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The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

The CCPA–BC has been debunking the economic arguments for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) proposal for years, and taking a critical look at the reasons for its approval despite the economic and environmental realities. Though the Corporate Mapping Project and with our friends at the Alberta-based Parkland Institute, we’ve also examined the all-too-cozy relationship between governments and the the fossil fuel industry, and published several reports on the larger implications of continued expansion of oil sands production.

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Electoral Reform in BC

From October 22 to November 30, 2018, British Columbians will be voting on a new electoral system for our province. The ballot will ask two questions: Do voters want to change from our current first-past-the-post (FPTP) system to a form of proportional representation (“pro rep”)? The second question will ask, if British Columbia adopts a proportional representation voting system, which of the following voting systems do you prefer? And people will get to rank their preferences between Mixed Member, Dual Member or Rural-Urban. The CCPA-BC has determined that pro rep would much better reflect the real preferences and backgrounds of BC voters. Our Electoral Reform series explains why and debunks myths from the ‘No’ side.

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