Kitimat Bc

Let B.C. Vote On Northern Gateway: Group

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

On the heels of a "no" vote by the citizens of Kitimat, B.C. against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, a campaign has begun for a possible provi...

RESULTS Of Northern Gateway Vote

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - The residents of Kitimat, B.C. have voted against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project in a non-binding plebiscite.The ballo...

THE END OF THE LINE?

CP | Robin Rowland, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - It was unclear if frantic campaigning had any effect on voters in this northwest BC community who cast ballots Saturday in a plebiscit...

Enbridge Covers Northern B.C. With Ads Before Kitimat Northern Gateway Vote

DeSmog Canada | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

Enbridge's ad spend on the Kitimat vote so far is more than three times what the company would be allowed to spend in an electoral district during a provincial election. During a provincial election or initiative vote, Elections BC restricts how much companies and other third-party advertisers can spend -- but no such rules apply to the April 12 plebiscite.

China's Largest Bank To Fund Kitimat Refinery

CBC | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

China's largest bank will be helping to finance the proposed Kitimat refinery, which would process oil from the Alberta oilsands in B.C., instead of t...

Kitimat Pastors Don't Want Escorts

CBC | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Religious leaders in Kitimat, B.C., are voicing their concerns about a proposed new escort service. A local businessman believes the nor...

B.C. Pipelines To Turn Doom Town To Boom Town: Mayor

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The sense of excitement in Kitimat is palpable, says Mayor Joanne Monaghan.The northwest British Columbia town cited by Census Canada in Ma...

Little-Known Pipeline Paves Way For Enbridge Under Radar Of British Columbians

Laila Yuile | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Laila Yuile

If there is one thing that can be said about all the attention directed to Enbridge's Northern Gateway Project, it is that it's provided ample distraction for other projects and issues to move along without getting the same ass-kicking Enbridge is. Take for example, the Pacific Trails Pipeline project ( also referred to as the KSL line). With minimal media coverage during the approval process, it has by and large flown completely under the radar of most British Columbians. That's a damn shame in my opinion, and I'm going to tell you why.

Screw the Environment! The Pipeline Will Hurt Our Economy.

David Suzuki | Posted 03.12.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Not only have hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs been lost over the past few years, Canada has also been missing out on opportunities to join the boom in production of renewable-energy technology.

A Solution to Northern Gateway to Please Everyone

John Brian Shannon | Posted 03.09.2012 | Canada Business
John Brian Shannon

Whether we like it or not, this world runs on petroleum and petroleum-based products. Therefore, the question that needs to be asked: "How can our petroleum-based economy operate in an environmentally responsible way -- while costs to industry and consumers remain reasonable?"

Extreme Wind And Rain To Hit B.C. Coast

CBC | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada

A new storm system moving though B.C.'s North and Central coast threatens to bring rain and extremely high winds to an area already beate...