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Beijing's Long Game in the Oil Sands
Friday, March 11, 2016 by Kai Nagata

Beijing's Long Game in the Oil Sands

With a Trudeau in office, the Chinese government’s decade-old strategy kicks into gear

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When will the Province step in to protect local drinking water?
Thursday, March 10, 2016 by Dave Mills

When will the Province step in to protect local drinking water?

Comox Valley residents endure another boil-water advisory, part of a much bigger problem in B.C.

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One step forward, two steps back
Friday, March 04, 2016 by Will Horter

One step forward, two steps back

While Premier Christy Clark talks about climate leadership, B.C. is becoming a climate laggard

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Rise of the Green Tories
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 by Kai Nagata

Rise of the Green Tories

Why Michael Chong could be Canada’s next Conservative leader

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Canada’s Donald Trump?
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 by Kai Nagata

Canada’s Donald Trump?

Leaderless, the Conservatives seek a path out of the political wilderness

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China is a country, not a race
Thursday, February 25, 2016 by Kai Nagata

China is a country, not a race

The Chinese government is racist, oppressive, even colonial. So why are progressives uncomfortable with criticizing China?

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Minimum Effective Dose
Thursday, February 18, 2016 by Will Horter

Minimum Effective Dose

Often one-off actions are the activist equivalent of giving a suboptimal dose of antibiotics. Without a sufficient course of treatment or theory of change these one-offs not only will not cure the illness, they could actually harm the cause.

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Canada’s first Chinese FIPA case in the making?
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Will Horter

Canada’s first Chinese FIPA case in the making?

Beijing-based mining company cries foul after B.C. government strikes land deal with First Nations

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Is the TPP "Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo"?
Monday, February 01, 2016 by Will Horter

Is the TPP "Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo"?

Could controversial investor rights provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership help push pipelines through our province?

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A New Hope On Oil, LNG Reviews. What About For Coal?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Arie Ross

A New Hope On Oil, LNG Reviews. What About For Coal?

Climate test, revised process should apply to thermal coal export proposals, too.

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What’s A Public Hearing Without The Public?
Monday, January 25, 2016 by Chloe Hartley

What’s A Public Hearing Without The Public?

North Shore NOPE’s Chloe Hartley takes us inside the empty ballroom where the NEB is deciding our future

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Want Free Trade? Build A West Coast Pipeline, Says China
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by Kai Nagata

Want Free Trade? Build A West Coast Pipeline, Says China

Beijing sees “rare historical opportunity” to access Canadian resources

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The Puck Drops In Burnaby. Which Team Are You Cheering For?
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Dave Mills

The Puck Drops In Burnaby. Which Team Are You Cheering For?

Meet the folks battling for B.C.’s energy future

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PARIS COP21 : Reflections from the Sidewalk
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Cheryl Cameron

PARIS COP21 : Reflections from the Sidewalk

There are so many things to remember about Paris, but a handful of moments during my two weeks as a member of “civil society” at COP21 are etched in my mind.

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Gitga’at: Another Legal Earthquake for Oil Pipelines
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Will Horter

Gitga’at: Another Legal Earthquake for Oil Pipelines

This is another nail in the coffin for not one, but two West Coast oil tanker proposals Big Oil has planned for our province.

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Kinder Morgan Shambles On Thanks To Zombie NEB
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by Charles Campbell

Kinder Morgan Shambles On Thanks To Zombie NEB

The Zombie Harper Government equals the same industry insiders and Conservative donors leading the same flawed process; a regulator not only captured by industry, but given its marching orders by a dead government from beyond the grave.

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Why I'm stepping back as Executive Director and why that's good for Dogwood Initiative
Sunday, December 27, 2015 by Will Horter

Why I'm stepping back as Executive Director and why that's good for Dogwood Initiative

The ultimate test is whether these changes streamline and improve our ability to find, invest in and honour our tribe. I’m betting they do, and if I’m right nothing can stop us.

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!!!!!!!!, and other lessons from the federal election
Thursday, December 24, 2015 by Kai Nagata

!!!!!!!!, and other lessons from the federal election

Dogwood runs its winningest GOTV campaign ever. Some nerdy findings.

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People, place and power
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 by Kai Nagata

People, place and power

Canadians value proportionality, but also local accountability.

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The Ghost of Government Past
Saturday, December 19, 2015 by Charles Campbell

The Ghost of Government Past

After years of pitched battles with a Scrooge-like government that said ”humbug” to anyone trying to practice basic democracy, we’re finally getting a bit of good cheer from Ottawa.

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