Common Sense Canadian


    BC Hydro rushes to cut down eagles’ nests for Site C Dam, First Nations seek injunction

    Treaty 8 First Nations are seeking an injunction as BC Hydro rushes to cut down a number of Bald Eagles' nests along the Peace River starting next month.

    Rafe: Media let Liberals get away with murder on IPPs, now LNG

    From tens of billions in rip-off private power (IPP) contracts to the latest LNG scandal, the mainstream media somehow let the BC Liberals get away with murder, says Rafe Mair.

    Cowboys and Indians keep gaining powerful allies in Site C Dam battle

    The "Cowboys and Indians" leading the battle against Site C Dam keep gaining powerful allies - including the BCGEU, Metro Vancouver and BC's biggest First Nations group.

    Why British Columbians should get a say on $9 Billion Site C Dam

    With so many groups and individuals opposed to the unnecessary $9 Billion proposed Site C Dam, Premier Clark should give the public a say on the controversial project, says Roy Hales.

    Island communities could run out of water by August

    With only enough water to last until August, several Vancouver Island communities have moved to level 3 and 4 water restrictions.

    Peaceful Paddle lands Site C opponents on terrorist watch list

    This year's Paddle for the Peace has landed its organizers and Site C Dam opponents on a federal terrorist watch list, despite a decade of peaceful events under their belts.

    Halt Site C construction until courts have ruled, First Nations demand

    BC's top First Nations leaders are demanding that BC Hydro halt plans to start construction on Site C Dam until the courts have ruled on multiple lawsuits currently underway.

    Rafe Mair’s Modest Proposal: Scrap environmental assessments

    Environmental assessments in Stephen Harper's Canada make a mockery of democracy while wasting millions of your tax why not just scrap them, asks Rafe Mair.

    Justice for the Peace: Site C Dam goes to court

    The BC Liberal government and BC Hydro recently faced a legal setback in federal court for their plans to start building Site C Dam this summer. Damien Gillis explains on CFAX 1070.

    Site C Dam: Crown strikes out with attempt to gut First Nations’ Judicial Review

    The federal government struck out in court Friday in its attempt to gut key passages of Treaty 8 First Nations' Judicial Review into the approval of Site C Dam.