Posts from ‘In Depth’ - Page 6

Same old sweetheart royalty schemes

December 7, 2007 | 

The last few months saw another Canadian province facing scrutiny for its failure to collect a “fair share” of the monetary value of public assets granted to resource companies. ...

Hope vs. Fear

December 3, 2007 | 

A little over two weeks ago my wife gave birth to our first baby. Asha Hope was born after being in her mothers womb only 25 weeks and weighed ...

Lessons from the Queen

November 29, 2007 | 

As oil continues to seep from the sunken Queen of the North, the community of Hartley Bay is preparing to defend itself against larger threats; oil tankers. Caitlyn Vernon ...

East/West Divide

November 13, 2007 | 

The Harper government is aggressively defending the East Coast against several LNG proposals. Why isn’t British Columbia getting the same treatment? “…let me be absolutely clear. We oppose the ...

Spills will happen

November 12, 2007 | 

  The habitat and species that would be impacted by an oil spill along the coast of BC’s Great Bear Rainforest.

The Trick or Treat of Climate Change

November 6, 2007 | 

Taking a young child trick or treating is always an interesting exercise for a parent. I seem to spend a lot of time teaching my kids about the dangers ...

Fabric of a Community

November 2, 2007 | 

Community is in some respects like a fabric, with all its individual strands woven together into something functional, robust, and often beautiful. The strength of both, fabric and community, ...

The stillborn history of LNG in BC

November 2, 2007 | 

From financial woes to community opposition, LNG proposals have never taken route in BC. 1982  The province approved a $1.7 billion pipeline and liquefaction terminal project called Western LNG, ...

Valuing our Coastal Values

October 29, 2007 | 

reprinted from Lands and People, Autumn 2007 Close your eyes and think of your special place on BC’s coast. What do you value about that place? What’s your dream ...

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