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Enbridge demands emergency extension for Westcoast pipeline

January 26, 2023 | 

Enbridge is asking environment minister George Heyman to issue an emergency order exempting the company from a key deadline. Under B.C. law, permits for the Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission ...

Climate advocates greet new BC Cabinet with anti-fracking protest

December 7, 2022 | 

Unceded Territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ Nations — A new alliance of environmental groups called Frack Free BC erected fracking rigs on the front lawn of Government ...

Guess who’s back in Northern B.C.? Enbridge

November 18, 2022 | 

Remember Enbridge, the arrogant Calgary pipeline company that tried to ram its Northern Gateway crude oil supertanker project through B.C. a decade ago? They’re back with an even bigger ...

BC NDP ‘fixer’ quietly changed leadership rules mid-race

Elections BC has now confirmed it will not investigate Dogwood’s signup drive in the BC NDP leadership race. In our democracy, third-party organizations like unions, churches and NGOs are ...

Fight for your right, to party

Last fall, I did something totally unremarkable. I joined the BC NDP. Five years before that, I signed up to be a member of the BC Liberals. I’ve added ...

B.C.’s Bernie Sanders moment is here

August 26, 2022 | 

Anjali Appadurai has many skills and attributes that Bernie Sanders does not. But her laser focus on corporate greed should be familiar to anyone inspired by the Vermont senator’s ...

BC NDP leadership race offers a chance for transformation

August 12, 2022 | 

B.C. politics was jolted from its summer slumber this week when 32-year-old Anjali Appadurai launched her campaign to become leader of the BC NDP. This fall, a few thousand ...

WANTED: a premier for the climate emergency

It’s July 2022 and the climate emergency is killing thousands of people, melting airport runways and burning down homes across Europe. At his campaign launch in Kitsilano, David Eby ...

BC NDP leadership race will pick a premier for troubled times

June 30, 2022 | 

John Horgan is leaving before things get really bad. Will the next leader be able to turn the ship around? John Horgan certainly left his mark on the lands ...

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