Tag: BC Greens

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…

Placement of Site C work camp defines the term ‘calculated risk’

As someone who has closely monitored site c construction, I have always wondered why the work camp was placed right above the problematic north slope. It didn’t seem that bad of a location at first, but as they began excavation and the severity of…

Call to sign a petition asking BC Hydro to voluntarily withdraw the SLAPP suit against Peace Valley residents

David Eby did a good thing this week. Nope, he didn’t call a public inquiry ( still waiting David), but he did reintroduce legislation that would ward off nuisance lawsuits filed just to shut up public debate and  peaceful protest. The legislation “allows people…

Repost: “Whistleblowers and Good Governance”- a talk by the Hon. David Kilgour

In light of the health firings tragic & despicable scandal, the Plecas report allegations and the weekends W5 report, I thought it would be timely to revisit an older post that still resonates. Not only does it resonate, it clearly establishes a pattern that…