Media


Columbia Institute and Centre for Civic Governance media highlights

 

2014:
June 12th, 2014: Tri-City News – Port Moody council has eye on the next election: http://www.tricitynews.com/news/262945561.html

May 6th, 2014: Georgia Straight – Stephen Hui: http://www.straight.com/news/639266/would-lottery-get-you-vote-how-about-celebrity-encouragement

March 10th, 2014: Vancouver Sun – Stephen Hume: The B.C. lose jobs plan
http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Stephen+Hume+lose+jobs+plan/9601931/story.html
(Above article also appeared in the Sask Leader Post: http://www.leaderpost.com/business/Stephen+Hume+lose+jobs+plan/9601931/story.html
And on Canada.com: http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/editorial/story.html?id=0e8e975c-bcb7-4999-a825-29951472d544 )

March 10th, 2014: The Tyee: Building More Ferries in BC would benefit the local economy.
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/2014/03/10/FerryReport/

March 10th, 2014: Business In Vancouver: Study forecasts massive benefits to BC economy if shipbuilding industry returns to province: http://www.biv.com/article/20140310/BIV0102/140319990/study-forecasts-massive-benefits-to-bc-economy-if-shipbuilding

March 10th, 2014: Money News: BC Would Make Big Gains From Building Ferries Locally
http://news.money.ca/2014/03/10/report-bc-would-make-big-gains-from-building-ferries-locally

 

2013:

Sept 6th, 2013: Vancouver Sun Op-Ed: Municipalities concerned over new recycling plan
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Opinion+Municipalities+concerned+over+recycling+plan/8875598/story.html

August 21st, 2013: The Toronto Star: Conservation could create 25,000 jobs by 2025, claims report by union and environmental groups
http://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2013/08/21/conservation_could_create_25000_jobs_by_2025_claims_report_by_unions_and_environmental_groups.html

June 7th, 2013: Rabble.ca: Economic study supports ‘buy local’ as Harper tries to ban it in EU trade deal
http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/council-canadians/2013/06/economic-study-supports-buy-local-harper-tries-to-ban-it-eu

June, 2013: UBC Sustainability: Quantifying the economic impact of purchasing
http://sustain.ubc.ca/stories/quantifying-economic-impact-purchasing

May 31st, 2013: The Vancouver Sun: Cities would benefit from national energy strategy based on renewable energy: Columbia Institute
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Cities+would+benefit+from+national+energy+strategy+based+renewable+energy+Columbia/8464102/story.html#ixzz2VAtYdJ9r

May 31, 2013: The Tyee: Don’t Exclude Cities from Canada’s Energy Plan
http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2013/05/31/Canada-Energy-Plan/

 

2012:

December 12, 2012: The Tyee: More Leaked Documents Rip Lid off CETA Giveaways
http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2012/12/12/Leaked-CETA-Documents/

November 1st, 2012: Municipal World Magazine: This Green House
http://www.civicgovernance.ca/sites/default/files/resources/Municipal%20World%20Nov2012-Beresford.pdf

 

2011:

November 18th, 2011: The Tyee: This Saturday, Occupy the Ballot Box
http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2011/11/18/Occupy-Ballot-Box/

Sept 29th, 2011: The Tyee: Municipalities Need Resources, Not Auditor
http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2011/09/29/BC-Municipalities-Need-Resources/

June 6th, 2011: The Tyee: Wild Weather Hammers Home Case for Green Jobs
http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2011/06/06/CaseForGreenJobs/

 

2010:

May 29th, 2010: The Toronto Star: EU trade pact may imperil local control over water
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2010/05/29/eu_trade_pact_may_imperil_local_control_over_water.html#

 

2009:

Dec 17th, 2009: The Tyee: Cities at centre of energy revolution: Stern
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Environment/2009/12/17/LeadersFlex/

Dec 15th, 2009: The Tyee: Conference reaches capacity as clock winds down
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Environment/2009/12/15/ConferenceCapacity/

Dec 13th, 2009: The Tyee: Police, demonstrators flood the streets of Copenhagen
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Environment/2009/12/13/FloodStreets/

Dec 11th, 2009: The Tyee: World youth push for a ‘real deal’
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Environment/2009/12/11/RealDeal/

February 11, 2009: The Tyee: Why BC Schools Are Always Short of Money
http://thetyee.ca/News/2009/02/11/SchoolDollars/

March 9th, 2009: The Tyee: Young Councillors more open to green ideas: Turner.
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Municipal-Politics/2009/03/09/SustainableCities/

March 10th, 2009: The Tyee: Sick of Sprawl?
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Environment/2009/03/10/SickSprawl/

March 12th, 2009: The Tyee: How communities can combat ‘climate fatigue’
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/Environment/2009/03/12/ClimateFatigue/

 

2008:

November 13th, 2008: The Vancouver Sun: Your vote counts in municipal elections, too
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/editorial/story.html?id=944f8e32-a159-4113-b567-53add36d90e3

January 23rd, 2008: The Times Colonist: Trustees gather for symposium on climate change
http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/capital_van_isl/story.html?id=151834e2-9b24-4287-852d-f34bcaa88a4e&k=42241

 

2007:

September 25th, 2007: The Province: Cities should tackle global warming: Poll
http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=72333bec-7901-4f4f-8f65-d48383e2d5ca

September 25th, 2007: The Toronto Star: Cities get a raw deal, most Ontarians say
http://www.thestar.com/news/2007/09/25/cities_get_a_raw_deal_most_ontarians_say.html