resource extraction

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Bring Your Boomers #5: Where do we go from here?

Nov 19, 2013
Rio Theatre
1660 E Broadway
Vancouver , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
Join Gen Why Media and OpenMedia.ca as we explore creative alternatives and cross-border collaboration in the face of new government spying operations and relentless natural resource extraction.
Blog
May 23, 2013
Photo: leliebloem/flickr

Harper spins Canadian mining in Peru

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians and the Blue Planet Project stands with the more than 200 communities and civil society organizations in Peru who are demanding an end to destructive mining practices.
Blog
May 15, 2013
Photo: LHOON/flickr

New mining royalties in Quebec

Bertrand Schepper
Laura Handal
On Monday, the Parti québécois government announced a new mining royalty regime. Its hybrid proposal combines aspects from two types of royalty systems: profit-based and ad valorem royalties.
Blog
Apr 29, 2013
Photo: Travis S. / flickr

Rip and ship (hewers of wood, drawers of water 2.0)

Steven Shrybman
Many will be aware of the U.S.-based campaign to stop Keystone XL pipeline for ecological reasons. But Canadians have another reason to oppose this grotesque sell-off of the nation's patrimony.
Blog
Apr 29, 2013
Photo: BC Gov Photos/Flickr

Project mania and partisan rants in the B.C. election

Marvin Shaffer
One can excuse politicians in the heat of a campaign of simplifying issues and seeking out tags and slags in lieu of substantive debate. But there is no excuse for columnists of major newspapers.

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