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Where is the NDP?

By Vote 16 BC campaigner Megan Lawson Less than a year after voting in support of lowering the voting age, the party is M.I.A. In November 2019, I was ...

BC NDP candidates quiet as oil and gas subsidies soar

October 7, 2020 | 

New Democrats fought corporate welfare for fracking, pipelines. Where’s the party’s “climate caucus” when we need them? Murray Rankin is on his feet, hands outstretched, his voice rising with ...

Rich corporations are hoarding money, and taking ours too

September 2, 2020 | 

How many mega yachts will it take to completely topple society? I was at a small gathering recently and overheard someone talking about Jim Pattison — aka “Canada’s Warren ...

Climate activism in the COVID-19 pandemic

Youth took to the streets in March 2019 to demand climate action. One year later, their activism looks very different. My name is Katia Bannister. I am a seventeen ...

If I could vote

August 14, 2020 | 

How giving youth a ballot will turn the tide on climate Global warming. The rapid decline of our environment. Air pollution. Water pollution. Mass extinction of species. This all ...

Pipeline supporters plan rally to “reclaim” Indigenous land

Business owners, local politicians want Secwépemc houses removed Angry residents of Blue River, B.C. are calling for a “rally to reclaim the North Thompson Valley” on Saturday, as Secwépemc ...

Opinion: More IPPs are not the energy solution B.C. needs

July 17, 2020 | 

Yes to Indigenous and community-owned power projects, but ending windfall profits by Independent Power Producers is legit   Guest post by John Calvert and Seth Klein. Bill 17 has ...

The world has changed. Why is Canada still in the pipeline business?

Trans Mountain is the wrong line in the sand Last week, three separate oil and gas pipelines were killed in the U.S., starting with the Supreme Court putting the ...

Lost in Transmission

July 14, 2020 | 

BC Hydro debate ignores the urgent need to replace fossil fuels Imagine you arrive home after work and plug in your car. It charges overnight while rates are lower. ...

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