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    What's possible after Nanaimo-Ladysmith

    Blog | Wednesday, 08 May 2019
       Dear voters, Possible. That is the word we will bring forward from the Nanaimo-Ladysmith by-election. Possible. When we talk about a low-carbon future. When we talk about an equal and fair...

    “Why I left the NDP and joined the Greens”

    Blog | Friday, 03 May 2019
    Bruce Hyer is a biologist and forester and small business person (ecotourism) from Thunder Bay, where he was the MP from 2008-2015. On May 6, Nanaimo-Ladysmith will go to the polls to choose a new MP...

    The Left? The Right?

    Blog | Monday, 14 Jan 2019
    Last week, Maclean’s requested Elizabeth May’s Green perspective on a piece they were working on about the current left-right spectrum of Canadian politics. Elizabeth May responded that Greens do not...

    Report from Poland

    Blog | Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018
    When I was in my twenties, and living in a one-room log cabin in Cape Breton with my parents and brother, we heated with an old stove, called a “Warm Morning.”  It burned coal.  Cape Breton was then...

    The Elections Modernization Act

    Blog | Wednesday, 09 May 2018
    On Monday April 30, 2018, a new set of amendments to Canada’s Elections Act was tabled. It is to be known as the Elections Modernization Act, C-76. It could be called the “Undoing Stephen Harper’s...

    Brief Summary: New Elections Act Changes (C-76)

    Blog | Friday, 04 May 2018
    On Monday April 30, 2018, a new set of amendments to Canada’s Elections Act was tabled. It is to be known as the Elections Modernization Act, C-76. It could be called the “Undoing Stephen Harper’s...

    Happy New Year - Climate Change for 2018

    Blog | Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018
    Another year has passed and another opportunity has slipped away. Another 3 ppm CO2 has permanently found its way into the atmosphere boosting the current levels as of December 15, 2017, as measured...

    COP23 wraps up – without triumph or disaster

    Blog | Monday, 20 Nov 2017
    Late Sunday afternoon at Heathrow and changing planes en route home. I really should have written the wrap up blog on Saturday, but my mind played tricks on me.  I felt as though I had written it...