Guest post: Journey to the sacrifice zone of site C

** As the Moberly/Prophet River Site C treaty infringement injunction hearings continue this week in Vancouver, I was reminded of how little many people still know about the area, the people & wildlife impacted by the dam. I saw her photos a while ago and Louise was kind to share them here in this photoblog …

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Look what happens when Canadians unite for a single purpose. Remember this.

I'm feeling a little giddy this morning and I'll be honest, I feel a bit guilty about that. So many of my friends who are NDP party members are devastated today, and understandably so. The federal party was decimated last night in the Liberal sweep across Canada and in that unstoppable tide, several great NDP …

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“Good morning Laila, My name is Derek and I’m a very rare man.” or ” How left and right politics are fabricated.”

As a writer, I get a lot of interesting emails. In fact, I sometimes imagine putting together a book one day of the  amusing and sometimes, downright odd ones that people send me. Don't get me wrong - 98% are great tips and comments and I love getting them-it's the 2% that raise my eyebrows!) …

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“The only way to change it, is to vote. People are responsible.” ~ Paul Wellstone

Settled deep into the halcyon days of summer, mid-August triggers a sense of urgency for many Canadians regardless of where you live. Every day is a tick of the clock counting down the coveted days of  a northern summer that for many, is all too short. And while most of us will use every free …

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