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If I had eight billion dollars

April 16, 2018 | 

The Trudeau government won’t rule out full public financing for the Trans Mountain pipeline. What else could Canada buy? The news shocked conservatives and oil tanker opponents alike: Ottawa ...

Classic 1953 pipeline for sale. Some rust.

April 11, 2018 | 

Premier Rachel Notley says Alberta is willing to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline. Here’s what taxpayers would get. For sale by owner: one antique oil pipeline. Plenty of mileage ...

The siege of B.C.

Ottawa has eight weeks to break the backs of oil tanker opponents. Here’s how they’ll try. Texas pipeline company Kinder Morgan issued an ultimatum yesterday: give our shareholders confidence ...

R.I.P. Big Money in politics: 1858-2017

November 29, 2017 | 

For Immediate Release November 30, 2017 R.I.P. Big Money in Politics: 1858-2017 VICTORIA — After more than a century of unlimited donations, corporate cronyism and declining public faith in ...

The creepy double meaning of ‘Sunny Ways’

November 29, 2017 | 

No consent from communities? Too bad, says Trudeau. “Sunny ways, my friends. Sunny ways!” For most people, that line in Justin Trudeau’s victory speech two years ago heralded a ...

Podcast for November 2017: Illegal construction, grassroots resistance

November 19, 2017 | 

A jam-packed month in the Kinder Morgan fight. Back in the host chair, Kai Nagata talks with Sophie Harrison about illegal construction, the Squamish Nation’s Supreme Court case, massive ...

Storm’s coming

August 18, 2017 | 

Climate chaos, civil strife: a guide to surviving the years ahead Disclaimer: this post contains profanity and themes that may be upsetting to some readers.   I’ve spent the ...

Why Trudeau better hope Kinder Morgan is bluffing

July 27, 2017 | 

Without proportional voting, pipeline backlash could hit Liberals hard in 2019 Poring over polling data from the plush confines of the Prime Minister’s Office, Liberal strategists could be forgiven ...

Podcast for June 2017: Where is this ship headed?

In the first episode since the provincial election, B.C. is still in rocky waters. SFU political scientist David Moscrop joins host Kai Nagata to explain what’s going on in ...

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