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Articles by John Lesow

Gas in Vancouver is now over $6 a gallon—and why you should care

By John LesowOn Apr 07, 2018

​Gas in Vancouver is predicted to go from $1.55 a liter to $1.60 in the coming weeks. Gasoline in Canada is priced in litres. A litre is slightly more than a U.[...]

Justin Trudeau’s “Bengal Bungle”

By John LesowOn Mar 04, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returned last week from a junket to India. The trip was highlighted by the revelation that one of the honored guests invited by the Liberals [...]

Ali Velshi and the Weaponization of Culture

By John LesowOn Jun 11, 2018

On May 18, 2018, MSNBC Commentator Ali Velshi was the featured speaker at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. The event was held at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, B.C. [...]

Justin Trudeau’s Slippery Slide

By John LesowOn Feb 03, 2018

​Last month, the approval rating for Justin Trudeau dropped below 50% for the first time since his Liberal Party’s election in 2015. 49% of Canadians now disapprove of Trudeau’s performance. 46% still [...]

Managing High Risk Sexual Offenders—A Canadian Approach

By John LesowOn Nov 17, 2017

Long before the recent—and continuing—revelations in the entertainment and political arenas, sexual offending was regarded as one of the most prominent social pathologies. Amid the recent flurry of [...]

Court: No Radio Towers in Point Roberts

By John LesowOn Oct 08, 2015

A landmark ruling for justice and common sense in this David and Goliath battle, now in it's third year, was handed down on Wednesday, October 7. The judge's ruling [...]

Electromagnetic Radiation: Who’s Looking Out for You?

By John LesowOn Jul 14, 2015

Last month, a Superior Court judge in Montreal, Quebec, ordered three Canadian tobacco companies to pay over $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers. The judgment was the largest in Canadian [...]

Point Roberts vs. the FCC:  Modern David and Goliath

By John LesowOn Oct 22, 2014

John Lesow, a NWCitizen writer, wrote this on behalf of the Cross Border Coalition in Point Roberts and the Tsawwassen area of Delta, BC, Canada. —————— Update, Oct 22 - John Lesow [...]

We Need a Goods and Services Tax - Like Canada

By John LesowOn Dec 28, 2012

“I don't even know what street Canada's on….” —- Al Capone, 1929 Mr. Capone did not let geographical challenges impede his success in business. An ardent capitalist, he gave [...]

Crazy ‘Bout a Mercury

By John LesowOn Dec 26, 2010

As the year draws to a close, television and print media come forward with their obligatory—and often entertaining—Year End Retrospectives. They catalogue the Best of 2010. And the Worst. [...]

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