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Time for a Bloc Cascadien in Canadian politics

With a weak federal government and hostile neighbours, B.C. needs to stand up for itself B.C. is the front line of the overdose crisis and the housing crisis. We ...

Yes, racism is an environmental issue

October 7, 2019 | 

Calls to ‘focus on climate’ above justice or equity are misguided, even dangerous I know what Mike Le Couteur was thinking. When NDP leader Jagmeet Singh stood in Grassy ...

Greta Thunberg can’t vote. The rich and powerful like it that way.

September 26, 2019 | 

16-year-olds could boost turnout, revive democracy and keep climate top of the political agenda. A century ago, the people in power came up with some truly ridiculous reasons why ...

First Nations head back to court to stop Trans Mountain

Federal Court of Appeal tosses out cases on climate, orcas and Charter rights of youth In a rare public decision, the Federal Court of Appeal announced that six Indigenous ...

Red Chamber could block a Green New Deal

Canada’s Senate is unelected, unaccountable – and easily swayed by Big Oil Unelected senators in Ottawa are poised to open B.C.’s North Coast to supertankers full of diluted bitumen. ...

How do we pay for a Green New Deal?

First, stop giving public money to oil and gas companies This week, groups across Canada launched a bold plan to fight the climate crisis. The Green New Deal would ...

Fuel supply tight? Make transit free

April 29, 2019 | 

Jason Kenney is building a “war room”. B.C. needs a wartime mindset of its own During World War II motor fuels were strictly rationed across North America. Everyone pitched ...

When mines poison B.C. waterways, taxpayers swallow the costs

March 27, 2019 | 

Outdated laws, weak enforcement leave the public on the hook for cleanup The scale of the Mount Polley mine disaster is difficult to comprehend. We’ve read that Imperial Metals ...

Burnaby offers a winning recipe for the Left

February 26, 2019 | 

House people, attack billionaires, dance, fight racism. Repeat. When aging McGill debate club bro Justin Trudeau first busted out the baggy pants and Bhangra moves, a certain segment of ...

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