News
2017 Paddle for the Peace. Photo: Louis Bockner
Rita Wong | A review of "Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley's Stand Against Big Hydro."
Blog
Photo: Emma Gilchrist, DeSmog Canada/Flickr
David Suzuki | A long-held belief that big hydro projects are the most economically sustainable energy options is fast losing support as renewable energy costs plummet and projects multiply worldwide.
Blog
Sarah Miller | While the B.C. Liberals try to frame this election around whether we can afford an NDP government, Sarah Miller asks if we can afford another four years of Christy Clark.
Columnists
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Murray Dobbin | The Liberal government of Christy Clark is not so much a government as it is an anti-government: contemptuous of both the public good and of the citizens it is supposed to be governing for.
Podcast
The Peace in Peril
Redeye Collective | In 2015, writer Christopher Pollon and photojournalist Ben Nelms paddled the 83-kilometre stretch of the Peace River that will be destroyed by the Site C dam reservoir. A new book documents that trip.
Podcast
Image: Flickr/DeSmogCanada
Redeye Collective | Treaty 8 Nations were before the Federal Court of Appeal in Montreal in September, saying that B.C. Hydro's plans to flood a swath of their territory constitute an infringement of their treaty rights.
Blog
AJ Klein and Emma Lui express their solidarity with Treaty 8 land defenders oppo
Brent Patterson | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has approved a Navigation Protection Act (formerly Navigable Waters Protection Act) permit and Fisheries Act permit for the construction of the Site C dam.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | On July 9, thousands of people grabbed a paddle to oppose B.C. Hydro's Site C dam. The dam will flood thousands of hectares of prime agricultural land, much of it within Treaty 8 territory.
News
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Alyse Kotyk | Huge deficits. Environmental destruction. Lack of permits. Why is such an unnecessary project like Site C being pushed through?
Blog
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Rafe Mair | Clark and her government will tell B.C. that they have handled the economy brilliantly and that the province is prospering because of that. Rafe Mair says that's horseshit.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Kristin Henry was on hunger strike outside BC Hydro offices on Dunsmuir Street for 19 days. She was taken to hospital on March 31. We speak with Peace River Valley farmer Sage Birley.
News
Kristin Henry & Sage Birley pictured outside BC Hydro
Alyse Kotyk | Kristin Henry has gone on hunger strike in front of B.C. Hydro to protest the building of the Site C dam project. The fact that it could also contribute to food insecurity in that area is not lost.