Series author Kim Pollock is a Canadian research representative for United Steelworkers, based in Burnaby. He lives in Vancouver. He dedicates this series to the memory of the late H. Keith Ralston, British Columbia historian, UBC professor and long-time B.C. social activist, including one-time editor of the United Fisherman and Allied Workers newspaper, "a good friend and mentor."
In This Series
Well before the global downturn, we were failing by two key measures. First in a four-part series.
Bad policies fuelled the collapse of timber jobs. Rural BC took the big hit. Second of four.
Government fostered the divide. Now it reaps expensive social woes. Third of four on 'BC's Broken Economy.'
Leaders brag about our quality of life while their policies erode it. Last in a series: 'BC's Broken Economy.'