Tag: Site C

“Disturbing the Peace: The story of the Site C dam”

Since covering the Site C stories in earnest, I’ve come to highly respect the work done by DeSmog and in particular of Sarah Cox and Emma Gilchrist, whose affinity for the issues and people they cover reminds me of my own. Last week Sarah… Continue Reading ““Disturbing the Peace: The story of the Site C dam””

“Toxic Landslides Polluting Peace River Raise Alarms About Fracking, Site C”

What I have always hated most about labels is that a substantial portion of the world buys into them. I have written a lot about MP Dianne Watts but have on several occasions agreed with her on some issues. But when I do, people… Continue Reading ““Toxic Landslides Polluting Peace River Raise Alarms About Fracking, Site C””

“He did not care in which direction the car was travelling, so long as he remained in the driver’s seat.” – Lord Beaverbrook

A new friend who is rapidly becoming educated in the ways of government after having jumped into the deep end of the convoluted pool of BC politics, asked me a question I couldn’t answer recently: “Laila, I have to believe that when people enter… Continue Reading ““He did not care in which direction the car was travelling, so long as he remained in the driver’s seat.” – Lord Beaverbrook”

Monitoring the monitors

A little funny thing happened on the blog today I thought I’d share because it’s another one of those things many people don’t know about government. They monitor media and not only do they monitor it, they rate it. I often get incoming links… Continue Reading “Monitoring the monitors”