You can learn all about owls at the Owl Prowl on Feb. 9 in Mill Hill Regional Park.
UVic’s 2011 Combination Pension Plan shows over $4 million invested in Enbridge Inc. and over $45 million in the tar sands, which make up the majority of the energy portfolio.
Continued from the main story. Despite the fear in the back of voters’ minds, optimism was evident. Three parties: National, Liberal and Libre took part in the primaries. This was the first time the country had moved away from their (mostly) bi-partisan system, traditionally involving the Liberal and National Parties. Around seven parties will… Read more »
The drive up to La Esperanza offered a glimpse of Honduran life: men on horseback leading loaded-up pack horses, dogs running into traffic, roadside stands and a strong military and private security presence everywhere we went.
After staging occupation of the lands since 2006, the campesinos won back the rights to about 11,000 hectares in 2011, but have been unsuccessful in having the new terms implemented. The group has met with government officials and has brought cases against the landowners to court, but has not resolved the land rights issues. MUCA is now pressuring the government to reform agrarian and land use laws.
Continued from the main story. In the lead-up to the primaries, we met with a number of Libre Party candidates who outlined the goals and platforms of the party. Land reform, representational congress, transparent government and pushing back against encroaching U.S. economic influence were among the main themes of the meetings. On a day full… Read more »
In November, I spent 10 days with people who are in the midst of changing their nation’s history. In the face of deeply entrenched corruption, repression and violence in Honduras, they are nurturing the tender shoots of revolution. They are choosing, for now, the peaceful route. I travelled to Honduras with a group of human… Read more »
Jo-Ann Roberts to give public lecture on future of CBC
I was completely intoxicated by the end of this show . . . with laughter. My new roommate and I went to see the January 15 episode of Sin City: Bedlam-By-Sea, knowing hardly anything about each other or the show we were about to see. We’re now those people who slap each other’s backs in… Read more »