Archive | September, 2013

What We Read This Week

  Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! WEATHER Pakistan quake killed hundreds, created island off coast As more becomes known about the strong, , we’re hearing that: — “A small island created in the Arabian Sea by the huge earthquake that hit southwest […]

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Bitumen Summer

by Donna Sinclair When the National Energy Board informed me last May that I was not allowed to write them a letter about Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline, I was shocked.  I shouldn’t have been. According to author Andrew Nikiforuk, “Oil hinders democracy.” And the Board’s refusal to allow me to comment on Enbridge’s plan to […]

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Reconfiguring the Enemy

by Susan McCaslin Lately I’ve been learning how to see the “enemy” as a potential friend who might not be so “other” as first assumed. I became involved recently in a local grassroots effort to save an endangered mature rainforest near my home in British Columbia – a 25-acre parcel of land filled with western […]

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