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Accountability in Tahltan country? (1)

November 9, 2005 | 

Northwestern BC is quickly becoming thehotspot for indigenous issues in BC. And Tahltan territory is where the glowing coals may soon burst into flames. OnOctober 30, 400 First Nations ...

Who Owns Canadian Business?

November 4, 2005 | 

Canadianbusinesses are being bought lock stock and barrel. From 1985to 2005, 11,380 companies in Canada have been taken overby foreign-controlled corporations. The total value of the takeovers wasapproximately $548.494 ...

Canadians say "no" to water privatization

November 2, 2005 | 

Is water the next commodity battle? We know the U.S., particularly the arid southwest is keen for Canadianwater. The good news is 75% of British Columbians are opposedto privatization ...

Lessons Sister Rosa Can Teach Us In BC

October 27, 2005 | 

Simple actions can change the world. Almost 50 yearsago on December 1, 1955 a woman who wason her way home from her secretarial job took a simple courageous action ...

Fortune Minerals defeated by First Nation

October 25, 2005 | 

The Tahltan are not the only First Nations Fortune Mineralshas been having trouble with.  The utsl K’e Dene First Nation-a small community ofabout 300 people with no road access ...

The impact of Shell-Encana merger on BC communities

October 21, 2005 | 

The potential takeover of Canadian gas giant Encana by Royal Dutch Shell  has the financial pages all atwitter. Not surprisingly, the press has identified some of the obstacles to ...

Support for the Tahltan growing

October 20, 2005 | 

Fiveweeks have passed since the arrest of 13 Tahltan defending the SacredHeadwaters from Fortune Minerals’ attempts to drill in this revered naturalarea. FortuneMinerals’ executives may have succeeded in moving ...

Risks of Enbridge's pipeline

October 17, 2005 | 

Art Meyer, president of Enbridge’sGateway Pipeline Inc. claims that his company made its decision to route itspipeline through Kitimat based on how “environmentally sensitive” theroute would be.  What he ...

Privatization of Prince Rupert’s coal port?

October 13, 2005 | 

Privatizing profits, publicizing costs? A catfight is developing over who will get rich from the purchase of the Prince Rupert Ridley coal terminal.  In one corner is Ontario-based Fortune ...

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