Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Great Green Shakedown

In years when domestic demand reaches above 49,000 GWh, any surplus electricity from Heritage Assets is sold on the market and IPP’s make up the balance. In 2008, for example, total domestic sales reached 53,299 GWh. Heritage assets actually produced … Continue reading

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BC Hydro rates to increase beyond 2014

I’ve been extremely light on posting the last little while and the reason is that I’ve been suffering from deadheadedness the last few days after finishing a feature on the upcoming hydro rate increases. If all goes as planned, that … Continue reading

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How to save the Canadian left

I wrote this in a single night, with only a few hours’ notice that I would have to get it done by the next day, so it’s not, admittedly, the best column I have ever written. The simple thesis is … Continue reading

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Sam Roberts to help fundraise for St’at’imc 100-year anniversary

Canadian musician expected to play in Lillooet By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine April 7, 2011 Canadian recording artist Sam Roberts is lending his name to fundraising efforts for the 100-year anniversary of the Lillooet Declaration. Chief Garry (Kukwpi7) John, former … Continue reading

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Whistler to pay at least $1.3 million after second Rainbow appeal dismissed

If you’ve been to Whistler, it’s perfectly likely you’ve visited Rainbow Park. It’s a beautiful public park on the other side of the highway with Valley Trail access to the Village. It’s also been bloody expensive for the Resort Municipality … Continue reading

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