my questions (in email or video form). The following are the responses from Carole James of the BC NDP (some of the questions are similar to those I have […]