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EnCana’s rosy forecast

March 1, 2004 | 

Like deferential courtiers, Canada’s business reporters continue to report the Emperor’s wardrobe changes with nary a dissenting comment. Last week, Calgary-based energy giant Encana, reported a 183% increase in ...

First Nations reject economic colonialism

February 28, 2004 | 

500 years ago French and Spanish and Portuguese fishers made summer voyages to North America’s north Atlantic coast in search of bountiful cod. Then English and French traders moved ...

The public's role in Interfor-Doman discussions

February 27, 2004 | 

Like a vulture circling carrion, Interfor has announced a plan to acquire much of debt-ridden Doman. If successful, this would make Interfor a coastal giant controlling almost 30% of ...

Saulteau defend against oil and gas threat

February 26, 2004 | 

As you may be aware, the Saulteau and West Moberly First Nations have made attempts through negotiations and in the courts to halt companies from drilling for natural gas ...

Political reporter silenced

February 26, 2004 | 

Political reporter Russ Francis has been sacked. Monday Magazine, part of the media empire owned by Victoria’s David Black, has suddenly silenced Francis – one of the few independent ...

NDP and Labour Still Arm-in-Arm

February 26, 2004 | 

VANCOUVER/CKNW(AM980)–About half of the donations to the NDP Leadership Campaign of Carole James came from unions, a fact the BC Liberals say points to continued labour influence within the ...

Influence? Donations from corporations and labour

February 26, 2004 | 

Barry Penner, the Liberal MLA from Chilliwack-Kent, has been around long enough to know that before one points fingers one should get their own house in order. Most notable ...

In Gord we trust … not

February 26, 2004 | 

Dogwood Initiative works to move land and resource use decision-making away from big government and corporations to the First Nations and communities who own and live on the land. ...

Canfor and Slocan: The public's role

February 24, 2004 | 

Under the Liberal government’s so-called Forest Revitalization Plan, the public has no opportunity for input about transfers of tenure over public resources. In one of the most ill-advised examples ...

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