Kitimat

David Black, Press Baron Behind B.C. Refinery Pitch, Has A Climate Denier Problem

Matt Price | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Matt Price

It's bad enough that David Black is allowing his newspaper chain to print misinformation. Newspaper people are usually pretty big on getting their facts right. But it is worse that Black is letting this happen at the same time he is seeking environmental credibility to bolster his refinery plans. The disconnect makes people wonder whether they can trust his "green" claims about Kitimat if his newspapers are preaching climate denial.

What Kitimat Can Teach Squamish About Standing Up To Big Projects

David Burke | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
David Burke

Enbridge is expected to be a significant issue in this fall's municipal election campaign in Kitimat, just as Woodfibre LNG is expected to be in Squamish.

Mr. Mulcair, the Gulf of Saint-Lawrence Is As Important As the Pacific Coast

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Politics
Gerard Montpetit

If you hope to repeat the success of May 2, 2011, I invite you to take a firm stand against the TransCanada East pipeline and you must demand that the National Energy Board hold public hearings that are not mere rubber stamps for the oil industry.

TransCanada Plans To Build New B.C. Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says it plans to build a $1.9-billion pipeline to help feed Chevron Corp. and Apache Corp.'s proposed liquefied ...

'World's Most Luxury' Workcamps

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. modular home company has introduced what it's calling the "world's most luxury living quarters" for the province's LNG workers. BigSteelBox,...

How To NOT Make Friends, Influence People At Anti-Pipeline Rally

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Conservative Sun TV broadcaster Ezra Levant showed up at an anti-pipeline rally in Vancouver over the weekend, and predictably stirred things up with ...

Signed On For B.C. LNG Project

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a proposed liquefied natural gas development has reached an important milestone now that four major energy...

Town With Most To Gain Leads On Northern Gateway Rejection

Adam Olsen | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

With a federal decision on Northern Gateway imminent, this vote in Kitimat sets the tone. If the Canadian government supports the project, Premier Christy Clark will be facing a challenge to similar to the one Kitimat's leadership stared down on Monday night.

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...

WATCH: 'No Enbridge' Protesters Surprise Kitimat Mayor

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A group of anti-Northern Gateway pipeline protesters surprised Kitimat's mayor at a basketball championship — just days before the city is set to vo...

Why a City's Symbolic Vote on Northern Gateway Matters

David R. Miller | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia
David R. Miller

Kitimat, situated at the heart of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline project, is holding a municipal vote this week on the recommendation to green-light the project. Why it is happening and why Enbridge is so involved are two good questions. Why this matters to you, is a third.

Kitimat Hunters Fear Pipeline Would 'Wipe Out' Wild Game

Vancouver Observer | Mychaylo Prystupa | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Mike Langegger recalls the autumn moment two years ago when he, his son Adam, and daughter Hannah spotted a moose a stone’s throw away in a vall...

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.

Kitmat 'Flotel' Nearly Ready To Leave Vancouver

CBC | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A $4-million retrofit at a Vancouver shipyard has turned a Baltic cruise ship, the Silja Festival, into a floating hotel for about 600 construction wo...

'Flotel' To House Construction Workers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A cruise ship from the Baltic Sea has sailed into B.C., on its way to being turned into a floating hotel for construction workers in Kitimat. The S...

B.C. LNG Tax Too High: Companies

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - One of the first questions British Columbia's Finance Minister Mike de Jong was asked when he introduced the Liberal government's proposed ...

The Proposed Kitimat Oil Refinery Is Just Another Barrier to Oil Sands Development

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

Both the people lauding the refinery proposal and those condemning it miss the point. In tying pipeline development to the building of a heavy-oil refinery in B.C., MLA Andrew Mr. Weaver is not so much accepting a reasonable compromise as he is floating still another costly, lengthy, prerequisite to new pipelines.

Cruise Ship To House Construction Workers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Construction workers in northern B.C. will make themselves at home on a cruise ship as they complete $3.3 billion in upgrades to an aluminum smelter. ...

SAVE THE DATE

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - The District of Kitimat will hold a plebiscite on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline in April to gauge support for the controversi...

Western Promises

CP | James Keller and Steven Chua, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - A pair of climate-change protesters wearing cheap, thrift-store dress clothing evaded RCMP officers tasked with protecting Stephen Harper ...

Kitimat Chief Organizing Employment Summit

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A decade ago, Kitamaat Village in northwest British Columbia was broke as residents of the First Nations community faced non-existent job a...

That's A Lot Of LNG Pollution

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says her government is paying close attention to the potential air and water pollution impacts of proposed liquefied ...

LNG Impact Investigation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - The B.C. government says it will fund a $650,000-study to look at the environmental and health impacts of liquefied natural gas emissi...