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Monthly Archive for December, 2011

I must say I was surprised to see that Conservative leader John Cummins supports the proposed Enbridge pipeline from the Tar Sands to Kitimat and I have since wondered if that would impact the NDP, the Liberals, both – or anyone. John has never been strong on complicated issues and I wonder if he realizes […]

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We’re on a collision course to violent conflict, with little to gain for BC. This lovely, peaceful province of ours is flying headlong into a situation which customarily breeds violence. Those are harsh words, but this is how I see the pipelines/tanker situation developing. Some will claim that I’m irresponsibly creating a self-serving prediction. I […]

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I see that Premier Photo–Op has appointed George Abbott, Education Minister, to work on revamping the Liberal Party to get it out of the ditch prior to the May 2013 election. Good luck, George – you’ll need it. My latter day concerns have been about environmental issues, something I don’t believe the Liberals can do, […]

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DL33 Why Care? – Guest Blog

A guest blog by Phil Carson of Coombs, BC: Why should we care about 150 acres of Coastal Douglas Fir forest with an uninspiring bureaucratic name like DL 33?  Alberta’s tar sands have already turned 1000 times as much boreal forest into a heart wrenching industrial waste land.   The British Columbia government removed a forest […]

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The Home Stretch available online

This article is a shameless, self aggrandizing, humble and blatant bit of self promotion. I have a new book called The Home Stretch published online through Amazon.com for the modest price of $9.99 (apparently $10 is too high but 9.99 is just right.) This book arose out of research I did for my TV show […]

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The paths, inexorably to a meeting point to violence, can only be changed by the senior governments, especially the feds. The cause of these paths are three: 1. the proposed Enbridge oil pipelines to Kitimat, carrying bitumen (sludge from the Tar Sands) mixed with gas (condensate), with one line running the condensate to the Tar […]

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Editor’s Note: Since the publication of this editorial, The Vancouver Sun has published a form of a correction story on its front page Monday – though no mention of the mistakes it made with its Saturday headline story. There is a reason – a big reason – chiefs of all First Nations in line to […]

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