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COVID-19: Lessons from our grandparents

March 19, 2020 | 

The “greatest generation” endured WWII. Now it’s our turn to defend them – and our health care system During World War II most Canadians were not on the front ...

In Ktunaxa territory, the future is bright

Massive solar project in the Kootenays could light the way to a made-in-B.C. Green New Deal As viral outbreaks and wavering stock markets add to the threat of climate ...

The dominos were falling long before COVID-19

March 10, 2020 | 

Canada needs to stop wasting taxpayer dollars on a dying industry The future of the oil industry is collapsing before our eyes. This is the worst moment in history to ...

16 billion ways to kill Trans Mountain

Dogwood heads to Ottawa with new poll results showing public support dropping as costs skyrocket. Could this kill Trans Mountain? Last week, Kai and I went to Ottawa armed ...

Land, money and markets: three things every pipeline needs

Indigenous solidarity is part of a powerful three-pronged strategy to stop fossil fuel expansion Long after the last pipeline has been dug up and recycled, Wet’suwet’en people will decide ...

Teck Frontier: no way out for Trudeau

February 12, 2020 | 

If Ottawa approves the largest oil sands mine in history, anger in B.C. and Quebec will only grow Police forces across the province were stretched thin this week as ...

Wet’suwet’en raids spell trouble for the BC NDP

Like Idle No More in 2013, the battle for Wet’suwet’en land has set events in motion no government can control “Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis ...

Why is BC Hydro blocking a renewable revolution?

Local communities could generate affordable, clean power – and free themselves from fossil fuels. To an energy monopoly, that’s a threat. In the New York Times bestseller Drawdown, groundbreaking ...

Old-school politics won’t save us from climate chaos. Here’s what might.

January 24, 2020 | 

Odds favour a B.C. election in 2020. How can we force cooperation on the defining issue of our lives?   Here’s a prediction for 2020: British Columbians will head ...

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