Posts from ‘Retired Campaigns’ - Page 7

The Great Land Grab

November 23, 2008 | 

Famous U.S. abolitionist Wendell Phillps once said, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many for the few.”Phillips’ quip applies to BC where ...

From Horror to Hope to Heartache

November 17, 2008 | 

Truth be told, the last two months of my life have felt consumed by the emotional roller coaster of elections, from horror to hope to heartbreak. It all started ...

Oil Industry Injustice

September 2, 2008 | 

These days, two things keep me up at night, and probably will continue to do so for a long time to come. The first is climate change. It seems ...

Fishy Business in the Hague

August 8, 2008 | 

I recently returned from the land of windmills, wooden shoes, and Royal Dutch Shell. I was in The Hague, Shell’s international HQ, to draw attention at their annual shareholder ...

The Forestry Crisis, Government Inaction, and Community Solutions

May 15, 2008 | 

The Forest Industry is in crisis and the BC government says there is nothing they can do about it. But with over 1000 layoffs in the last few weeks, ...

Aboriginal protest three years later

June 30, 2007 | 

First Nations are protesting across Canada to draw¬†attention to outstanding land claims and other issues plaguing native communities. Thousands rallied in cities across the country, including Vancouver. Hundreds of ...

Salvaging the integrity of our land and communities

January 18, 2007 | 

It was recently pointed out to me that my days as a student have subtly morphed into that of “working class hero”. Life choices combined with a need for ...

University of Victoria green-washes aboriginal problems for energy companies

July 24, 2006 | 

  The University of Victoria is sacrificing its progressive reputation for funding from two energy corporations who are seeking to green-wash their corporate brand against concerns raised by First ...

Shell renews threat to Stikine, Skeena Sacred Headwaters

January 16, 2006 | 

It looks like the Tahltan’s ongoing battle to protect theSacred Headwaters of the Stikine, Skeena and Nass watersheds is about to heat up again. Despite ongoing Tahltan opposition to ...