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WANTED: a premier for the climate emergency

It’s July 2022 and the climate emergency is killing thousands of people, melting airport runways and burning down homes across Europe. At his campaign launch in Kitsilano, David Eby ...

BC NDP leadership race will pick a premier for troubled times

June 30, 2022 | 

John Horgan is leaving before things get really bad. Will the next leader be able to turn the ship around? John Horgan certainly left his mark on the lands ...

Beyond Gas alliance scores victory in B.C. fracking fight

May 26, 2022 | 

Oil and gas companies lose billions in tax credits. Now part two: halting industry expansion Energy minister Bruce Ralston kept a poker face and quickened his step. Two Beyond ...

Environmental groups protest fracking at pro-LNG conference

May 9, 2022 | 

Climate groups project message denouncing companies and the government for promoting gas as a false climate solution UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh AND səlilwətaɬ TERRITORIES (VANCOUVER, BC) — Early this morning, ...

Your Fortis gas bill could double – here’s what to do about it

The price of fossil fuels is going up. How to save money, your health and the climate. Like gasoline, natural gas is a fossil fuel that’s getting more expensive. ...

Oil and gas oligarchs eager to profit from war

March 16, 2022 | 

Death and destruction in Ukraine is their latest excuse to bleed us dry Oil companies love war. Not just because their products propel tanks and fighter jets. Missiles flying ...

Emergencies Act gives more power to unaccountable Canadian police

February 16, 2022 | 

MPs must push for transparency around ‘national emergency,’ swift expiry Eighty years ago my dad’s parents were accused of being enemies of Canada, because their parents were born in ...

25,000 British Columbians call on Horgan government to end all fossil fuel subsidies

February 15, 2022 | 

LEKWUNGEN TERRITORIES / VICTORIA: Today at the B.C. Legislature, a petition signed by nearly 25,000 British Columbians calling for all fossil fuel subsidies to be abolished was delivered to ...

Salmon and Steel

January 21, 2022 | 

B.C. salmon are at a breaking point. Will we allow two new pipelines to push them over the edge? Imagine the straw that broke the camel’s back was made ...

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