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    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.


    Rafe: It’s got to be the NDP to replace Lyin’ Liberals…but LNG complicates matters

    Rafe Mair is backing the NDP to replace the disastrous Liberals, but in his own riding of Howe Sound, Woodfibre LNG complicates matters.



    Heartwood: How Vancouver Island lost 90% of its ancient rainforest

    Did you know that less than 10% of Vancouver Island's once-bountiful ancient rainforest remains? Filmmaker Dan Pierce explores the industrial logging practices at the root of this massive loss of biodiversity.


    Trumplandia vs. Clarklandia: How BC stands to lose on LNG, lumber and trade

    As The Donald remakes America into Trumplandia, the shockwaves will be felt in Clarklandia, as the province formerly known as BC struggles to build an LNG industry and protect its lumber trade.



    Note to Justin: Pipelines don’t help transition to green economy

    Justin Trudeau should stop pretending pipelines will help us transition off fossil fuels and start investing seriously in green jobs, says retired federal energy analyst Will Dubitsky.


    Despite Trump & Trudeau’s pipeline fetish, green economy will keep booming

    Why even Trump and Trudeau's big support for new pipelines can't slow down the global economy's rapid shift to renewables.



    Rafe’s New Year’s letter to Trudeau: Time for PM to get to know BC…for real

    Rafe Mair gives Justin Trudeau a lesson on BC: "The land between the Alberta Tar Sands and the Pacific Ocean is extremely important to us, not only economically but as part of the ecology that we must protect...We didn't ask fo...


    If not Civil Disobedience, what? Letters to the editor?…Rafe Mair on the necessary response to Site C Dam, Kinder Morgan

    Rafe Mair says the only appropriate response left to controversial energy projects like Kinder Morgan and Site C Dam is serious CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE.



    Rafe: Trudeau, Notley’s defence of Kinder Morgan doesn’t wash for BC

    Former BC Environment Minister Rafe Mair tells Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley where to go with their Kinder Morgan pipeline plans for BC: "We have the inherent right, like all good Canadians, to protect our ho...


    Rafe: Gary Mason, quit lecturing Vancouverites for opposing pipelines

    Rafe Mair: "Now comes Gary Mason and the Toronto Globe and Mail telling us that British Columbians are wrong to be proud of caring about their surroundings and taking increasing steps to protect them and that when the likes of ...