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5th of 10 Key Questions for 2010

02.19.10 | Commentary |  Will Horter

Question 5: Will¬†British Columbians take to the streets in 2010 to push for action on global warming? The abysmal failure of the climate talks in Copenhagen was a transition point for many people. It has become clear to many that there is no wizard behind the curtain and that if we are going to make […]

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4th of 10 Key Questions for 2010

02.18.10 | Commentary, Retired Campaigns |  Will Horter

Question 4. Will leaders in Capital Region be able to stop reckless development on the Wild Coast and the Saanich Peninsula? Vancouver Island is a special place because it has the potential to preserve large tracts of green space in close proximity to its urban centers. But if leadership doesn’t step forward soon, this unique […]

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10 Key Questions for 2010 – Question 3

02.17.10 | Beyond Coal, Commentary |  Will Horter

Did you ever just wake up one day and know deep down that something important was going to happen to you? That was the way I felt last month at the turn of the New Year. Something deep down told me the first year, of the second decade, of the third millennium, was going to […]

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10 Key Questions for 2010 – Question 2

02.16.10 | Commentary |  Will Horter

Did you ever just wake up one day and know deep down that something important was going to happen to you? That was the way I felt last month at the turn of the New Year. Something deep down told me the first year, of the second decade, of the third millennium, was going to […]

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10 Key Questions for 2010

02.15.10 | Commentary |  Will Horter

Did you ever just wake up one day and know deep down that something important was going to happen to you? That was the way I felt last month at the turn of the New Year. Something deep down told me the first year, of the second decade, of the third millennium,¬†was going to be […]

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Outlaws as Sheriffs

05.27.09 | Commentary |  Charles Campbell

It’s the wild west and your town is being terrorized by a group of outlaws that act with seeming impunity. They steal your cattle, rape your women and are dangling the riches from their ill gotten gains in front of your youngest son in an attempt to get him to join their posse. They have […]

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The Great Land Grab

11.23.08 | Commentary, Retired Campaigns |  Will Horter

Famous U.S. abolitionist Wendell Phillps once said, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many for the few.”Phillips’ quip applies to BC where fortunes have been made – and are being made- by resource companies that benefit from sweetheart deals that privatize vast tracts of land. A select few, […]

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Obama and Harper dance to different music

11.13.08 | Commentary |  Charles Campbell

Canada’s dead eyed Prime Minister wants to be seen linking arms with America’s new symbol of hope, but it’s only to hold back North America’s progress tackling Global Warming. I will readily admit that I was one of the millions of Canadian’s that rejoiced when Barack Obama won the US Presidential election a couple of […]

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