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Public Hearings needed regarding sale of Terasen

October 11, 2005 | 

The letter below was written by David Shipway, an activist on Cortes Island. He raises many important points about the relationship between democracy, globalization and control of resources. I ...

A Tahltan Responds

October 3, 2005 | 

The letter below was submitted to the Vancouver Sun by Beverly Slater (a Tahltan band member and law student at Univ. of Victoria) in response to an Op-ed by ...

Strength in Community: Tom Hackney and the GSX

September 29, 2005 | 

Tom Hackney, President of the GSX Concerned Citizens Coalition gives a prime example of how a community can come together to change the world. Below he discusses how the ...

Democracy and Energy Security BC Style

September 21, 2005 | 

The door just closed even further on securing BC’s energy future. With little public attention the BC Utilities Commission ruled that there need not be a public hearing to ...

13 Tahltan arrested for protecting Sacred Headwaters

September 16, 2005 | 

In a massive display of opposition to unsustainable development and unaccountable government, 13 Tahltan were arrested peacefully this afternoon. After a moving ceremony witnessed by 100 supporters, including 15 ...

What new relationship with First Nations?

September 16, 2005 | 

It’s ironic that one day after the BC government announces $100 million to support First Nations capacity on resource issues the RCMP moves in to arrest Tahltan elders and ...

Trade Bullies are Sometimes Right

September 14, 2005 | 

Canadian pundits, politicians and industry are pillorying the U.S. for their position on various trade issues. As they should–the U.S. is a trade bully, no doubt about it. On ...

News from the Stikine Frontlines

September 14, 2005 | 

The RCMP has told Tahltan Elders and Youth who have been blockading Fortune Minerals and Shell Canada’s attempts to drill for coal and coalbed methane in the Klappan Sacred ...

Intrawest considering role in Jumbo?

September 13, 2005 | 

The controversial Jumbo Glacier resort is in the news again with an announcement that an updated master plan has been submitted to B.C.’s Land and Water for review. Since ...

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