Saturday, January 28, 2012

1% throws seniors under the bus

Seniors unhappy with loss of their bus service: "Nanaimo's Parks, Recreation and Culture department has eliminated a bus service for seniors in a cost-cutting measure.
Grace Tickson spoke out on behalf of seniors at the last meeting of city council and voiced her displeasure with the decision. "

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Monday, January 9, 2012

Tempers flare ahead of B.C. pipeline hearings | CTV News

Tempers flare ahead of B.C. pipeline hearings | CTV News: "Tensions surrounding the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline are expected to bubble over this week when public hearings on the embattled project begin.

Discussions will kick off on Tuesday in Kitimat, B.C., site of the project's proposed oil tanker port.

More than 4,300 individuals and groups are slated to speak at the regulatory hearings, which will stretch out over the next 18 months across British Columbia and Alberta."

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