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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 ...

Big waves made in a small community

To tanker or not to tanker, that is the question… that will be on a Sooke referendum this coming municipal election. In a unanimous decision made by Sooke council ...

Testing the Waters in Fort St. John

As much as we are buoyed up by our successes during these early months of the Let BC Vote campaign, many of us would admit to a lingering doubt ...

Forty thousand strong and we’re just getting started

We had no idea Port Metro Vancouver would approve the Fraser Surrey Docks coal terminal just last Thursday on Aug. 21. While the timing was a definite shock, the ...

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 ...

"What took you so long?"

Around a kitchen table in Fort Saint John, seven people are talking through their local Let BC Vote strategy when one asks me, “What took you so long to ...

If Oregon can do it, why can’t B.C.?

August 18, 2014 | 

Our allies in my native state of Oregon are celebrating a huge victory today as the Department of State Lands rejected an application from Ambre Energy to build an ...

Coal companies get to decide how many trains should go through your neighbourhood

August 12, 2014 | 

A big U.S coal company just decided it’s going to ship several million more tonnes of thermal coal from Wyoming through B.C. starting next year. It’s not a proposal, ...

"Not our jurisdiction"

July 25, 2014 | 

For a hot week of prime vacation time, July 14-21 was abnormally busy in the riding of Comox Valley as local residents joined organizers from Dogwood and LeadNow for ...

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