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Softwood: the more things change, the more they stay the same

April 5, 2004 | 

Markets without competition: BC companies control log prices Recent headlines have shouted about British Columbia’s attempts to go it alone and cut its own softwood lumber deal with the ...

Good News from Canada’s Supreme Court?

April 1, 2004 | 

Imagine a world where sustainability is the norm, not the exception; where Aboriginal interests are protected, not marginalized; where healthy people and wildlife, clean air and water are celebrated ...

Public process in Fernie a sham?

March 30, 2004 | 

Fernie doesn’t want coal bed methane development (CBM). The municipal council passed a resolution opposing CBM after a broad cross section of citizens spoke out a turnout at a ...

Another one bites the dust

March 30, 2004 | 

With little fanfare, generations of workers and communities are being discarded in the fallout from the BC government’s pro-corporate forest policies. The latest casualties, the communities near Canfor’s Taylor ...

Questions about privatizing health care

March 29, 2004 | 

The B.C. government’s drive to privatize public services and assets, and to do so through back room deals such as the rumoured sell-off of the British Columbia Buildings Corporation, ...

Plan to privatize public lands draws demonstrators

March 28, 2004 | 

Hundreds of wood workers, students, environmentalists, First Nations and activists demonstrated on the steps of the Legislature on Saturday, March 27. To illustrate the direction BC forest policy is ...

Flathead Coalition applauds no mines, coalbed methane still a concern

March 28, 2004 | 

Flathead Coalition press release Dear Friends of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Great news today from British Columbia: The government has killed the proposed open-pit coal mines. But it is ...

Increased uncertainty for GSX and VIGP

March 27, 2004 | 

In a speech in Nanaimo this morning, BC Hydro CEO Bob Elton announced that Hydro has opted to write down $120 million in sunk costs for GSX and VIGP. ...

Who controls the land?

March 26, 2004 | 

March 24, 2004 will go down as a momentous day in the history of British Columbia. Fundamental issues about who controls the land, the obligations of corporations and who ...