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Influence? Donations from corporations and labour

February 26, 2004 | 

Barry Penner, the Liberal MLA from Chilliwack-Kent, has been around long enough to know that before one points fingers one should get their own house in order. Most notable ...

In Gord we trust … not

February 26, 2004 | 

Dogwood Initiative works to move land and resource use decision-making away from big government and corporations to the First Nations and communities who own and live on the land. ...

Canfor and Slocan: The public's role

February 24, 2004 | 

Under the Liberal government’s so-called Forest Revitalization Plan, the public has no opportunity for input about transfers of tenure over public resources. In one of the most ill-advised examples ...

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 ...