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This Pivotal Lawsuit Will Decide the Future of Yukon's Peel Watershed

Last week, the Yukon Court of Appeal heard arguments about the future of the massive Peel River watershed, and about the meaning and application of modern aboriginal treaties. Will this land be mostly protected from development, as the planning commission decided after extensive aboriginal consultation? Or will it mostly be used for resource extraction, as the Yukon government wants? So soon after the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will First Nations interests again be sacrificed for the economic gain of others?
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Refinery Forced To Take Oil By Rail, Truck

An oil refinery in Burnaby says it has been forced to receive oil by rail and by truck because the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline isn’t able to meet demand. Up to 35,000 barrels of crude oil c...
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Bad News For B.C. Drivers

Industry analysts say B.C. gas prices will jump this weekend as part of the fallout of Monday's explosion and fire at a major Chevron refinery in California. The fire fouled the air in Richmond, CA,...