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    Riding with Rafe: 10 years of stories from a BC icon

    For the final 10 years of Rafe Mair's life, as the legendary BC voice entered a new era of media and environmental advocacy, Damien Gillis was along for the ride. Though 48 years apart, the pair co-founded The Common Sense Cana...


    Rafe Mair says goodbye

    As we mourn the passing of a legend and dear friend, Rafe Mair’s own word’s in 2011 at his 80th Birthday Roast serve as a fitting goodbye from a man who was ahead of his time and never stopped fighting for the people and en...



    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.


    Why coal can’t make America great again

    Donald Trump has promised to fire up the US coal sector. Amid a long-term global and domestic downturn for the industry, energy expert Will Dubitsky explains why coal can't make America great again.



    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."


    As Big Oil tanks, why is Canada so slow to adapt?

    With 17 major projects now shelved in the high-cost Alberta tar sands, amid a persistent downturn in global oil prices, why are Canadian leaders so slow to adapt to the booming cleantech economy?



    NDP must name & shame or catch the blame – Don’t let Libs off hook for disastrous record

    The BC Liberals have left one hell of a fiscal and economic mess behind, but if the NDP isn't brutally honest in laying blame, they will surely, wrongly catch the blame themselves and lose the next election.


    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.