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It’s time we got the meaningful, democratic process we deserve

Wendy lives in North Delta. She’s been there for nearly 30 years. Wendy’s husband Ted has asthma. Ted’s father and grandfather both died of emphysema, so he’s vigilant about ...

Tough questions for Kinder Morgan at their Twitter town hall

On Oct. 14 Kinder Morgan hosted a town hall on Twitter. We asked members of our social media amplification network to help flood the Q&A with the kinds of ...

Why Dogwood doesn’t endorse

October 21, 2014 | 

So you’re a Dogwood supporter. Imagine you’re at home one evening and the doorbell rings. You open the door. On the front steps you see a person holding a ...

Big waves made in a small community

To tanker or not to tanker, that is the question… that will be on a Sooke referendum this coming municipal election. In a unanimous decision made by Sooke council ...

Testing the Waters in Fort St. John

As much as we are buoyed up by our successes during these early months of the Let BC Vote campaign, many of us would admit to a lingering doubt ...

Forty thousand strong and we’re just getting started

We had no idea Port Metro Vancouver would approve the Fraser Surrey Docks coal terminal just last Thursday on Aug. 21. While the timing was a definite shock, the ...

"What took you so long?"

Around a kitchen table in Fort Saint John, seven people are talking through their local Let BC Vote strategy when one asks me, “What took you so long to ...

If Oregon can do it, why can’t B.C.?

August 18, 2014 | 

Our allies in my native state of Oregon are celebrating a huge victory today as the Department of State Lands rejected an application from Ambre Energy to build an ...

Coal companies get to decide how many trains should go through your neighbourhood

August 12, 2014 | 

A big U.S coal company just decided it’s going to ship several million more tonnes of thermal coal from Wyoming through B.C. starting next year. It’s not a proposal, ...

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