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Softwood sophistry

March 5, 2004 | 

The Canadian government’s softwood strategy is simple: (1) reiterate platitudes about a Canadian unity (among forest companies and provinces) that doesn’t exist; (2) rely on a complaisant media that ...

NEB turns down the heat

March 4, 2004 | 

A victory for clean air, the health of citizens, and for public participation was scored by the National Energy Board today when they turned down an application from Sumas ...

Hat Creek First Nations reject coalbed methane

March 1, 2004 | 

The Bonaparte, Xaxli’p and Ts’Kw’aylax First Nations continue to tell the provincial government that they are opposed to coalbed methane development in Hat Creek. As reported by Dogwood Initiative ...

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 ...