Duncan’s Homeless Harold

How To Let Go Of The World And Love All The Things Climate Cannot Change

Fracking water

Like many of you, I have watched Gasland, Gasland II and the Sky Is Pink. Josh Fox has been a trailblazer digging in and challenging the oil and gas trade. He has set the bar.

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US Led Rogue Air Strike Kills Scores Of Syrians-Aided Islamic Victory


Here is Robert Parry’s take on the arrogance, lawlessness and criminality of the USA as they show their absolute disregard for human life.

This rogue mission killed scores of Syrian troops. Of course, they

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The NDP and Green Parties Struggle With Their Conservative and Progressive Factions


It seems that both NDP and the Greens are struggling with who they are, and what they think.

The NDP’s move to the ‘Mushy Middle’ must have former BC NDP leadership candidate, Steve Orcherton, MLA

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On Solidarity with Standing Rock, Executive Clemency and the International Indigenous Struggle by LEONARD PELTIER


Greeting Sisters and Brothers:

By Leonard Peltier-I have been asked to write a SOLIDARITY statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great honor. I

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Duncan Free Press reporter Natasha Riebe’s article about the reality and depths of our homeless and under-housed residents is a wake-up call. Many already knew that it was bad, but this is a serious challenge

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A Duncan Free Press Editorial

Homelessness in our Cowichan Valley isn’t going away anytime soon, it will likely increase. The danger in painting unrealistic pictures of problems causing homelessness — in its various

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CVRD Chair Lefebure and CEO Brian Carruthers Attended Private Meetings With Steelhead LNG Proponents



The following was originally published in the Duncan Free Press

Barane McCartney, Steelhead LNG protester, reported in her latest bulletin that Steelhead LNG’s Carol Greaves stated that “there was a meeting with Chair

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Greens in Uproar, BC Leader Talks of Changing Party’s Name

Andrew Weaver

They do not behave like other Green Parties globally.

Moderately fighting for the environment, ever so politely has not worked.

Denying majority votes at convention shows that the Greens are just another sit-down, shut-up,

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Post-Paris -Trudeau Still Blowing Smoke On Climate Change


Post-Paris, we’re still blowing smoke on climate change

Steelhead LNG PROTEST Bulletin #6–No LNG In Saanich Inlet


PROTESTS: Highway Protest #2 Sunday, September 25th, from 1:00 to 4:00

In the gravel overflow parking lot alongside the highway at Goldstream Park. (park in the designated parking lot below and walk up to

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Amy Goodman in North Dakota After Covering Pipeline Protest-Justice Department Steps in-to Help or to Hinder?


An arrest warrant has been issued in North Dakota for Democracy Now! host and executive producer Amy Goodman. Goodman was charged with criminal trespassing, a misdemeanor offense. A team from Democracy Now! was in

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Should Tom Mulcair Step Down?


Watch this, and then decide


Good News At Standing Rock-North Dakota-Department Of Justice Steps In



JUSTICE NEWS Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 9, 2016

Joint Statement from the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army and the Department of the

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Raj Chouhan-NDP MLA- Led the fight for farm worker’s rights!


Raj Chouhan was and still is an honourable man. He is a quiet man with an underlying strength and sense of purpose.

Nice to see recognition for his lifetime of activism and dedication to

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I Stand With The Standing Rock Protesters


All Governments Lie-An Investigation Of The Corporate Media


The State of the Corporate Media today-A Critique

Anna Maria Tremonti interviews Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and Fred Peabody, an independent Canadian journalist and film-maker whose documentary-‘All Governments Lie’ will be released Friday,

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Standing Rock protest grows with thousands opposing North Dakota pipeline


The CBC’s Tim Fontaine has been covering the protest at Standing Rock, North Dakota.

This ever growing, and largely native driven protest, attended by hundreds of tribes, could lead to significant changes in how

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PM Trudeau-Spills happen.They always do. Even the best technology isn’t up to the job.

Dorothy Field

Dear Mr. Trudeau,

I attended the Kinder Morgan open house in Victoria recently, well I tried to. The attendance was so great that as many of us as fit into the room were left

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A rare show of class and eloquence in support of the Natives and their fight in North Dakota


MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell speaks eloquently, from the heart, about the realities and the ironies of the protests in at Standing Rock to protect the land and stop the proposed pipeline.

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Can Steelhead LNG ‘s Proposal Overcome Bamberton’s So-Called Business Curse?


Originally published in Douglas MagazineWritten by Keith Norbury

Can the Steelhead LNG proposal to build a floating liquefaction plant on Saanich Inlet overcome a global LNG glut, enviro concerns, conflict within the Malahat Nation, the

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Steelhead LNG Protest Update #4

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PROTESTS: Highway Protest #2 Sunday, September 25th, from 1:00 to 4:00

By Goldstream Park on the Malahat. Signs and t-shirts will be available

Everyone Welcome! Monday morning (9:00 to noon) by Steelhead LNG offices

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Power Racketeering: Behind BC Hydro’s 55 Billion Dollar Black Hole

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This post by Damien Gillis appeared originally in the Commonsense Canadian and was also carried in the Pacific Press. It is dated, but the essence remains the same today, well in truth, probably

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India Engulfed in Red Banners as Workers Strike Back

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Fed up with the deterioration of working conditions and lack of benefits, workers strike back hard shutting the country down in the largest strike ever on the sub-continent, perhaps the largest the world

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Unions Have Made A Difference! Organize.

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Billion dollar blunder at BC Hydro means families will pay the price

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British Columbians have a decision to make soon, well May 2017, and that is just around the corner.

Can we take any more from BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark? They have drained the ‘Crown

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CVRD Must Stand Up For Lake Cowichan-Youbou-Honeymoon Bay & Thetis Island Residents Facing BC Hydro Ripoff Rate Hikes

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The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) is charged with independently examining issues connected with BC Hydro and making their views and rulings on behalf of the public interest. At least that is what they used

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The NDP and the Green Party seem to be reading off the same song sheet

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The NDP delegates supported the ‘Leap Manifesto’ at their convention but rejected Tom Mulcair as the leader. He left the stage went behind the curtain and then shortly re-emerged with the news that he

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Couple married for 65 years kept apart by care home wait list


Vancouver Sun’s Glenda Lumyes’ heart-wrenching story is not isolated, but neither is it being addressed.

Our governments, federal and provincial do not give a tinker’s damn about many important people issues that have been cut

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