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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 ...

British Columbia mayors filling leadership vacuum in pipeline review process

September 26, 2014 | 

Written by Kai Nagata – Originally published in the Financial Post, September 25, 2014 With rain lashing the chairlifts and green grass stretching up the mountainside, the visitors packing ...

The west wants out

This article originally appeared in the Toronto Star. Earthquakes happen rarely in Canadian politics, but the fault lines are shifting again on the West Coast. As the next federal election ...

Farce Unfolds at Port Metro Vancouver AGM

June 6, 2014 | 

Many who attended yesterday’s meeting knew they were going to have to sit through the business material of any semi-independent industry and government-appointed board’s reporting. However, we also knew ...

Six Dogwood teams hit their targets

April 25, 2014 | 

It’s working. Dogwood Initiative and its allies are building what is already the largest nonpartisan political organizing network in British Columbia. We’re conservative and liberal, urban and rural – ...

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