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The Iced Tea Maker and the Overwaitea Man

Bob commented below on the announcement that Jimmy Pattison will chair a public accountability committee for the revenues raised if authorized by the referendum: “Really, the Yes side saviour is someone whose fortune was built on selling cars? 489 more words


Referendum Primer for Progressives

From Marc Lee at Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives:

Today, we released a primer on the referendum, and in it we address some key issues and legitimate concerns that have emerged in the lead-up. 75 more words


Referendum: At Your Feet

I had wondered why there weren’t ads for a Yes vote on the transit system.  But then yesterday afternoon, at Waterfront:


Quote: The Consequences of No

From Peter Ladner:

Former CEO Pat Jacobsen on Plan B (phone interview for my next Business in Vancouver column):

“A No vote will do nothing to improve TransLink.

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Referendum alipire a municipiului Oradea si comunei Sinmartin

Despre alipirea municipiului Oradea şi a comunei Sînmartin (cea care administrează zona Băilor Felix şi 1 mai) se tot discută de cîţiva ani. 72 more words


World Premiere: "Our Story. Our Future."

Well, okay, a Regional Premiere – the reason why I believe so passionately that the referendum is about a lot more than a transportation package, a funding proposal or a popularity contest.   330 more words


The Two-Hundred-Million-Dollar Coincidence

Keep in mind this number: a base amount of $200 million.  That (plus many millions more) measures three separate things – but together they say a lot about our perceptions and priorities. 165 more words