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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 ...

Is there more to the story that we don’t know?

July 21, 2014 | 

In this op-ed from SFU Urban Studies professor Anthony Perl, someone finally tackles the question of whether building new infrastructure for U.S. thermal coal exports is a wise investment ...

Why I signed the Let BC Vote pledge

Guest writer Jess Housty’s original post can be found here Last week I signed the Let BC Vote pledge. You could say I’m late to the party. More than ...

Summer in B.C.: rockstars, roughnecks, rights and title

Kai Nagata, Energy & Democracy Director: How can you tell a campaign is starting to pick up serious momentum? I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to notice ...