Posts from ‘Commentary’ - Page 31

"Not our jurisdiction"

July 25, 2014 | 

For a hot week of prime vacation time, July 14-21 was abnormally busy in the riding of Comox Valley as local residents joined organizers from Dogwood and LeadNow for ...

Is there more to the story that we don’t know?

July 21, 2014 | 

In this op-ed from SFU Urban Studies professor Anthony Perl, someone finally tackles the question of whether building new infrastructure for U.S. thermal coal exports is a wise investment ...

Why I signed the Let BC Vote pledge

Guest writer Jess Housty’s original post can be found here Last week I signed the Let BC Vote pledge. You could say I’m late to the party. More than ...

Summer in B.C.: rockstars, roughnecks, rights and title

Kai Nagata, Energy & Democracy Director: How can you tell a campaign is starting to pick up serious momentum? I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to notice ...

Multi-faith Partners Unite for Tar Sands Healing Walk

I came back a changed woman after my river pilgrimage to the tar sands last September and was more determined than ever to take action. After sharing my story ...

Harper and Enbridge’s massive angry inch problem

June 10, 2014 | 

It’s 2007 and we’ve been running our No Tanker campaign for a couple years. Our Oil Tankers are Loonie campaign had gone viral attracting press and supporters from around ...

After the speech he gave yesterday, approving Northern Gateway would be an act of utter betrayal

June 10, 2014 | 

Can you imagine Stephen Harper saying this? “Before politics I spent most of my life working in First Nations communities – in Northern Ontario and in fact across Canada, ...

B.C. government secretly approves coal permitting amendment

April 23, 2014 | 

Thanks to a dedicated Beyond Coal supporter from Burnaby, we learned that the provincial ministry of energy and mines secretly approved a permit amendment allowing Texada Quarries to expand ...

Kitimat Cough

April 10, 2014 | 

It’s week two now in a whole new reality. Where? Rio Tinto Alcan’s Kitimat Modernization Project. Packed into a crowded work camp for the first time in my life, ...

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