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Clark: North To Reap Benefits Of LNG

VANCOUVER - Municipal politicians in British Columbia's North are facing the exact opposite problem that beset them only a few years ago as the forestry industry declined.Instead of worrying about slu...
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Bye Bye To Bong Shops?

The RCMP have been focusing more on small-time marijuana arrests since Stephen Harper became Prime Minister. RCMP arrests for marijuana possession are up 40% across Canada, and have more than doubled in B.C. Also increasing in frequency are the raids and harassment of bong shops. This trend will continue, unless we put a stop to it. We need one of these store owners to stand up to the police, to go to court and challenge the foundation of this unconstitutional law.
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Not Waiting On A Tsunami

VANCOUVER - Lisa Kendall really only needs to answer two questions before she decides whether a tsunami might be heading towards her small community on British Columbia's Haida Gwaii islands. Has ther...

Get Over it! A Pipeline to Prince Rupert Is Bust

So why do people insist, despite the evidence, that the Northern Gateway go to Prince Rupert? It's no longer a pipeline; it's emotion and ideology. Ideology in that opposition to the Northern Gateway is seen by conservatives as heretical opposition to free enterprise itself. Emotion among those who see promoting the oil patch as an issue of "Alberta pride" and even Canadian patriotism. For the promoters of the pipeline to Prince Rupert, ignoring the science of geology and the study of geography across all of northwestern B.C. is no different than repeatedly knocking your head against the Paleozoic metamorphic greenstone of the mountain cliffs along the Skeena. It only gives you a headache.

U.S. Pokes Holes In Canadian Port Security

WASHINGTON - An American federal agency is suggesting Canadian ports taking in U.S.-bound cargo, in particular Prince Rupert, B.C., lack the tight security measures in place in the United States for c...

Northern Gateway Supertankers Approved

Transport Canada has "no regulatory concerns" with Enbridge's proposed marine operations for the Northern Gateway pipeline, clearing the way for supertankers to carry Canadian crude across the Pacific...