Tag: northern gateway

“It is always more easy to discover and proclaim general principles than to apply them.” ~ Winston Churchill, The Gathering Storm

In following the discussion and commentary on social media in the hours leading up to an announcement from the federal government on Northern Gateway, one thing is clear: there is an elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about. I stand…

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Pipeline puts B.C.’s lucrative green tourism industry at risk

The last column of 2013… where did the year go? It’s been nearly a year since I started my weekly column with 24Hrs Vancouver and it’s been an honour to have access to an audience of over two hundred thousand readers every Monday! While the…

“Big Bucks get the nods…” aka “The Oliver and Lebel line of propaganda” ~ Dave Tyre

Recently I posted a link to this blog by Ben West in the Huffington Post BC, on Harper’s  new and improved, ‘tanker safety plan.’ One of my readers, who has become a valued friend (Dave Tyre),  posted a couple of cutting comments – appropriately so, I think…

Dan Murphy rocked it out again, this time, on Enbridge – until the video was removed, that is.

Who doesn’t love Dan Murphy’s animations and cartoons? What’s that, you say? No one? Right on, everyone does. That’s why we were all applauding the latest animation that targeted the sickly sweet, feel good, bitumen pipelines are good for families animation Dan cooked up….