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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. ...

Jason Kenney’s Halloween house of horrors

October 21, 2021 | 

Government twists public inquiry results to spook Albertans Be afraid. And get angry. That’s the message from the Alberta government to oil and gas workers, and their families, as ...

More handouts for fracking companies? Just seven per cent of British Columbians want subsidies to increase

October 1, 2021 | 

As Horgan government launches review of oil and gas royalties, advocates call on MLAs to stop funding fracking VICTORIA/LEKWUNGEN TERRITORY — Just seven per cent of British Columbians support ...

Jagmeet Singh needs youth. We need a climate emergency leader.

Guest blog by Vijay Tupper I’m a sixteen-year-old high school student in Burnaby, B.C. In 2019, I joined the youth climate strikes that brought a million Canadians out into ...

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