Posts from ‘Retired Campaigns’

The real story behind Gwaii Haanas

September 4, 2013 | 

A few weeks ago, television news and newspaper columns headlined stories about a new totem pole being erected on southern Haida Gwaii. While the coverage was widespread and pictures ...

Reflections on victory in the Sacred Headwaters

December 21, 2012 | 

When I heard the government of British Columbia’s announcement that no oil or gas drilling would be allowed in the Sacred Headwaters, my eyes welled up with tears. I’m ...

The legacy of two legendary activists

March 12, 2012 | 

British Columbia became poorer when legendary activists Art Loring and Jim Green died within weeks of one another in February. These two courageous men dramatically changed the course of ...

In your words: Say thank you to Joe Oliver

February 16, 2012 | 

January is normally the slowest month of the year for donations, but this year was a different story. We saw such a surge in gifts that the national media ...

What’s crazier?

September 29, 2011 | 

Dancing to work or … sitting alone in a car stuck in rush-hour traffic?   I woke up, tried to channel a little Christopher Walken and danced to work ...

We won! Lessons learned from the campaign trail

September 19, 2011 | 

Last week, after two years of controversy, an application to build nearly 300 houses along the Juan de Fuca trail was denied by the Capital Regional District (CRD) board. ...

We did it!

September 15, 2011 | 

It’s been two years. Thousands of people have joined the campaign to stop urban sprawl in the Capital Regional District (CRD). Now it’s time for all of us to ...

Tip of the iceberg

August 16, 2011 | 

Ender Ilkay’s application to build nearly 300 vacation homes next to the Juan de Fuca trail is a blessing in disguise. ┬áIt’s not a blessing because it’s a good ...

Why biosolids are a bad idea for farmland in the CRD

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By seeking alternatives to disposing sewage sludge into the Juan de Fuca strait, the question ...