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Energy Minister schedules private meeting with Fernie council

March 26, 2004 | 

The City of Fernie was advised today by Bill Bennett, local member of the provincial legislature, that the Minister of Energy Richard Neufeld, his deputies, and Derek Doyle, the ...

The Canadian conundrum: jobs versus productivity

March 23, 2004 | 

The loss of jobs to free trade, tax driven automation, sweatshops in developing countries is becoming the “political hot potato of the U.S. elections. While the jobless recovery in ...

Fernie takes a stand

March 21, 2004 | 

On Tuesday, March 16, the City Council in Fernie sponsored a “Town Hall” Meeting to discuss coalbed methane. This was in response to a large area of rights that ...

Growing First Nation unrest in BC

March 17, 2004 | 

First Nations from across BC are increasingly frustrated by the BC government’s approach to their issues. The frustration was evident at the First Nations Summit meeting last week as ...

Canada's upcoming energy problems

March 16, 2004 | 

Canada’s plans to expand energy exports are on a collision course with domestic demands. Two recent articles illustrate the schizophrenic nature of Canada’s energy plans. Unfortunately, the growing gap ...

Is productivity killing us? – Death by a thousand Tax cuts

March 14, 2004 | 

Paul Martin continues to build his legacy as Corporate Canada’s best friend. After years of cutting corporate taxes as Finance Minister, Martin’s government is poised to once again favour ...

Lillooet takes a stand

March 11, 2004 | 

Lillooet is another BC community hit hard by government cutbacks and policies that remove money and jobs from rural BC. And they are responding with a novel idea – ...

Fernie confronts giant government coalbed methane scheme

March 9, 2004 | 

Media Advisory from East Kootenay Environmental Society Recreation Town Confronts Impact of Coal Bed Gas Extraction on Rocky Mountain Lands Covered by Nature Conservancy Moratorium Fernie Town Hall Meeting ...

First Nations fight back against energy projects

March 8, 2004 | 

First Nations from across BC are taking action to defend their territories from energy exploration and drilling. It’s no surprise that BC government and oil and gas officials are ...