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Cabinet shuffled, Hagen demoted?

January 28, 2004 | 

One of the biggest surprises in the recent cabinet shuffle was the apparent demotion of Stan Hagen, who moved to Human Resources from Sustainable Resource Management (SRM). SRM is ...

Corporations as psychopaths environmental lessons

January 27, 2004 | 

The anti-social legal foundations of the modern corporation are dissected in the new award-winning documentary, THE CORPORATION. The film, which recently won the World Cinema Documentary Audience Award at ...

Distortions, misrepresentations and blatant lies

January 26, 2004 | 

It is no surprise that the forest industry is lauding the new forestry regulations, they conceived them. The corporate campaign to didn’t begin in 2001 with the election of ...

Liberals gut forestry regulations

January 24, 2004 | 

The Liberal pro-corporate deregulation train unloaded more foul smelling cargo yesterday with the release of weakened regulations protecting forests. Following its standard practice of announcing bad news about the ...

BCUC dismisses criticisms of BC Hydro’s Call for Tenders

January 23, 2004 | 

On January 23, 2004, the BC Utilities Commission encouraged BC Hydro to stay the course with its Call for Tenders for power solutions for Vancouver Island. Dismissing criticisms submitted ...

Investors beware of BC

January 22, 2004 | 

Russ Francis recently wrote in Victoria’s Monday Magazine about recent political scandals and thier impact on investment into BC. While he provides interesting insights into the fallout from these ...

More on softwood

January 22, 2004 | 

A quick read of Canadian WTO and NAFTA submissions illustrates Canadian duplicity. Like much publicized white-collar criminals with high-priced lawyers, Canadian companies, provinces and federal government have tried to ...

Privacy, Secrecy, and Democracy

January 22, 2004 | 

The news today was interesting for those who believe in the value of whistleblowers and who are concerned by a trend among some governments to exclude the public from ...

TimberWest sale in the crosshairs

January 22, 2004 | 

The announcement that TimberWest’s TFL near Duncan was sold to Surrey-based Teal-Jones Group is touted as a success for the new Liberal forest policies. In fact, it is just ...

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