B.C. Quietly Drops Environmental Requirement

B.C. Quietly Drops Environmental Requirement

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  04.16.2014
VANCOUVER - The B.C. government is exempting about 99 per cent of the natural gas produced in the province from automatic environmental...
Killing B.C. Environmental Reviews 'Not In The Public Interest'

Killing B.C. Environmental Reviews 'Not In The Public Interest'

04.15.2014
"Environmental assessments are supposed to allow the public and regulators to better understand and avoid potential risks. Removing the...
Enbridge Promises Good Jobs, Meaty Paycheques

Enbridge Promises Good Jobs, Meaty Paycheques

The Canadian Press  04.15.2014
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Enbridge is aiming to build support for its proposed Alberta-to-B.C. oil pipeline by pledging to bring good jobs,...
Top 6 Ways Health Canada Is Screwing Up Medical Marijuana

Top 6 Ways Health Canada Is Screwing Up Medical Marijuana

04.15.2014
If Health Canada spent as much time and money on researching medical marijuana and creating a properly run system as they have on court...
Great Bear Rainforest Will Win With Extra Time

Great Bear Rainforest Will Win With Extra Time

04.15.2014
There is another reason why we cannot afford to take much longer to increase conservation and tighten the rules. One major logging company...
B.C. Liberals Have No Time To Debate 'Serious Issues'

B.C. Liberals Have No Time To Debate 'Serious Issues'

04.14.2014
"Today's BC Liberals" may have taken a little inspiration during last year's election campaign from former Canadian prime minister Kim...
Let B.C. Vote On Northern Gateway: Group

Let B.C. Vote On Northern Gateway: Group

04.14.2014
On the heels of a "no" vote by the citizens of Kitimat, B.C. against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, a campaign has begun for a...
Did Kinder Morgan's Illegal Permit Lead To Rewrite Of B.C. Park Act?

Did Kinder Morgan's Illegal Permit Lead To Rewrite Of B.C. Park Act?

04.12.2014
Before Bill 4, any research done in a park had to be "necessary for the preservation or maintenance of the recreational values of the park...
First Nation Officially Rejects Northern Gateway

First Nation Officially Rejects Northern Gateway

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  04.11.2014
FORT ST. JAMES, B.C. - A group of First Nations with territory covering a quarter of the route for the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline...
B.C. Politicians React To Flaherty's Death

B.C. Politicians React To Flaherty's Death

The Canadian Press  04.10.2014
VANCOUVER - Sorrow is being expressed across British Columbia over the sudden death of Canada's former finance minister Jim Flaherty, who...
B.C. Brings First Nations On Board With LNG

B.C. Brings First Nations On Board With LNG

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  04. 9.2014
VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has moved to bring First Nations on board its much-anticipated multibillion-dollar liquefied...
Why a City's Symbolic Vote on Northern Gateway Matters

Why a City's Symbolic Vote on Northern Gateway Matters

04. 9.2014
Kitimat, situated at the heart of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline project, is holding a municipal vote this week on...
Backed Out Of B.C. NDP Leadership Race

Backed Out Of B.C. NDP Leadership Race

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  04. 8.2014
VICTORIA - In a surprising political twist, British Columbia New Democrat John Horgan is poised to be crowned party leader next month as...
How B.C. Forestry Went From Protests To Partnerships

How B.C. Forestry Went From Protests To Partnerships

04. 4.2014
In the 1990s, destructive logging and an unresponsive forest industry prompted protests, blockades and international market campaigns from...