B.C. Pipeline Approval 'Tainted' By Political Donations: Petition

B.C. Pipeline Approval 'Tainted' By Political Donations: Petition

CP  02. 1.2017
A court petition asks the B.C. Supreme Court to overturn an environmental assessment certificate granted earlier this year.
Canada Is Juggling A Hot Potato

Canada Is Juggling A Hot Potato

Gerard Montpetit  02. 1.2017
Mr. Trudeau must choose between the anti-pipeline provinces like Quebec and British Columbia, and the interests of Alberta; between the...
Kinder Morgan Turned Its Pipeline Proposal Into PR

Kinder Morgan Turned Its Pipeline Proposal Into PR

Adam Olsen  01.18.2017
Last week the B.C. Liberal government approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project. They have stated that Kinder Morgan has met...
On The Behaviour Of Diluted Bitumen In A Marine Spill

On The Behaviour Of Diluted Bitumen In A Marine Spill

Blair King  01.16.2017
To be clear, any oil spill, be it crude or diluted bitumen, represents a tragedy and catastrophe. The point of this blog post, however,...
Report Exposing Trans Mountain Pipeline Risks Is Fatally Flawed

Report Exposing Trans Mountain Pipeline Risks Is Fatally Flawed

Blair King  01.10.2017
I am not saying that the TMX must go forward. I have serious reservations about the project. However, I believe we need a fair debate on...
There's Some Seriously Unfinished Business In B.C.

There's Some Seriously Unfinished Business In B.C.

Dermod Travis  01.10.2017
Premier Christy Clark has already taken off the table the one thing that leaves Canada's three other public auto insurers in decent financial...
It's Time For PM Trudeau To Get To Know B.C. For Real

It's Time For PM Trudeau To Get To Know B.C. For Real

Rafe Mair  01. 1.2017
Your inferential calling B.C.'s patriotism into question because we will vigorously oppose your approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline...
Issues That Will Shape Canadians' Health And Wealth In 2017

Issues That Will Shape Canadians' Health And Wealth In 2017

Jasmin Guénette  12.23.2016
As the year draws to a close, it's worth looking back at some of the public policy issues that made headlines over the past 12 months,...
Canada's Youth Inclusion At COP22 Was A Mere Photo Op

Canada's Youth Inclusion At COP22 Was A Mere Photo Op

Jennifer Deol  12.14.2016
I recently returned home from COP 22, an international conference in Marrakesh to address the threat of the climate crisis. Heading into...
12-Year-Old Calls Out Trudeau For Breaking Promises With Pipelines

12-Year-Old Calls Out Trudeau For Breaking Promises With Pipelines

Andree Lau  12. 8.2016
She prepared a powerful speech, but didn't get the chance to present it.
Kinder Morgan Project Was Approved Using A Flawed Process

Kinder Morgan Project Was Approved Using A Flawed Process

Adam Olsen  12. 8.2016
I am profoundly disappointed with the federal government's approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project. As an intervenor...
How Do We Reconcile Trudeau's Pipeline Approval With Paris Commitment?

How Do We Reconcile Trudeau's Pipeline Approval With Paris Commitment?

Gerard Montpetit  12. 7.2016
On the 26th of November, the announcement became public: the government of Mr. Justin Trudeau had decided to approve Kinder Morgan's TransMountain...
Quit Lecturing Vancouverites For Opposing Pipelines

Quit Lecturing Vancouverites For Opposing Pipelines

Rafe Mair  12. 6.2016
British Columbians have made extraordinary adjustments in their outlook in the last several decades. When I was a boy and a young man there...
Vancouver Aquarium's Case For Captive Whales Flounders

Vancouver Aquarium's Case For Captive Whales Flounders

Jeff Matthews  12. 6.2016
Unable to pinpoint a specific cause for the deaths of their last two remaining belugas, the Vancouver Aquarium was left to speculate. And...