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Government regulations are great, because some people are awful

This is in response to the previously published article “Canada, stop nannying your people.”   The world is in a rocky place right now. We have a bloody war being fought in the Middle East, rapidly spreading viral outbreaks, and a cartoonishly expensive housing market. No, I’m not even going to touch what’s happening in […]

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Kinder Morgan pipeline project approved by Justin Trudeau, cabinet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today the approval of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, set to triple the oil transported to the Westridge terminal at the base of Burnaby mountain. The National Energy Board recommended the project for approval in May this year, under 157 conditions. The decision was expected following an announcement earlier […]

One of the several thousand protesters in Vancouver today speaking out against the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Thousands gather to protest Trans Mountain pipeline

The Trans Mountain pipeline has already been conditionally approved by the National Energy Board, but that didn’t stop thousands of protesters from gathering Saturday in front of Vancouver City Hall to protest it. The controversial project — which critics say won’t meaningfully contribute to the BC economy, and poses unacceptable safety and environmental risks — […]

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$5 a Day Challenge: Starving for sustainable solutions

This is the final post in a week-long web series that documents Kevin Rey’s experiences living off of $5 worth of food a day. When my editor and I were talking about this challenge in the planning phases, she said that I should feel free to bail out if I started to become really malnourished. […]

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$5 a Day Challenge: Things are getting plain — and burnt

This is the fourth post in a week-long web series that documents Kevin Rey’s experiences living off of $5 worth of food a day. Check back daily for another post. So maybe eating the exact same thing for lunch every day isn’t quite as fun as I imagined. I mean, it’s reasonably nourishing and filling, […]

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$5 a Day Challenge: Meal planning to avoid death

This is the second in a week-long web series that documents Kevin Rey’s experiences living off of $5 worth of food a day. Check back daily for another post. I’ll bet all of you who read my previous article are wondering something. Why didn’t I just buy like 48 packets of ramen, and maybe an […]

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