Coastal First Nations

It's Time to Agree, the Great Bear Is No Place for Pipelines and Oil Tankers

David R. Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Impact
David R. Miller

If Premier Christy Clark opened the door to the Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline with an announcement about a deal with Alberta, then for the sake of B.C. -- and Canada -- let's make sure that door stays firmly shut. The Great Bear is a truly unique place. Recovering populations of humpbacks depend on its waters.

Protecting the Earth Is the Least We Can Do

David R. Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Impact
David R. Miller

Individual conservation successes are important, but together they point to the need for a much bigger global conversation about how we can meet human needs while sustaining healthy ecosystems and protecting our last precious wild places. In the end, our gift to the earth can be nothing less.

Don't Let An Oil Pipeline Destroy This Global Treasure

David R. Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
David R. Miller

We've seen it before. As close to home as Alaska, where the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill devastated wildlife, communities and cost a generation its livelihoods. As close to home as Michigan, where an Enbridge pipeline leaked 800 thousand barrels of diluted bitumen into the Kalamazoo River. It is still being cleaned up, three years later.

NHL Player's Controversial Trophy

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C.-born Minnesota Wild player will not stop hunting grizzlies after photos emerged Tuesday that showed him holding a bear's severed head and paw a...

What If The Exxon Valdez Happened In B.C.?

CP | Rebekah Funk, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The date March 24, 1989 remains a black mark in the minds of environmentalists and coastal communities as they witnessed a massive oil sli...

Tangled Web Of Rights In Pipeline Hearings

CP | Dene Moore and Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A top Northern Gateway Pipelines official says the company is trying to balance the many competing interests in the project, and realizes it may be im...

9 First Nations Quit Pipeline Review Process

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - Coastal First Nations have left the federal review of the Northern Gateway pipeline plan, saying they've run out of money and pa...

A "Yes" to Enbridge's Pipeline is a "No" to Ethics in Canada

Will Braun | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Politics
Will Braun

As the battle over Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline plays out, two key questions about the moral make-up of Canada will be answered. First, will we as a nation respond to climate change with a renewed commitment to conventional energy and conventional economic growth? Second, will large companies be allowed to bulldoze through unceded Aboriginal territory without local consent?

First Nations Leaders To Close BC Border To Pipeline

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - First Nations' leaders in British Columbia say they've built "an unbroken wall of opposition" from the U.S border to the Arctic Ocean agai...