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Dieting Harper Style

November 21, 2006 | 

I’m embarrassed to say both Canada and I need to lose a few pounds. I would be healthier if I sweated off the twelve pounds I have added since ...

New transmission line equals secret subsidy for BC Liberal supporters

November 15, 2006 | 

If a major lightning storm was going to hit ground somewhere in the province of BC, you would want to know about it. Well, a major electricity transmission project ...

Don’t expect a fox to guard the henhouse

October 11, 2006 | 

While polls show Canadians are becoming increasingly concerned about climate change, our governments in Ottawa and Victoria are promoting fossils fuels. Stephen Harper’s recently announced Clear Air initiative is ...

Somethin’ Happenin’ Here

October 3, 2006 | 

In the past few years there hasn’t been much good news for British Columbia’s forests or forest communities. With softwood lumber, the beetle hysteria, and forest deregulation, a handful ...

Subsidies and the whacky world of BC politics

September 19, 2006 | 

Yesterday, we described how Energy Minister Richard Neufeld and his BC Liberal colleagues attacked NDP small business critic Gregor Robertson, the MLA from Vancouver-Fairview, for questioning the over $242.5 ...

Subsidies drive the BC government’s energy plans

September 18, 2006 | 

Summer is usually a fairly tranquil time in BC politics as people enjoy the sun and time away with family and friends. This summer however, the BC government has ...

Coalbed methane alarm in Bulkley Valley

September 15, 2006 | 

By a member of Citizens Concerned About CoalBed Methane An old farmer saying cautions against buying “a pig in a poke.” Itsorigin dates back to when market traders would ...

Democracy at risk – Inaccurate financial reports not sanctioned

September 13, 2006 | 

Democracy depends on transparency and the rule of law. Unfortunately, neither exists in the murky world of British Columbian election financing. We’re hoping you will help us to change ...

Sustainable Solutions

September 11, 2006 | 

Sustainable land reform by democratic means, brought about by people and groups working together. That is what Dogwood Initiative is about. If our goal is not a democratic, sustainable ...

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