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Ground-breaking No Tankers motion passed by B.C. local governments

September 27, 2012 | 

Today at the Union of B.C. Municipalities meeting in Victoria, B.C.’s local government leaders passed the strongest ever provincial motion opposing the expansion of oil tanker traffic through B.C.’s ...

What could Enbridge say to be convincing?

July 13, 2012 | 

As a father to a four-year-old girl and a busy professional, I don’t have a ton of variety in my leisure reading these days. That’s probably why I’m writing ...

My pledge to protect the Gitga’at culture

May 7, 2012 | 

Guest blog by Michael Uehara, president of King Pacific Lodge in Gitga’at territory Two ravens crested the longhouse and caused me to look into the cold rain. They cawed ...

Dear Europe: This is not our Canada

February 22, 2012 | 

Guest blog by Geoff Mann There was a time, only just passed, when the word “Canada”” brought to mind not only friendly, less narrow-minded North Americans, but a kind ...

Predictions for 2012

January 18, 2012 | 

Never make predictions, especially about the future. – Casey Stengel, Hall of Fame Baseball Manager Almost every year when I get a new calendar I sit down to ponder ...

Conspiracy theories are thrilling, but fall apart under scrutiny

August 16, 2011 | 

Most of us love a good conspiracy theory. Hollywood makes millions – if not billions – spinning conspiracy yarns that keep us glued to our seats. The plots are ...

Pushing Death

July 11, 2011 | 

Under Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s control, Canada has gone from being a leader in global environmental and health negotiations to being an international pariah. Unlike previous Canadian governments that ...

Why biosolids are a bad idea for farmland in the CRD

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By seeking alternatives to disposing sewage sludge into the Juan de Fuca strait, the question ...

When Oil and Gas Come to Town

February 17, 2011 | 

On the morning of May 23rd, 2010, Mike Roberts, a Louisiana fisherman, received a call from a friend who told him that he needed to get out on the ...

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