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Not the kind of port reform we were hoping for

December 15, 2014 | 

Just when you thought public input into major resource export proposals couldn’t be undermined any more than it already has, you get something like Bill C-43. This omnibus bill, ...

Does the MLA for Burnaby North know something we don’t about Kinder Morgan?

December 5, 2014 | 

In case you hadn’t heard, the B.C. government has five conditions for any company proposing to transport heavy oil to the coast. The first condition is “Successful completion of ...

I’ll never forget where I was when the coal decision came down

December 1, 2014 | 

I don’t think I’ll ever forget where I was when I found out Port Metro Vancouver approved the Fraser Surrey Docks coal export expansion facility this past August. I ...

Many hands make for an award win

Being recognized for an achievement with an award is a rare opportunity – one to be celebrated. It can be encouraging, humbling and flattering all wrapped into one tidy ...

We won big on election day

It’s election night, and I’m sitting in Dogwood’s Vancouver office waiting for the polls to close. There’s a newspaper in my bag with headlines that read Kirk LaPointe, pro-pipeline ...

Where was Premier Clark while Della was being arrested?

November 25, 2014 | 

I’m used to singing the national anthem at hockey games, not while watching an RCMP officer put a grandmother in handcuffs. Yesterday, a couple dozen of us walked slowly ...

Sorry if that e-mail I sent was creepy

November 15, 2014 | 

I’m writing to apologise if you’re one of the Dogwood supporters who felt creeped out by an e-mail I sent on Wednesday. It’s the one that showed up in ...

Energy executive blasts Kinder Morgan review as “fraudulent,” quits

November 2, 2014 | 

Marc Eliesen has withdrawn as an intervenor in the federal government’s review of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and oil tanker expansion project, detailing his reasons for quitting in ...

Democracy in action – Esquimalt

“Democracy in action” captured the scene this week at a lively all-candidates meeting in Esquimalt. It was standing room only as 14 candidates vied for the votes of more ...

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