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Emergencies Act gives more power to unaccountable Canadian police

February 16, 2022 | 

MPs must push for transparency around ‘national emergency,’ swift expiry Eighty years ago my dad’s parents were accused of being enemies of Canada, because their parents were born in ...

Salmon and Steel

January 21, 2022 | 

B.C. salmon are at a breaking point. Will we allow two new pipelines to push them over the edge? Imagine the straw that broke the camel’s back was made ...

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, ...

Private police, corporate prosecutors target Indigenous leaders

January 12, 2022 | 

Oil companies have a new strategy to put opponents in jail. B.C. is their testing ground. Corporate lawyers, backed by American billionaires, have won the right to privately prosecute ...

What if we future-proofed B.C. instead of building more pipelines?

Trans Mountain is under water. Its federal dollars and skilled workforce should be redeployed to build back better after the floods. “It’s going to take a bundle of money.” ...

A failure of leadership

November 17, 2021 | 

Faced with compounding disasters, provincial politicians are stuck in reaction mode. Who will safeguard our communities? As people lay trapped in their cars under tree trunks and mud, B.C. ...

Jason Kenney’s Halloween house of horrors

October 21, 2021 | 

Government twists public inquiry results to spook Albertans Be afraid. And get angry. That’s the message from the Alberta government to oil and gas workers, and their families, as ...

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 ...

Liberals move to outflank the NDP on green issues

John Horgan, Rachel Notley make things awkward for federal New Democrats When Justin Trudeau was asked by a reporter why he dodged Indigenous youth who traveled from Fairy Creek ...

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