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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 ...

Throne Speech climate commitments dwarfed by spending on Trans Mountain

OTTAWA – The Liberal government plans to spend five times more on pipeline construction this year than fighting climate change, according to new calculations from B.C. nonprofit Dogwood. Thursday’s ...

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 ...

Youth climate strikers welcome North Van MP to new portfolio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2019 Youth climate strikers welcome North Van MP to new portfolio Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has 100 days to show he’s serious MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH, ...

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 ...

Why I won’t be voting today

Meet three passionate advocates for social change who can’t – or don’t – participate in elections. On October 21, many Canadians will head to the polls to vote for ...

Get to know your future MP

Who will be your champion in Ottawa? With ten years left to put the brakes on runaway climate change, it will be up to the next federal government to ...

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