Posts from ‘Op-Ed’

B.C.’s Bernie Sanders moment is here

August 26, 2022 | 

Anjali Appadurai has many skills and attributes that Bernie Sanders does not. But her laser focus on corporate greed should be familiar to anyone inspired by the Vermont senator’s ...

BC NDP leadership race offers a chance for transformation

August 12, 2022 | 

B.C. politics was jolted from its summer slumber this week when 32-year-old Anjali Appadurai launched her campaign to become leader of the BC NDP. This fall, a few thousand ...

BC NDP leadership race will pick a premier for troubled times

June 30, 2022 | 

John Horgan is leaving before things get really bad. Will the next leader be able to turn the ship around? John Horgan certainly left his mark on the lands ...

What if help never comes?

January 14, 2022 | 

If governments don’t prioritize emergency response, how will community members keep each other safe? I’ve called 911 twice in the last two years. The first time was last spring, ...

Jagmeet Singh needs youth. We need a climate emergency leader.

Guest blog by Vijay Tupper I’m a sixteen-year-old high school student in Burnaby, B.C. In 2019, I joined the youth climate strikes that brought a million Canadians out into ...

Plan B: Decarbonize

April 16, 2021 | 

We can’t wait for our leaders to save us. We have to get off fossil fuels. The year was 1994. I was finishing a Bachelor’s of Science degree and ...

Old growth trees cleared for Site C dam reservoir

February 16, 2021 | 

While the controversial project sits in limbo, BC Hydro inflicts irreversible damage Guest post by Ken Boon Premier Horgan is spending $3 million a day of our money on ...

Rich corporations are hoarding money, and taking ours too

September 2, 2020 | 

How many mega yachts will it take to completely topple society? I was at a small gathering recently and overheard someone talking about Jim Pattison — aka “Canada’s Warren ...

Opinion: More IPPs are not the energy solution B.C. needs

July 17, 2020 | 

Yes to Indigenous and community-owned power projects, but ending windfall profits by Independent Power Producers is legit   Guest post by John Calvert and Seth Klein. Bill 17 has ...

Send this to a friend