Category Archives: Environment

Jobs Jobs Jobs – And “Jobs” vs. “Green”

Jobs. People have often asked me questions like “Chris, you’re for the environment, but what about jobs?  Will environment always come before creating jobs?” I don’t see the two as mutually exclusive.  There are a myriad of ways to create jobs, … Continue reading

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Council Live blog time! – Bike Paths!

Here we go! Newest is at the top. Here is the Agenda. Done! 21:42 – Chopra moves to put $350,000 in a special fund with $100,000 going to general. 21:42 – McLeman removes rest of motions. 21:41 – motion defeated … Continue reading

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Gas Fracking, LNG and what Councillors should, and likely do know.

One thing that really bugs me about politicians is when they fein ignorance to avoid dealing with a topic. At last nights City Council meeting there was a letter addressed to council from a resident of Burnaby that had gotten … Continue reading

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July 14 – Council live blog – Big Agenda!

We are getting started! Most recent on top. And we are done. 10:08 – Washington asks about Nomination and election timing. Hartwell says all info is on the website. 10:07 – Kerr notice of motion to have AVICC do a … Continue reading

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Our Working Waterfront and Livable Waterfront go Hand in Hand

I take the optimistic point of view… what we have now in front of us are huge opportunities! Today’s AV Times newspaper lays out those opportunities perfectly.  From affordable, waterfront living, to our living and working forests, to our own … Continue reading

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