Posts from ‘In Depth’ - Page 36

Sustainability in Twenty Years?

February 23, 2004 | 

Those who listened to Cross-Country Check-up on CBC a week ago may have heard Prime Minister Paul Martin refer to a new report by Dogwood Initiative founder, and current ...

Good idea, bad delivery: re-allocating the Cut

February 23, 2004 | 

Everyone knows that the virtual monopoly big corporate tenure holders hold over BC’s timber must be broken. It’s not even that controversial a subject, having been endorsed by every ...

Coalbed Methane faces setback in Hat Creek

February 23, 2004 | 

After being pressured by the Ministry of Energy and Mines to sign a protocol by the end of March, the Bonaparte Indian Band has advised the government it will ...

Building Bridges in the Okanagan

February 23, 2004 | 

The future of British Columbia depends on strong communities. Historically, environmentalists, labour, community and First Nations activists have often worked towards similar objectives, but on parallel tracks. That is ...

The Never ending Softwood Story

February 19, 2004 | 

Dialogue about softwood in Canada needs an overhaul. It’s uninformed, simplistic and jingoistic. Even progressive politicians like Jack Layton have been captured by the rhetoric. Just last week he ...

A new era begins-First Nations' days of action

February 16, 2004 | 

Mark February 16, 2004 in your calendars. It will be remembered as an important day in British Columbia history. Today, First Nations from across BC have begun taking local ...

More First Nation Actions

February 16, 2004 | 

Beginning February 16, First Nations from around BC began taking action to indicate their growing frustration with the Liberal government’s land and forestry agenda. These actions are part of ...

Canfor's takeover of Slocan-the impacts (Part 1)

February 13, 2004 | 

Lost in the waves of publicity surrounding the ribbon-cutting on Canfor’s “super sawmill” in Houston was any real discussion of the social and environmental impacts of this mill or ...

Skeena Cellulose reduxxx

February 11, 2004 | 

From Doman to Skeena Cellulose (bankruptcies), and Canfor-Slocan to Lignum-Riverside (mergers), it’s hard to keep up with the real news in the forest industry these days. The mainstream media ...