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34-year Old Oil Tanker Moratorium Being Violated

September 6, 2006 | 

Recent events have heightened concerns about oil and gas projects proposed for British Columbia’s magnificent northern coast. On August 4, the cargo ship Westwood Anette rammed a pier near ...

Action reignites in Sacred Headwaters

September 1, 2006 | 

Tahltan stand up to Shell, bcMetals after First Nationsgather in sacred place A new standoff is brewing in the Sacred Headwaters, in Tahltan country. Last week bcMetals was prevented ...

Softwood – more stupid politics

August 28, 2006 | 

Canada’s Conservative government claims to have resolved the longstanding softwood lumber dispute. Don’t count on it! After months, more like years, of confusing Canadian headlines whiplashing back and forth ...

Cabinet shuffle raises concerns about First Nations progress

August 21, 2006 | 

  Gordon Campbell’s decision to shuffle his cabinet during the summer recess surprised everyone. The media has portrayed Stan Hagen as the big loser becauseof his demotion to Tourism, ...

Softwood – It’s the politics stupid!

July 25, 2006 | 

  Canadian headlines continue to whiplash back and forth about the status of a potential softwood deal with the U.S. After months of praise and uncritical reporting of the ...

Government’s latest trick: The disappearing offshore tanker moratorium

July 5, 2006 | 

Becoming Prime Minister of Canada gives one a lot of power, but I didn’t know it could turn a somewhat bookish policy wonk like StephenHarper into one of the ...

Shell is shut down in the Kootenays'

June 14, 2006 | 

Community activists are celebrating the end of one grimchapter in the story of coalbed methane extraction in BC’s Rocky Mountains. Shell Canadais quietly “discontinuing” its exploration program there. “We ...

Opposition growing to Enbridge's Gateway pipeline

June 13, 2006 | 

Enbridge, one of North America’slargest energy companies, proposes to build a 1,123 kilometre pipeline to carrybetween 400,000 and 1,000,000 barrels of crude oil per day from Alberta’star sands to ...

Big Money is Corrupting Politics

June 12, 2006 | 

Canadians want accountable government. We are yearning for transparent responsible decision-making, driven by the broader public interest, not the size of a donor’s check. The demand for accountability is ...

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