John Horgan

Type: Person
Name: John Horgan
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

First day of school may be a long way off in B.C., districts warn parents

1/4 Unfortunately, the BCTF rejected our offer to reopen schools while the two sides enter mediation to reach an agreement. — Christy Clark (@christyclarkbc) August 31, 2014 The teachers strike will likely continue well into September after hopes of ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 8 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Horgan calls for Fassbender to resign

Editor: An open letter to Premier Christy Clark:Parents across our province have already paid a huge price for your government’s failure to resolve the labour dispute in our public education system.  Our children deserve the quality public education ... [Published Prince George Free Press - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Meet don’t tweet

The leader of the official opposition has written to Premier Christy Clark demanding she get involved in the education dispute.John Horgan says it is time for Christy Clark to stop tweeting and start meeting.“Now we have 500,000 students and their parents ... [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Khaled Sharrouf: a monster of our own creation

"Who is Khaled Sharrouf and how did he end up as the ?" It's hard not to scream and head butt a wall when media outlets ask this question about a 33-year-old, schizophrenic, disabled pensioner whose greatest criminal effort prior to fleeing to Syria was ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

John Horgan: Is that Bert and Ernie banging on my front door?

KQED finally won. I made a donation to the PBS TV station. Its many mendicants simply wore me down with their nonstop barrage of requests for cash.My resistance collapsed under the sheer weight of the onslaught of solicitations, whether by mail or via ... [Published Palo Alto Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Magnetic pull of IS terror group

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State, has taken over large tracts of Iraq and Syria and managed to recruit members from throughout the world to its jihadist cause.Most chilling locally has been the participation ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Extremism that Thwarts Peace and Promotes War

In 2012, science writer John Horgan published a book called The End of War . Its premise is that we have it in ourselves to tame our violent impulses, at least enough to stop waging large-scale, collective war. At first blush, this notion seems as quixotic ... [Published Discover Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Globe says probe launched into Imperial's Polley spill

The Globe and Mail reports in its Friday, Aug. 15, edition that the British Columbia government's release ofinformation about Imperial Metals' MountPolley mine is under fire. The Globe's Sunny Dhillon writes thatB.C.'s privacy commissionerElizabeth Denham ... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

RATTAN’S RUMBLE: The politics of press releases: How NOT to write them! »

AS it is, media are always cynical about politicians who will say anything just to please voters.Nowadays we expect statements from politicians of all stripes to say how great South Asians, who are a force to be reckoned with in Ontario and B.C., are ... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing the opposition

John Horgan, leader of the BC NDP, visited Agassiz last Wednesday to meet with merchants and get to know the Agassiz area. He was joined by Gwen O'Mahony and Glen Thompson.— image credit: Jessica Peters/ ObserverIt's been a busy three months for John ... [Published Agassiz Harrison Observer - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

NDP Leader questions BC Government on mining, following tailings pond breach

08:39from Ryan PriceThe leader of the BC opposition is heading to central BC today to see the aftermath of the tailings pond breach that spilled toxic materials into local waterways.The Mount Polley Mine breach on Monday released toxic silt into Polley ... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Reporter to first media moderator

A former evening newspaper journalist is stepping down from his role as Ireland’s first media moderator.Professor John Horgan retires next month from the post of Press Ombudsman after a seven-year stint – bringing down the curtain on a 50-year association ... [Published Hold The Front Page - Aug 04 2014]

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...featuring fighters such as Canadian Andre Poulin, the recruitment message is clear, says John Horgan, a UMass-Lowell expert on terrorist groups: "there's a role here for everybody."

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Horgan calls for Fassbender to resign [Published Prince George Free Press - 5 hours ago]
Fassbender says it’s not the premier’s job to n... [Published News 1130 - 5 hours ago]
First day of school may be a long way off in B.... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 8 hours ago]
Meet don’t tweet [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Sep 01 2014]
The Mount Polley mine disaster [Published Common Ground - Sep 01 2014]
Former CEO Graydon repays BCLC $55,000 [Published Kamloops This Week - Aug 22 2014]
Returning Islamic State fighters a threat to USA [Published USA Today - Aug 22 2014]
It was bizarre to see Rebels fold so tamely at HQ [Published Evening Echo - Aug 20 2014]
Khaled Sharrouf: a monster of our own creation [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 20 2014]
John Horgan: Is that Bert and Ernie banging on ... [Published Palo Alto Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
Taking the fight to the Islamic State! Followin... [Published Catholic Online - Aug 19 2014]
Magnetic pull of IS terror group [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 19 2014]
The Extremism that Thwarts Peace and Promotes War [Published Discover Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
Globe says probe launched into Imperial's Polle... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 15 2014]
Privacy watchdog to launch Mount Polley mine probe [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 15 2014]
RATTAN’S RUMBLE: The politics of press releases... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Aug 15 2014]
Van Sun says Clark missing from Imperial Metals... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 11 2014]
Independent investigation needed into mine disa... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Aug 11 2014]
Disaster at the Mount Polley Mine (BC): Update [Published Firedoglake - Aug 08 2014]
Did Governmental Mismanagement Cause a Dam to B... [Published JD Supra - Aug 08 2014]
Mount Polley blame game – Clark headed to Likely [Published Prince George Free Press - Aug 07 2014]
Introducing the opposition [Published Agassiz Harrison Observer - Aug 06 2014]
NDP Leader questions BC Government on mining, f... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 06 2014]
Eyewitnesses, Twitterverse and BC mines ministe... [Published Mining.com - Aug 05 2014]
Reporter to first media moderator [Published Hold The Front Page - Aug 04 2014]
MLA plans on getting down to business [Published Powell River Peak - Jul 30 2014]
BCNDP leader not buying what the Energy ministe... [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Jul 30 2014]
John Horgan: Midday congestion is catalyst for ... [Published ChicoER.com - Jul 30 2014]
new Christy Clark goes public with support for ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 28 2014]
Back to classroom for press watchdog [Published Irish Independent - Jul 26 2014]
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First day of school may be a long way off in B.... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 8 hours ago]
1/4 Unfortunately, the BCTF rejected our offer to reopen schools while the two sides enter mediation to reach an agreement. — Christy Clark (@christyclarkbc) August 31, 2014 The teachers strike will likely continue well into September after hopes of ...
Disaster at the Mount Polley Mine (BC): Update [Published Firedoglake - Aug 08 2014]
Up to 2 million sockeye salmon are just now coming to the spawning beds of the Quesnel Lake region of the Fraser River system now trashed by the Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach As reported previously , the tailings pond dam at the Imperial ...
SciAM interview with parapsychologist Rupert Sh... [Published Boing Boing - Jul 17 2014]
Over at Scientific American , a fascinating, civil, and open-minded conversation between psi-doubter John Horgan and psi-researcher Rupert Sheldrake about morphic fields, psychic dogs, and other high weirdness. ...
Could Consuming More Energy Help Humans Save Na... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 10 2014]
Could Consuming More Energy Help Humans Save Nature?By John Horgan http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/2014/07/07/could-consuming-more-energy-help-humans-save-nature/ ...
Temporary foreign workers should be given citiz... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 22 2014]
The federal government’s planned overhaul of the temporary foreign worker program has done little to calm debate in British Columbia, where revelations about foreign workers in a range of industries — from fast food to mining — helped push Ottawa toward ...
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