Burrard Inlet

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.

Vancouver Water Turns Blood Red

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver is known for its stunning views of towering mountains and clear blue water, but this week things went a shade morbid. Water in parts of Burr...

BWAAAAAH: Why Metro Vancouverites Are Cranky

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The thick fog that's hugged Metro Vancouver over the past week has lent itself to some beautiful images, but many people are cursing the constant BWAA...

Harper Tanker Safety Plan Changes Nothing in Pipeline Debate

Ben West | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

Prime Minister Stephen Harper can make all the safety announcements he wants but it doesn't change the fact that the people of B.C. are moving in the opposite direction he is. We are saying less tar sands oil not more, thank you very much.

Feds Shore Up Tanker Safety

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The federal government announced changes Monday to improve oil tanker safety off Canadian coasts, and shore up support for several controv...

What Non-Indigenous People Can Learn From Chiefs' Anti-Oil Sands Efforts

Ben West | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

I feel strongly that as non-indigenous people living here in what we now call North America that we all have a lot to learn from those that were here long before we were. Working together, we need to find ways to heal from the history of colonialism and find new ways to work together to make healthy alternatives to dangerous tar sands oil, a reality. There are very real energy, housing and transportation solutions already readily available.

First Nation Band Hopes To Leave Pipeline Expansion Dead In Water

CP | Jeremy Nuttall, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When a geyser spewed black oil across a Vancouver-area neighbourhood in 2007, the result of a punctured pipeline, members of the Tsleil-Wa...

B.C. Wants More

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2012 | Canada Business

British Columbia's demands for a greater share of revenue and better spill response from Enbridge Inc. (TSX: ENB) should the proposed Northern Gateway...

Houses Showered In Crude Oil, Three Companies Plead Guilty

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Three companies connected to a burst pipeline that showered a Vancouver-area neighbourhood with black crude oil pleaded guilty Monday to e...