Posts by Will Horter - Page 7

May 2nd was an important day in Canadian history

While the unexpected Conservative majority and NDP surge dominated news coverage in the wake of the recent federal election, a less publicized issue had a major impact in key ...

Why the political pundits are wrong about B.C.

April 29, 2011 | 

The spike in support for the NDP first in Quebec, and now apparently across the country has political commentators in a frenzy. Pundits are spewing their opinions about who ...

Why the CRD is broken (and how to fix it)

April 18, 2011 | 

Nothing in the world is static. Biological forces such as natural selection and competition for scarce resources compel organisms to evolve, transform themselves or potentially die out. The same ...

NDP leadership candidates support tanker ban

April 15, 2011 | 

There are only two kinds of politicians in B.C.: those who support a legislated ban on oil tankers in northern B.C., and those who are willing to put our ...

The Politics of Choosing

February 17, 2011 | 

Historic Opportunity Nothing in the world is static. The second law of thermodynamics states that disorder in the universe always increases. Biological forces such as natural selection and competition ...

Change Is Not Just a Click Away

November 22, 2010 | 

Activists, those of us who work to change the world from what it is to what we believe it should be, face enormous challenges: An economy obsessed with unsustainable ...

Cornflakes and salmon – an unlikely couple

September 10, 2010 | 

Lessons learned from oil spills south of the border… Patrick Daniel, Enbridge’s embattled Chief Executive, might need an extra helping of corn flakes for breakfast. In July, his company ...

Knocking oilsands

August 13, 2010 | 

Dear Vancouver Sun editor; While US pressure to clean up the tar sands may bolster big oil’s desire for a back door to China, the widespread opposition of British ...

Ignoring Risk

March 24, 2010 | 

If the economic downturn has taught us anything it is that we ignore risk at our peril. Ignoring lesson from the last century about regulating greedy speculation and keeping ...

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