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BC's Hot Button Municipal Candidates, 2011

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Tyee reporters zero in on candidates around the province running hard on issues that are high profile, and high risk, too. Among those issues: A "living wage" for city contractors, transparency in government dealings, campaign finance restrictions, and more.

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Will 'Living Wage' Prove a Winner this Election?

New West councillor faces opposition for pioneering 'moral' policy as other BC candidates weigh pros and cons.

By Katie Hyslop, 7 Nov 2011


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Sannich city council candidate Zeb King

Zeb King, the Transparent Candidate

Can pledging to open up government land him back on Central Saanich city council?

By Colleen Kimmett, 8 Nov 2011


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Running Against Developers in Condolandia

Nicole Benson of Neighbourhoods for a Sustainable Vancouver is campaigning for hyper-local democracy.

By Ben Christopher, 9 Nov 2011


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Abbotsford councilor candidate Patricia Ross

Abbotsford Councillor's Lonely Stand Against P3 Water Deal

Patricia Ross is sole incumbent opposed to mixing water with 'high-power corporations.'

By Robyn Smith, 10 Nov 2011


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung