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Northern BC aboriginal leaders mount unified voice for ‘fair’ consultation

Northern BC aboriginal leaders mount unified voice for ‘fair’ consultation

Northern BC aboriginal leaders do not oppose development, but are concerned by some projects VANCOUVER – People once paddled great distances to set up fishing camps on the land where Liz Logan’s family has lived for generations in northern British Columbia. Now Tsinhia Lake has yellowed, the fish have died and her family must carry in bottled […]

September 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
National energy strategy a big win for Alberta’s Notley

National energy strategy a big win for Alberta’s Notley

National energy strategy gives Alberta framework within which to work out compromise between energy development, climate change As of this morning, Canada has a new national energy strategy. Why should anyone care? Because it turns out that if you want to build oil pipelines across the country, politics really really matter. What sort of politics, you ask? […]

July 17, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Pacific NorthWest LNG: Conditional approval for $36 billion BC project

Pacific NorthWest LNG: Conditional approval for $36 billion BC project

Pacific NorthWest LNG still must secure First Nation buy in, says BC minister A Malaysia-led consortium has made its final investment decision to go ahead with the huge Pacific NorthWest LNG, subject to two conditions, it announced Thursday. Pacific NorthWest LNG has become the first in British Columbia to announce conditional approval of a liquefied natural gas […]

June 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Trans Mountain: Christy Clark pipeline bluff turns to oil spill response plan

Trans Mountain: Christy Clark pipeline bluff turns to oil spill response plan

No good argument to make Trans Mountain emergency response plan public Christy Clark and her environment ministry are demanding the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain emergency response plan be put on the public record. Why? Because her pipeline bluff requires it. On Wednesday, Clark publicly called for the response plans to be released. A spokesperson for the environment ministry was […]

January 26, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Christy Clark bluffing with threats to veto Trans Mountain pipeline

Christy Clark bluffing with threats to veto Trans Mountain pipeline

Only federal government has authority to approve Trans Mountain “Hey Christy, buzz off.” That would have been a perfectly understandable response from Kinder Morgan to the BC Premier’s threat Wednesday that she might not “approve” the Trans Mountain pipeline. “If those conditions aren’t met these projects can’t go ahead, and Kinder Morgan has not met the five conditions,”Christy […]

January 22, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Trans Mountain pipeline: Vancouver demands spill response answers

Trans Mountain pipeline: Vancouver demands spill response answers

Major battle brewing over City of Vancouver, other intervenors wanting full details of Trans Mountain plan “So we’re learning a lot about this. We’re certainly not experts. We don’t purport to be, but we’re trying to learn as much as we can…this is our first time doing anything like this.” – Sadhu Johnston, deputy city […]

January 21, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More