The RCMP Were Kind And Civil As They Arrested Me On Burnaby Mountain

Bob Kull | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Bob Kull

When I heard about the protest on Burnaby Mountain, I decided to go up and lend support. During my first several visits there were no police in sight. That changed last Thursday when the RCMP moved in to enforce the injunction handed down by the B.C. Supreme Court. We've seen media photos and video of the physical conflicts that have sometimes developed, but those instances have been rare and it's important to keep them in perspective.

Burnaby Mountain Is A Perfect Storm of Activism

Larry Commodore | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Larry Commodore

The current Burnaby Mountain demonstrations and civil disobedience over Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion has developed into a perfect storm of activism. You have three powerful First Nations; you have location, your local politicians, academics, the young, the old, and David Suzuki and his grandson.

What's Happening on Burnaby Mountain Should Surprise No One

Carol Linnitt | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

The way tensions between pipeline opponents and Kinder Morgan contractors have escalated during the last week should come as a surprise to no one. The mishandling of the National Energy Board review of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain oil pipeline and tanker proposal has created the conditions for the situation now unfolding on the mountainside.

David Suzuki Writes Letter In Support Of Grandson Who Was Arrested

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Famed environmental activist David Suzuki says he's "very proud" of his grandson, who was arrested for protesting the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Tra...

Dear Rich Kinder, All I Want Is A Safe Place To Call Home

Jacqueline Lee-Tam | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jacqueline Lee-Tam

The power dynamics here are skewed, Rich Kinder. You are besetting my generation with your messes to clean up. You are forbidding us from standing up for ourselves. You are stripping us of our voices. And you are profiting from all this... Aren't you already a billionaire anyway?

B.C. RCMP Move In On Anti-Pipeline Protesters

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Anti-pipeline activists camped out on a mountain near Vancouver clashed with police Thursday, as the RCMP enforced a court injunction ...

We Are All Directly Affected By Kinder Morgan's Proposal

Chris Genovali | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Genovali

What do you love about B.C.'s Fraser River, the Gulf Islands, and the Salish Sea? What are your concerns for the future of the Salish Sea region, the health of the B.C. economy and the impacts of climate change? The answers to these personal questions are fundamental to informing decisions about Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain expansion and are at the heart of "Directly Affected," a new documentary film produced by Vancouver filmmaker Zack Embree and Raincoast Conservation Foundation.

Kinder Morgan Protesters Rally Ahead Of B.C. Injunction

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - As the deadline for an injunction passed directing protesters to clear the way for Kinder Morgan pipeline survey crews, many vowed to ...

Rumours Of 'Gay Injection' Infect B.C. Election

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Burnaby's municipal election is getting heated with rumours that one party is circulating a "fact" that a new gay serum will be injected into children...

‘Gay Serum' Rumour Circulating In Burnaby

Burnaby Newsleader | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Incumbent school trustee Harman Pandher of the Burnaby Citizens Association (BCA) couldn't believe what he was hearing. While doorknocking last wee...

We'll Never Know How Much Kinder Morgan Spent In B.C. Municipal Race

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

While voters will someday know how much non-profits including Dogwood Initiative spent during the election, as it stands it will forever remain a mystery how much oil giants such as Kinder Morgan have pumped into advertising during this year's municipal campaign.

B.C. Pipeline Opponents Block Kinder Morgan Work

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Angry protesters stopped crews from conducting pipeline survey work on Burnaby Mountain Wednesday, forcing the company to reassess how...

Burnaby Refuses To Back Down From Fight With Kinder Morgan

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - The City of Burnaby, B.C., is refusing to back down from its fight with Kinder Morgan, saying it plans to appeal a National Energy Boa...

Burnaby Taxpayers Spent $42,000 For VIP Golfers

Burnaby Now | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The City of Burnaby spent nearly $42,000 last year for councillors, commissioners and other local dignitaries to golf at Burnaby Mountain and Riverway...

Bublé Hangs Out With His Hometown's RCMP

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RCMP open houses bring out all kinds of guests, from babies to parents and grandparents. But how about international singing superstars? Burnaby, B...

Security Guard Killed On B.C. Set Of Spielberg TV Show

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An accident on the Vancouver-area set of a popular science-fiction television series connected to Steven Spielberg has claimed the life of...

Historic Burnaby House On Sale For $2.198M

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

This historic Burnaby, B.C. home could be yours for $2.198 million. Built in 1892, the "Wintemute House" features stone walls, a five-car garage, a...

This Is How Far An Oil Spill Could Spread In The Fraser River

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Researchers dumped hundreds of bright yellow cards into B.C.'s Fraser River and Burrard Inlet to simulate how far a potential oil spill from the Trans...

Homicide Detectives Busy With Deaths In White Rock, Burnaby

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Metro Vancouver's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says it has one person under arrest in a death in White Rock, B.C., but it's stil...

Kinder Morgan Better Answer Our Questions On Oil Spill Risk

Andrew Weaver | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Weaver

The thought of this enormous increase in tanker traffic alarms me, and I know I'm not alone. With more oil tankers comes more risk of an oil spill -- one that could destroy our pristine coastline and devastate our local communities. The whole idea undermines Vancouver's award-winning efforts to become the world's greenest city by 2020.

Batman Emails B.C. Students

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Is this what happens when Robin isn't around? Some B.C. business students at Simon Fraser University were amused to find emails from Batman on Tues...

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Review Stifles Public Input

Ecojustice | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The review process for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project has stripped away valuable opportunities for public input to ensure that the entire review process takes no more than 15 months. Unlike the review process for the proposed Northern Gateway, there will be no cross-examination of evidence or oral hearings in affected communities.

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Legally Challenged By B.C. First Nation

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A British Columbia First Nation is turning to the courts in an attempt to delay — and ultimately stop — a controversial pi...

European Fire Ants INVASION

CBC | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A garden nursery in Burnaby, B.C., has discovered aggressive colonies of European fire ants on its property and is warning others to beware of this ...

World Quidditch Players Coming To Canada

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Grab your Nimbus 2000 and start perfecting your quaffle toss, because the quidditch Global Games are coming to Burnaby. The sport, though born in t...