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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 ...

How do we pay for a Green New Deal?

First, stop giving public money to oil and gas companies This week, groups across Canada launched a bold plan to fight the climate crisis. The Green New Deal would ...

Fuel supply tight? Make transit free

April 29, 2019 | 

Jason Kenney is building a “war room”. B.C. needs a wartime mindset of its own During World War II motor fuels were strictly rationed across North America. Everyone pitched ...

BC Needs a Big Money Corruption Inquiry, Fast

Did major donors to BC Liberals reap favours harming the public interest? Time to find out. Originally printed in The Tyee. Christy Clark rounded out her final days in ...

Why does dirty U.S. coal get a free ride through B.C.?

Americans reject terminals, so Montana’s coal heads to Asia through the Lower Mainland. Posted previously in the Tyee. If you’ve ever been to the ferry terminal in Tsawwassen, you’ve ...

BC taxpayers to pay billions for Christy Clark’s bridge

The Massey Bridge Replacement means increased costs for taxpayers and commuters. It would also open up the Fraser River to Panamax tankers, enabling a massive expansion of fossil fuel exports ...

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