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B.C.'s Bountiful polygamy case: There are no sides, only layers

Polygamy is a very complicated. Or is it? For many people it is very simple and those simple responses fall in these three categories:

1. Polygamy is bad for women and an example of extreme patriarchy;

2. There is nothing wrong with polygamy that isn't wrong with all relationships; and/or

3. Polygamy is a perfectly valid choice.

So why is it a criminal offence in Canada and why is there a very unusual Constitutional Reference case underway in Vancouver?


Local coal terminal plans are part of a larger fossil fuel export strategy

| December 4, 2013

Salmon Confidential: a David Suzuki - Alexandra Morton evening at the Stanley Theatre

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Two of Canada’s most progressive scientific minds, Dr. David Suzuki & Alexandra Morton, are teaming up on April 18th to present & discuss the documentary Salmon Confidential.  Following the hour-long film, these scientists will engage the audience on the multitude of issues around the diseases the salmon farming industry may be spreading to our wild salmon, our food supply and what this issue is costing our economy.  Suzuki & Morton will also explore the opportunity B.C. has to bring back our wild salmon economy this election.  For more info visit SalmonConfidential.ca

Ethan Cox

Defend Our Coast: A national movement is building

| October 23, 2012
Seth Klein

Poverty reduction: Even Alberta joins the fold. When will B.C.?

| April 30, 2012
February 15, 2012 |
Establishment of seniors’ advocate a positive move, but government response to ombudsperson’s report fails to address need for enforceable standards of care and minimum staffing levels.
Mercedes Allen

Something brewing beneath transphobic ads in Ontario

| October 5, 2011
April 14, 2011 |
In a landmark decision by the British Columbia Supreme Court the court declared the legislation that stripped teacher collective bargaining rights in 2002 unconstitutional and invalid.
January 25, 2011 |
It’s time for an independent commission to determine whether or not the public service can any longer protect our publicly owned forests.
December 14, 2010 |
The B.C. government’s fee increases for people living in long-term care facilities, which came into effect on January 1, 2010, have hurt residents and family members and it will only get worse.
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