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Canfor's takeover of Slocan–The Impacts (Part 2)

February 24, 2004 | 

Canfor’s plans to build four “super mills” in the north, fueled by wood from its merger with Slocan, will negatively impact on First Nations, communities and workers. The numbers ...

Here we go again: privatising BCBC

February 24, 2004 | 

We have no details yet, but it sounds as though the privatization of the British Columbia Building Corporation is all but complete. What’s not clear is whether the Corporation ...

Kitimat: a community fights back

February 24, 2004 | 

Kitimat is taking Alcan to court. It’s asking the BC Supreme Court to review all the agreements with Alcan, and rule on whether the company is breaking them by ...

Sustainability in Twenty Years?

February 23, 2004 | 

Those who listened to Cross-Country Check-up on CBC a week ago may have heard Prime Minister Paul Martin refer to a new report by Dogwood Initiative founder, and current ...

Good idea, bad delivery: re-allocating the Cut

February 23, 2004 | 

Everyone knows that the virtual monopoly big corporate tenure holders hold over BC’s timber must be broken. It’s not even that controversial a subject, having been endorsed by every ...

Coalbed Methane faces setback in Hat Creek

February 23, 2004 | 

After being pressured by the Ministry of Energy and Mines to sign a protocol by the end of March, the Bonaparte Indian Band has advised the government it will ...

Building Bridges in the Okanagan

February 23, 2004 | 

The future of British Columbia depends on strong communities. Historically, environmentalists, labour, community and First Nations activists have often worked towards similar objectives, but on parallel tracks. That is ...

The Never ending Softwood Story

February 19, 2004 | 

Dialogue about softwood in Canada needs an overhaul. It’s uninformed, simplistic and jingoistic. Even progressive politicians like Jack Layton have been captured by the rhetoric. Just last week he ...

Campbell’s secret meeting: Intimidation of CBM activists?

February 17, 2004 | 

Last week I got a frantic phone call from a friend currently working in northeastern BC. He quietly whispered, “Did you know Premier Campbell is secretly visiting the northeast?” ...

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