Archive for the ‘bc’ Category

Vaisakhi parade risky for MP Ujjal Dosanjh and MLA Dave Hayer: organizer

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Vaisakhi parade risky for MP Ujjal Dosanjh and MLA Dave Hayer: organizer.

I have often enjoyed the Vaisakhi parade, but  the criteria for a parade permit are based largely on the possibility of ensuring public safety.  I wouldn’t want to see this used as an excuse for withholding permission for expression of controversial views, but when the organizers of an event explicitly deny their capacity for or interest in protecting all members of the public then . . .

BC-Alberta Trade Agreement Scuppers CO2 Reduction in BC

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

This Tyee Article about TILMA shows how its restrictions on differential regulation make it virtually impossible for one province to implement stricter standards (in any area).

Stephen’s Web ~ by Stephen Downes ~

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Stephen’s Web ~ by Stephen Downes ~

EdTechPost: Campus 2020

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Scott Leslie writes “on Campus 2020 Think Pieces – Envisioning Post-Secondary Education in BC 15 years out” Free Wireless Fever

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

Should we get Free Wireless in Vancouver?
I think so! Not so much for the business traveller (who probably has adequate access at hotel and meeting place) or the poor (who probably don’t have laptops and more likely use free fixed community access points) but for tourists and the rest of us who suffer the inconvenience and expense of using multiple different providers and/or paying for an hour’s access to just send one picture or message. The Hidden, Huge Costs of ‘P3’ Projects

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 The Hidden, Huge Costs of ‘P3’ Projects

Voices For Change

Monday, July 25th, 2005

Voices For Change is the site blocked by Telus from access by its internet customers. It is obviously essential that the law should prohibit such censorship by service providers (along with similar actions by broadcast and print media to restrict criticism of their own operations and/or preferred advertisers) Why Is Higher Ed off the Election Radar?

Friday, May 13th, 2005

this article by Crawford Killian is both an important message for the electorate and a sad comment on the effectiveness of the FPSE investment in bringing public attention to post-secondary education issues.

Tyee Election Central: RAIL<=>LIAR cartoon

Monday, May 9th, 2005

From the “Tyee” Election Central a great cartoon by Ingrid Rice.