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Target practice

July 23, 2018 | 

Thousands cheer online for activists to be murdered. How long before someone takes it literally? “Next time just cut the cables,” wrote 67-year old John Les on Facebook. He ...

SFU preps for Burnaby inferno

Administrators hold a “forest fire” drill. Students say the real threat is giant tanks of crude oil. Officials at Simon Fraser University held a mock forest fire drill on ...

The Great Divide

June 13, 2018 | 

 A geographic rift is emerging between two competing visions for the future. They can’t both win. The fight between B.C. and Alberta over the Trans Mountain oil tanker project ...

The tip of an iceberg

June 6, 2018 | 

Trudeau thinks he’s unsinkable. So did the captain of the Titanic. Justin Trudeau needs to lose just 14 votes in the House of Commons to seriously complicate his dreams ...

Five things you should know about Morneau’s Trans Mountain buyout

Now that you, as a Canadian taxpayer, are a pipeline owner… For months, Texas-based pipeline giant Kinder Morgan has been hinting their pipeline and oil tanker proposal on the ...

On Trudeau’s watch

 As the waters rise, politicians double down on heavy crude I visited the seaside community of Qualicum Beach to join a packed screening of Directly Affected, a film about ...

One step closer to stopping Kinder Morgan

Dogwood organizing director Laura Benson reflects on the past two wild months Over the last two months Dogwood supporters have sent 20,800 personal messages to our governments asking B.C.’s ...

If I had eight billion dollars

April 16, 2018 | 

The Trudeau government won’t rule out full public financing for the Trans Mountain pipeline. What else could Canada buy? The news shocked conservatives and oil tanker opponents alike: Ottawa ...

The siege of B.C.

Ottawa has eight weeks to break the backs of oil tanker opponents. Here’s how they’ll try. Texas pipeline company Kinder Morgan issued an ultimatum yesterday: give our shareholders confidence ...