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The case for lowering the voting age in B.C.

It’s no wonder the campaign is picking up momentum in B.C. and around the world. Originally published on the blog Sowing Seeds of Change. My name is Katia Bannister. ...

Film review – Planet of the Humans

April 27, 2020 | 

The future of renewable energy is in projects built with quality materials and controlled by communities, not big energy corporations — just one of the ways ‘Planet of the ...

Why B.C. should reopen clean energy opportunities for Indigenous communities

Guest blog by Andy Hira, Professor of Political Science, Simon Fraser University. A little more than a year ago, the British Columbia government launched an inquiry into the regulation ...

Horgan sticking to climate plan despite pandemic

April 21, 2020 | 

B.C. Premier says he wants to hear from British Columbians where COVID-19 recovery spending should go The B.C. government is pressing ahead with its Clean BC climate plan – ...

Bending the curve

April 14, 2020 | 

Virus biology forces us to think local, not global. Let’s not go back. Unless you have been declared an essential service, you’re at home like me, perhaps feeling guilty ...

MPs join online rally against pandemic bailout for oil companies

April 3, 2020 | 

Student climate strikers hold online rally, deliver more than 56,000 signatures to parliament In what may be the first event of its kind, MPs from three political parties logged ...

Dogwood staff vote to unionize

March 31, 2020 | 

Dogwood’s employees have recently voted to certify the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union as their bargaining representative. Dogwood looks forward to collective agreement negotiations with the BCGEU. ...

COVID-19 feels like a test. Are Canadians ready?

March 29, 2020 | 

A virus has brought our economy to its knees. What happens when droughts, floods or wildfires add to the chaos? In the face of a pandemic, it’s not surprising ...

The battle plan: make bread, phone grandma, fight Big Oil

March 27, 2020 | 

While Canadians stay home, corporate lobbyists are working overtime to siphon off federal cash This morning my son and I tied twine to the four corners of a plastic ...

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