British Columbia

13/04/17
Author: 
Justine Hunter
Liberal Leader Christy Clark toasts after serving tea to supporters during a campaign stop at a Korean restaurant in Coquitlam, B.C., on Wednesday April 12, 2017. A provincial election will be held on May 9. (DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark visited Burnaby’s election battlegrounds on Wednesday to talk about clean-energy jobs, but sidestepped the contentious Kinder Morgan oil pipeline expansion debate that is expected to influence voters who live in the shadow of the company’s marine terminal.

09/04/17
Author: 
Michael Lebowitz

In the context of the coming BC election and the climate plans advanced by the NDP and Greens (and the climate record of the Liberal government), the Vancouver Ecosocialists offer the following provisional points for discussion.

06/04/17
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

Investigation Report exposes failures in Canada’s emergency response measures and a failure to disclose information re: Nathan E. Stewart Oil Spill

 

06/04/17
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

From: Jaime Sanchez
Sent: April-06-17 2:34 PM
Subject: Musqueam Press Release: Musqueam isn’t celebrating with BC regarding George Massey Tunnel Removal and Bridge Project
Importance: High

 

 

06/04/17
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

April 06, 2017

Right Honourable Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada

80 Wellington Street

Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2

Via email: pm@pm.gc.ca; Justin.Trudeau@parl.gc.ca

Via facsimile: (613) 641-6900

 

Honourable Catherine McKenna

06/04/17
Author: 
On the Coast Staff CBC

Listen to Carol Day, Richmond City Councillor, talking about the proposed new bridge here: http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/915009603610 at  the 01:40:30 point on the audio of April 5, 2017

06/04/17
Author: 
CBC Staff
Protesters posing as B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone, right, and Port Metro Vancouver President Robin Silvester forced a planned 'celebration' of the new bridge construction indoors. (Denis Dossman/CBC)

'Celebration' was planned to mark start of construction of bridge to replace George Massey Tunnel

A pre-election photo op to "celebrate" the start of construction on the $3.5-billion bridge to replace the George Massey Tunnel did not go as planned for B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone on Wednesday.

The event, featuring local politicians and other supporters of the megaproject, was supposed to be held outside, with a backhoe ready to break ground.

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