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Nothing is more sacred than that which provides life and health: clean air, safe water, healthy soil, photosynthesis. Yet damaging natural systems on which those conditions depend is seen as irrelevant, external to economic considerations. Thoughtful, sensitive corporate executives can't let their love of children or nature affect their decisions because consequences like pollution and habitat degradation are simply the "costs of doing business."
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Your inferential calling B.C.'s patriotism into question because we will vigorously oppose your approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline demonstrates clearly that you're quite unable to understand this, your connections to B.C. notwithstanding.
On the 26th of November, the announcement became public: the government of Mr. Justin Trudeau had decided to approve Kinder Morgan's TransMountain pipeline to the port of Vancouver as well as renovati...
Thomas Mulcair accused the government of having a "Goldilocks approach" to pipelines.
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The proposed pipeline project would link Alberta's oilsands to British Columbia's north coast.
Canadian pipeline capacity is maxed out, but will we ever need more?
Eight First Nations, four environmental groups and one labour union launched the legal challenge.
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The government failed to properly consult two First Nations bands, court ruled.
These B.C. ridings could make a significant difference in defeating Harper's Conservatives on election day.
The pipeline would carry bitumen between the Alberta oilsands to B.C.'s coast.
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The bands' asserted authority to govern their lands should have at least been considered by the Crown during Northern Gateway consultations, said their lawyer.
Notley said that she has never advocated for the Keystone XL.
A week after the spill was first reported, Nexen still does not know what caused the pipeline to rupture or when it might have started to leak. The pipeline may have been leaking for hours or even days before a problem was finally detected. Clearly, when it comes to pipelines, new does not necessarily mean better -- or even safer.
Western Canadian oil producers are at risk of losing $100 billion in the next 15 years if no new pipelines are constructed in North America, according to energy research firm Wood Mackenzie. Canadian...
Eight First Nations including the Haisla, the Nak'azdli and Gitxaala Nations have launched a legal challenge against the pipeline on the basis of inadequate consultation.
A report released today by the University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre calls for sweeping reform of Canadian charitable law in line with other jurisdictions such as the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and England. Current rules around "political activity" are confusing and create an "intolerable state of uncertainty," the report says.
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OTTAWA - Canada's spy agency helped senior federal officials figure out how to deal with protests expected last summer in response to resource and energy development issues — including a pivotal decis...
Fewer than one-in-ten post-secondary graduates find oil and gas industry associations credible and trustworthy when it comes to carbon emissions. That shouldn't come as a huge surprise given that industry associations like the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers have fought new greenhouse gas regulations and successfully lobbied to weaken Canada's environmental laws.
A new music video featuring the music of Kinnie Starr has stop-motion wood carved characters confronting Prime Minister Stephen Harper, depicted on a super tanker travelling around Haida Gwaii. Haida...
VANCOUVER - Alberta's premier is urging the country to get behind several controversial pipeline projects linked to the province's oilsands, warning that all Canadians will "feel the pain" if they are...
An environmental group is sending mini packages of black simulated oil to hundreds of random homes in B.C. to show the risks of shipping bitumen in the province. The Dogwood Initiative, based in Victo...
Some of the strongest legal challenges against the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline come from B.C.'s First Nations, and supporters from across B.C. are digging into their pockets to help ensure those are a success.
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News that the Enbridge executive in charge of leading the company's controversial Northern Gateway pipeline project is retiring comes just weeks after doubt was raised over a 2018 startup date....
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When disaster almost strikes but doesn't, a question always lingers: Was the close brush a reminder that accidents will happen, or proof that we can deal with them when they do? So it went with the Simushir, the Russian container ship that lost power off British Columbia's coast last weekend and drifted into the political shoals of the province's ongoing tanker debates.
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PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - A Russian cargo ship that was adrift off the British Columbia coast after a power outage has docked.The Prince Rupert Port Authority says the Simushir has been towed to the Fairv...
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UPDATE - Oct. 20, 2014: The Russian freighter docked in Prince Rupert and is expected to stay for 48 hours for repairs, said the Prince Rupert Port Authority. A disabled Russian cargo ship was en rout...
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.
Working in Alberta, the belly of the tar sands beast, the odds are often overwhelming but, over the past few months, something has changed. The resistance to the tar sands has not only grown in leaps and bounds, it is changing the dynamics of the entire fight.
OTTAWA - Canadian spies are trying to narrow the scope of an inquiry into whether they overstepped the law while eyeing environmental activists.A lawyer for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service...
OTTAWA - A civil liberties group is objecting to Canada's spy watchdog assigning Yves Fortier to investigate alleged spying on environmental activists, citing a conflict due to his former petroleum in...
VANCOUVER - A First Nation from British Columbia's North Coast says the Federal Court of Appeal has agreed to hear its legal challenge of the Northern Gateway pipeline project.The Gitxaala Nation file...
Pipeline proponents have encountered plenty of opposition as they've looked to move oilsands product east, west and south. They may yet find another option due north. A report titled "An Arctic Energy...