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Why B.C. should reopen clean energy opportunities for Indigenous communities

Guest blog by Andy Hira, Professor of Political Science, Simon Fraser University. A little more than a year ago, the British Columbia government launched an inquiry into the regulation ...

Bending the curve

April 14, 2020 | 

Virus biology forces us to think local, not global. Let’s not go back. Unless you have been declared an essential service, you’re at home like me, perhaps feeling guilty ...

COVID-19 feels like a test. Are Canadians ready?

March 29, 2020 | 

A virus has brought our economy to its knees. What happens when droughts, floods or wildfires add to the chaos? In the face of a pandemic, it’s not surprising ...

The dominos were falling long before COVID-19

March 10, 2020 | 

Canada needs to stop wasting taxpayer dollars on a dying industry The future of the oil industry is collapsing before our eyes. This is the worst moment in history to ...

Why is BC Hydro blocking a renewable revolution?

Local communities could generate affordable, clean power – and free themselves from fossil fuels. To an energy monopoly, that’s a threat. In the New York Times bestseller Drawdown, groundbreaking ...

Jonathan Wilkinson: the Minister of Greenwash

After working for ExxonMobil and Shell, it looks like his job now is to grow Canada’s oil sands After the 2019 federal election, Alberta premier Jason Kenney laid out ...

Op-Ed: Declaration Act a long overdue reset

Originally published in the Times Colonist on November 22, 2019 Re: “Indigenous Peoples bill has good goals but overpromises,” editorial, Nov. 3. I confess I was gobsmacked — and ...

Red Chamber could block a Green New Deal

Canada’s Senate is unelected, unaccountable – and easily swayed by Big Oil Unelected senators in Ottawa are poised to open B.C.’s North Coast to supertankers full of diluted bitumen. ...

Parenting in a climate crisis

The year I started having tough conversations about climate change with my four year old My eldest son turned four this year, and since he’s now old enough to ...

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