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April 18, 2007 Original Peoples

A Clearcut Answer?

A year after the Great Bear Rainforest deal was struck, some wonder if the political compromise was worth it

April 4, 2007 Environment

Stolen Games

"No Olympics on stolen Native land" has become the battle cry for Indigenous resistance to the Vancouver Olympics

March 29, 2007 Original Peoples

First Nations Activist Dies after Release from Jail

In memory of Harriet Nahanee, age 71

March 1, 2007 Weblog:

Piccadilly Hotel

The ongoing closure of low-rent apartments in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside has been dealt another setback, at least temporarily.

February 23, 2007 Weblog:

CEOs want Canada to import temporary workers to oil patch

The Globe and Mail is reporting that Canadian CEOs want "to import temporary Mexican energy workers" to Alberta.

Nothing like cheap labour for a project making CEOs millions.

January 27, 2007 Weblog:

Shame on...

Back in BC just in time to welcome a pack of gold-silver-nickel-copper toting criminals in suits to the Vancouver for the Association for Mineral Exploration conference, known as Roundup 2007, which will take place from 29 Jan to 01 Feb at the Westin Bayshore.

The list of sponsors is a veritable who's who in the international mining world. I am working on a list with notes to leaflet with, for the moment, I'll pick just one: Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.

Quote of choice: "If we can force Ivanhoe out of Mongolia, that signifies that we are a democratic nation. If we can’t, we will become the next Burma" -S.Ganbaatar, Ulan Baator, 2006.

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January 12, 2007 Photo Essay

The Poorest Postal Code

Vancouver's Downtown Eastside in Photos

November 18, 2006 Canadian News

Conservative Post

ConservativePost_fp.jpgA postal worker is facing disciplinary action after refusing to deliver a homophobic pamphlet. Gwalgen Geordie Dent investigates.

Postal Worker Facing Disciplinary Action After Refusing to Deliver Homophobic Pamphlet

June 29, 2006 Accounts

City Lights Not So Bright

slum_fp.jpgBen Sichel and Jenny Peirce talk about poverty with people in suits at the World Urban Forum.

Discussing the future of slums in the opulent setting of the World Urban Forum in Vancouver

June 10, 2006 Environment

Question Park

Kobau_sage_Fp.jpgHeather English wonders if one of Canada's most endangered ecosystems will receive National Park status.

Will one of Canada's most endangered ecosystems receive National Park status?

April 25, 2006 Opinion

ReFraser The Question

York2_fp.jpgAnna Kirkpatrick questions the ideology behind the Fraser Institute's Annual School Ranking.

The Flip Side of the Fraser Institute's Annual School Ranking

April 23, 2006 Agriculture

Farm Out!

calf_fp.jpgCammie Harbottle investigates biodynamic agriculture and discovers that farming is about the earth - and the moon.

Biodynamics will change the way you think about agriculture

April 5, 2006 Features

A little story about direct action against the third largest corporation in Canada

Letters exchanged between Stewart Steinhauer and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

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The Dominion is a monthly paper published by an incipient network of independent journalists in Canada. It aims to provide accurate, critical coverage that is accountable to its readers and the subjects it tackles. Taking its name from Canada's official status as both a colony and a colonial force, the Dominion examines politics, culture and daily life with a view to understanding the exercise of power.

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