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Emergencies Act gives more power to unaccountable Canadian police

February 16, 2022 | 

MPs must push for transparency around ‘national emergency,’ swift expiry Eighty years ago my dad’s parents were accused of being enemies of Canada, because their parents were born in ...

25,000 British Columbians call on Horgan government to end all fossil fuel subsidies

February 15, 2022 | 

LEKWUNGEN TERRITORIES / VICTORIA: Today at the B.C. Legislature, a petition signed by nearly 25,000 British Columbians calling for all fossil fuel subsidies to be abolished was delivered to ...

Salmon and Steel

January 21, 2022 | 

B.C. salmon are at a breaking point. Will we allow two new pipelines to push them over the edge? Imagine the straw that broke the camel’s back was made ...

What if help never comes?

January 14, 2022 | 

If governments don’t prioritize emergency response, how will community members keep each other safe? I’ve called 911 twice in the last two years. The first time was last spring, ...

Private police, corporate prosecutors target Indigenous leaders

January 12, 2022 | 

Oil companies have a new strategy to put opponents in jail. B.C. is their testing ground. Corporate lawyers, backed by American billionaires, have won the right to privately prosecute ...

What brings me hope

December 22, 2021 | 

After 2021, it’s hard to say if we’re winning or losing. But we have a responsibility to each other to carry on the fight. My friend said the other ...

What if we future-proofed B.C. instead of building more pipelines?

Trans Mountain is under water. Its federal dollars and skilled workforce should be redeployed to build back better after the floods. “It’s going to take a bundle of money.” ...

How we could stop fracking

November 23, 2021 | 

Everything you need to know about B.C.’s natural gas royalty review B.C. is suffering its worst natural disaster in history. Catastrophic flooding has claimed lives, left thousands stranded and ...

A failure of leadership

November 17, 2021 | 

Faced with compounding disasters, provincial politicians are stuck in reaction mode. Who will safeguard our communities? As people lay trapped in their cars under tree trunks and mud, B.C. ...

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