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Webinar: Adam Olsen on the passage of B.C.’s UNDRIP law

How might the Declaration Act affect forestry, mining, Site C or other projects on the B.C. landscape? After Bill 41 became law, we had a chance to sit down ...

Jonathan Wilkinson: the Minister of Greenwash

After working for ExxonMobil and Shell, it looks like his job now is to grow Canada’s oil sands After the 2019 federal election, Alberta premier Jason Kenney laid out ...

The road to reforming mining in B.C.

December 6, 2019 | 

2019 brought partial victories, but the hard work lies ahead This week B.C. ministers George Heyman and Doug Donaldson announced the provincial government would end logging in the “donut ...

Op-Ed: Declaration Act a long overdue reset

Originally published in the Times Colonist on November 22, 2019 Re: “Indigenous Peoples bill has good goals but overpromises,” editorial, Nov. 3. I confess I was gobsmacked — and ...

Casey Jones

Trudeau’s centrist cabinet on the track of no return There’s an old song from the popular folk-rock album Working Man’s Dead about the infamous train conductor Casey Jones. As ...

Webinar: Khelsilem on B.C. Indigenous rights bill

How affordable housing, climate action and Indigenous rights can fit together We were pleased to welcome language teacher, elected councillor and Squamish Nation spokesperson Khelsilem for an hour-long chat ...

Time for a Bloc Cascadien in Canadian politics

With a weak federal government and hostile neighbours, B.C. needs to stand up for itself B.C. is the front line of the overdose crisis and the housing crisis. We ...

Yes, racism is an environmental issue

October 7, 2019 | 

Calls to ‘focus on climate’ above justice or equity are misguided, even dangerous I know what Mike Le Couteur was thinking. When NDP leader Jagmeet Singh stood in Grassy ...

Fishing for votes in Courtenay-Alberni

October 2, 2019 | 

In politics, like on the river, local knowledge goes a long way Port Alberni, Parksville, Courtenay. The Puntledge. The Stamp. The Englishman. Autumn is a time of reckoning in ...

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