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Alberta retaliates against BC: this ain't how to act in a federation....

The Fraser River

Two NDP premiers and two NDP governments. Two provinces side by side in the Canadian west, one – the Far West, Lotusland British Columbia. 1,031 more words

Constitution Act 1867

Out and about with the Cape Crusader

I once said to the husband that I need to create a role for myself within Cape York; a role where I can use my strengths, skills and qualifications to help bring about positive outcomes for our industry and the area. 1,469 more words

Natural Resource Management

Extractivism and Neo-Extractivism

Can a natural resource extraction model based on exporting be a solution to poverty and income inequality?

I asked myself this question when brainstorming a topic for master’s thesis. 480 more words

Environmental Issues

BC's threat to limit increased flow of bitumen and Alberta's threat to see BC in court: a constitutional showdown

Last year, the federal government announced that it was approving the twinning of the TransMountain pipeline which, once constructed and initialized, would increase multifold the volume of Alberta’s oil sand bitumen that could be shipped out of Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet. 3,349 more words

Constitution Act 1867

Broom(ing) off Grass(root) poverty by legally empowering producers and collectors of natural bio-resources

Sustainable harvesting and propagation of broom grass (Thysanolaena maxima), which has a vast potential of making poorest of the poor economically rich and socially empowered, has so far been a distant goal to reach due to lack of enabling mechanisms. 688 more words

Access & Benefit Sharing

Opening Day

The battery-operated alarm clock selfishly announced its presence at 3:30am on the cold October morning. Still numb to its inconsiderate request, with its distinctive ‘beep-beep’- ‘beep-beep’ cadence – a surprisingly dull rouse for today’s grand awakening – I didn’t even stir. 1,201 more words

Natural Resource Recreation & Tourism