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Vancouver Should Take Note Of Houston’s Affordable Housing

The ECOreport reposts Vancouver Should Take Note Of Houston’s Affordable Housing

The Vancouver SUN via Fraser Institute

By Kennith P. Green, Ian Herzog & Josef Filipowicz, of the Fraser Institute

A recent Wall Street Journal article featured a number of cities that stand out, giving well-deserved praise to Vancouver’s walkable urban landscape. But while Vancouver continues to become even more pedestrian friendly, a much bigger problem is going unsolved. Growing housing costs are consistently outstripping income increases in the city.

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Christy’s Solution to BC’s Climate Challenge

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThough some heralded the creation of a Climate Leadership Team one of the high points of her Premiership, there is no doubt they have caused Christy Clark anxiety. This “radical” group of individuals do not seem to realize their place! They have pointed to the province’s rising emissions, suggested that a massive build out of LNG terminals would be detrimental and said BC should raise the carbon tax. Some members of the team have even said that, far from being a Climate Leader, Clark has not undertaken any climate initiatives since she took office. So, as of tomorrow, the province will be implementing what appears to be Christy’s Solution to BC’s Climate Challenge.

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Post Media’s Partnership With CAPP

The ECOreport reposts a preliminary exploration of Post media’s Partnership with CAPP and what that means to the newspapers like National Post, Vancouver SUN and Vancouver Province

Originally Published on the Common Sense Canadian

We will work with CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) to amplify our energy mandate and to be a part of the solution to keep Canada competitive in the global marketplace. The National Post will undertake to leverage by all means editorially, technically and creatively to further this critical conversation. – Douglas Kelly, Publisher, National Post

By Rafe Mair

The National Post is, of course, the flagship of the Postmedia chain of newspapers, Canada’s largest, which includes the Vancouver Sun and the Vancouver Province. This statement of policy by Mr. Kelly was followed by lengthy memoranda of agreement as to just how Postmedia and CAPP would cooperate.

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The Postmedia Press’ Partnership With Industry

The ECOreport reposts a story about the press’ silence about BC Hydro’s $9.4 billion debt &  problems with LNG development. The Postmedia Press’ Partnership With Industry

Originally Published on the Common Sense Canadian

By Rafe Mair

Yesterday in my email inbox, the chickens began to come home to roost for Postmedia – the Canadian newspaper chain.

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