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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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Oil Industry Injustice

09.02.08 | Commentary, Retired Campaigns |  Geoff Mann

These days, two things keep me up at night, and probably will continue to do so for a long time to come. The first is climate change. It seems petty to say, but it is not about me. If I let my thoughts spin out, I am terrified for my children and the world they […]

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Celebrate heroes – yesterday, today & tomorrow

05.15.07 | Commentary, No Tankers, Strategy |  Will Horter

(Text of speech given at Dogwood’s Sing for an Oil Free Coast celebration attended by 200 people on May 11, 2007 at the B.C. legislature) It’s amazing to be here today on a beautiful sunny day in Victoria celebrating among so many like minded people who care about the planet. We are here to celebrate […]

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