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Nowhere is the keen interest in the upcoming federal election more pronounced than it is on rabble.ca's discussion board, babble. For this election only we've created a special forum -- Election 2015 -- for all things related to this October's federal election. Now that the writ has dropped, babble is busier than ever!
Hundreds gathered together on the corner of Georgia and Hamilton, Vancouver, for the #UnistotenHeals rally this Thursday, July 30. The event was held in solidarity with the Unist'ot'en clan and support of the Unist'ot'en Camp.
This week on rabble.ca Emma Lui recounts her trip to the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Camp, where participants from a diverse range of backgrounds gathered together to learn and conduct workshops, continue construction of the Healing Lodge, and discuss action against oil and gas pipelines in Unist'ot'en territory. Find out what took place at the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Camp here.
B.C.'s drought conditions have prompted new water restrictions. And rampant wildfires in southwest B.C. have swamped Vancouver's skies with thick smoke. Peter Prontzos says inaction on climate change is to blame. How so? Find out here.