Category Archives: Politics

A rebuttal to the BC Governments LNG propaganda quiz.

The BC Government has released a Quiz to show how fun LNG facts are! What it really is is an exercise in propaganda and PR to sell their ill advised, and dangerous, LNG wishes. Here is my spoiler of the … Continue reading

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Port Alberni – The Youngest Place on Vancouver Island?

Lots of news out there today about the Census data. If you’re wondering about Port Alberni, linked are the goods from Stats Can: Duncan, Courtenay and Campbell River are pretty similar to us age wise, but compared to our closest … Continue reading

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In Response: Rex Murphy and the Oilsands

In a commentary in the National Post tonight Rex Murphy calls the Tar Sands “Canada‚Äôs great national project for the 21st century” and those who might deride those same Tar Sands and advocate for greener energies (like Dalton McGuinty) as, … Continue reading

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To the Editor: On Rising Gas Prices

Dear Editor, RE: “We need to be refining oil flowing through B.C” I’ve seen many of the same complaints rise with gas prices. “It’s a Plot by the Oil Companies!” “It’s Government Taxes!” “We need more Refineries!” In fact the … Continue reading

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Link-it-Up: True Heros

War Heroes, Climate Heroes, Lost Heroes. Continue reading

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