Category: BC NDP

Rich Coleman announces retirement as Cullen Commission gets underway

Frédéric Bastiat was a 19th century free market French economist and writer. He is known for his writings on plunder, legal or otherwise, and one of his most reknowned quotes is: “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in…

Motherlode or Fools Gold ? 2 Things that will have you questioning the push for BC LNG

** updated below post Feb 20, 2020. CGL pipeline has applied for a federal loan to help build the pipeline.**   With Wetʼsuwetʼen supporter blockades and demonstrations ongoing, no one can miss the barrage of pro LNG industry advertising popping up everywhere heavily promoting…

It’s time for Horgan to tell Coastal Gaslink to use an alternate route to bypass Wet’suwet’en territory.

** updated at the bottom Article 10 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples states: Indigenous peoples shall not be forcibly removed from their lands or territories. No relocation shall take place without the free, prior and informed consent of the…

LNG, Lobbyists & policy: Why big money is still a very big problem in BC politics.

Too often government responds to the whispers of lobbyists before the cries of the people. Andrew Cuomo Having been a firm critic of fracking and the pursuit of LNG in BC for many more years than the NDP have been in power, I can…