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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 ...

Spare a Thought for the Cannon Fodder Candidates

September 28, 2015 | 

This article first appeared in TheTyee.ca on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. In the last federal election, 1,279 brave Canadians, most of them earnestly wishing to serve their country, ran ...

Is Northern Gateway B.C.’s National Energy Program?

June 19, 2015 | 

This piece originally appeared in the National Post, June 19, 2015. It’s a program that has engendered distrust and alienation between Ottawa and the West: a symbol of the ...

How to kill a pipeline

April 13, 2015 | 

A version of this article originally appeared in The Tyee. On the night of April 12, 2014, I was a long way from the North Coast. Surrounded by a ...

Tories, pipeline firms growing apart

January 8, 2015 | 

Written by Kai Nagata – Originally published in the Vancouver Sun, December 23, 2014 A friend of mine works at TransCanada, the company whose proposed Energy East pipeline would ...

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