Translink’s board of directors recently voted its top executives a pay increase of up to 25%, and the new range for the CEO is now $406,634 to $517,443.  The value of benefits they receive is on top of this. Now, half a million dollars is more than the Prime Minister gets paid, so how does Translink justify it? Translink hired a consulting firm to help them with a months-long review that resulted in a report

Transportation
On April 15th, the BC Supreme Court issued a judgement in a case involving a transgender child and the child’s father. I’ll start with the judgement, then fill in some background of the case, and lastly discuss the larger social and political context. First, the judgement, which may be considered a landmark, for good or ill. The names of the parties have been anonymized, and the child is referred to as “AB”, and the father

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VANCOUVER, BC: The British Columbia Libertarian Party welcomes the public to meet and greet with its leadership and candidates during this year’s Vancouver 420 Cannabis Protest at Sunset Beach on April 20th, 2019. This year, the Vancouver 420 organizers have granted the BC Libertarian Party a great corner Booth in Spot #191 for the entire duration of the event. (Refer to: https://420vancouver.com/book) We believe the BC NDP have completely fumbled the important multi-billion dollar cannabis

Cannabis
by Clayton Welwood – Candidate for North Vancouver – Seymour With an election half a year away, the federal government has started an ad campaign to remind Canadians how much they’re helping them financially. It’s called My Benefits and Credits, and it features heartfelt videos from citizens who are grateful for the GST credits, Canada child benefits, and other payouts from Ottawa. But as surely as the government gives, it also takes away, and usually

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March 10, 2019

What One Person Can Do

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Originally published by the West Coast Libertarian Foundation  in the newsletter of the Greater Vancouver Libertarian Association in April 1981. On March 21 Peterborough Libertarian activist Sally Hayes addressed the second meeting of the Libertarian Supper Club of Vancouver. Twenty-six guests listened to Mrs. Hayes’ discussion of the role of the individual in libertarian activism. She pointed out that one person can in fact have considerable influence on political events. She mentioned her personal indignation

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