Posts from ‘General’ - Page 6

Kinder Morgan admits its pipeline may be doomed

05.27.17 | Commentary, General, In Depth, No Tankers |  Kai Nagata

Risk disclosure warns investors: be prepared to lose it all It’s a rare dose of honesty from a company with a history of bending the truth. Kinder Morgan filed a final prospectus this week with securities regulators, setting the stage for a last-ditch attempt to raise enough cash to build its Trans Mountain expansion project. […]

Read More

The final piece of the puzzle

05.08.17 | Ban Big Money, Commentary, Election - BC 2017, General |  Kai Nagata

  That corporate cash lining party coffers? It’s our money. Mother’s Day is coming up. When I was a little kid, if I wanted to get my mom a present I had to pay for it out of my allowance. Who gave me my allowance? My mother. It’s become clear over the last few days […]

Read More

Podcast for the B.C. Election

04.30.17 | Actions, Ban Big Money, Beyond Coal, Democracy, Election - BC 2017, General, Podcast, Strategy |  Kai Nagata

In this election edition of the Dogwood podcast, Kai Nagata debriefs Christy Clark’s great flip-flop on U.S. thermal coal with Arie Ross. Lisa Sammartino breaks down last week’s leaders’ debate and discusses the role of political donations in the campaign. And Dogwood’s “resident youth voter motivation expert” Sophie Harrison talks about what Dogwood is doing […]

Read More

Budgets fail to meet today’s challenge

03.29.17 | Climate, Commentary, General |  Dave Mills

On climate, Trudeau talks like Churchill but walks like Chamberlain With the federal budget delivered in Ottawa last week, we are reaching the tail end of that time of year where ruling parties put their money where their mouth is. Budgets are critical components of sitting government policy. So much so that if a budget […]

Read More

Save Winter

02.16.10 | General |  Charles Campbell

With record temperatures threatening the Vancouver 2010 Olympic games, an unexpected team from the north has appeared to rescue the Olympics, only by saving winter itself. Meet Team Polar Bear, a family of three furry giants, that has traveled South to get to the bottom of the disappearing snow in their arctic home, only to […]

Read More

Closing Ranks – Full Version

02.13.10 | General |  Eric Swanson

  Community opposition to Enbridge Inc’s proposed ‘Northern Gateway’ tar sands pipeline and tanker project through British Columbia is growing. In the summer of 2009, over 200 people from communities along the pipeline and tanker route gathered in Kyah Wiget (Moricetown), BC to discuss the impacts of the proposed mega-project. The gathering concluded with a […]

Read More

Log and Flog

02.04.10 | General |  Gordon O'Connor

Printed in Focus Magazine, February 2010by Leslie Campbell Steve Sewall, VP, Community Planning with Couverdon, also spoke at the luncheon. Sewall has only been on the job about five months and said he’s still trying to wrap his mind around how much land TimberWest owns. On a helicopter ride, he was told, “everything you can […]

Read More

Conflict of Interest

01.29.10 | General |  Gordon O'Connor

Politics is a dirty business.  It’s no secret to any of us that the agreements and plans which shape our community’s future are often hatched behind closed doors far away from the eyes and influence of the public.  Insider influence and political favours are commonplace in any representational system that removes the influence of a […]

Read More

Send this to a friend