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    Rafe: Christy’s oily legacy is the stain that can’t be cleaned, as climate plan revelation reminds us

    The back room deals with the oil lobby, the plundering of BC Hydro and ICBC, the fiscal recklessness and corporate handouts - Christy Clark's legacy will stick with BC for years to come, says Rafe Mair.


    Forget Paris: Justin takes LNG, Kinder Morgan over climate, democracy

    Justin Trudeau chastised Donald Trump for pulling out of the Paris agreement but his own support for LNG and the Kinder Morgan pipeline show he doesn't care about the climate or democracy, says Rafe Mair.



    Rafe: Christy, Libs let off hook for ruining Hydro, ICBC, failing on LNG

    Certain mainstream BC journalists have let Christy Clark and the BC Liberals off the hook for ruining BC Hydro and ICBC and utterly failing on LNG, says Rafe Mair.


    Rafe to Horgan: Get Serious about Kinder Morgan, Woodfibre LNG

    Rafe Mair has a message for Premier John Horgan: "If Kinder Morgan happens on your watch, do you think voters will forgive you because some lawsuits were threatened?...Not a very good start, Mr. Horgan, not a good start at all."



    Rafe to NDP: Now you’re the government…here’s what to expect that you’re not expecting

    Rafe Mair has a little fun offering the new BC NDP Government a few hard-won lessons from his own time in government...Like have a good bottle of single malt handy.


    Rafe: Liberal Opposition will make life very difficult for NDP-Greens

    The BC Liberals, now in opposition, have many tools at their disposal to make life difficult for the NDP and Greens - and you can bet they'll use them, says former Cabinet Minister Rafe Mair.



    Rafe: NDP-Greens good to govern – but beware Weaver’s IPP support

    BC's NDP-Green partnership can survive and govern, says Rafe Mair, but when it comes to cleaning up the Liberals' biggest mess - BC Hydro and its virtual bankruptcy by private power projects - Premier John Horgan must beware An...


    True Patriot Love: Why the Kinder Morgan pipeline will never be built

    Rafe Mair explains BC's pipeline opposition to the rest of Canada: "Kinder Morgan has sharpened divisions in Canada - but one can hardly blame British Columbians for that when their sole purpose has been simply to support the h...



    Rafe: NDP-Green pact should mean good riddance to Kinder Morgan, but Liberal opposition won’t make life easy

    John Horgan and Andrew Weaver's NDP-Green pact is good news for the environment and BC's fiscal health, but the Liberal Opposition can still make life very difficult for them, says Rafe Mair.


    Rafe Mair: Rachel Notley can go to hell for threatening BC over pipeline

    Rachel Notley says BC has no right to turn down pipelines from Alberta. Lifelong British Columbian and constitutional expert Rafe Mair says she can go to hell.