British Columbia

12/05/17
Author: 
Giuseppe Valiante
The Department of National Defence said on Sunday that 1,200 troops had been deployed in Quebec to help residents cope with the flooding emergency. Photo - The Canadian Press
[Editor's Note: "unusually persistent rainfall!" = climate change.  And the threat of flooding has since increased in the BC interior. Ralph Goodale sees a pattern after series of disasters !!  http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/05/10/news/ralph-goodale-sees-pattern-after-series-disasters ]
12/05/17
Author: 
Elizabeth McSheffrey
Members of the Haida Nation gather for a historic potlatch ceremony in Haida Gwaii, B.C. on Aug. 13, 2016. Photo courtesy of Trevor Jang, Discourse Media

The federal government has been caught making false statements about how oilpatch partners tried to hijack its efforts to consult First Nations in British Columbia on marine protection in their territory.

06/05/17

Click here for the videoOn April 23, 2017 the PIPE UP Network and friends took it upon themselves to replant trees in an area that Kinder Morgan had destroyed. 

05/05/17
Author: 
Jenny Uechi

The BC Liberals have agreed to put their financial ties to a Texas multinational pipeline company and their ethics to the test at the province's Supreme Court less than a week before British Columbians go to the polls for a May 9 general election.

04/05/17
Author: 
Ben Parfitt
An unauthorized Progress Energy dam where millions of gallons of freshwater was found impounded in early April. It is among “dozens" of unpermitted dams spread across northern BC, a CCPA investigation has found. Photo by Garth Lenz.

A subsidiary of Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned petro giant courted by the BC government, has built at least 16 unauthorized dams in northern BC to trap hundreds of millions of gallons of water used in its controversial fracking operations.

04/05/17
Author: 
Ben Parfitt
An unauthorized Progress Energy dam where millions of gallons of freshwater was found impounded in early April. It is among “dozens" of unpermitted dams spread across northern BC, a CCPA investigation has found. Photo by Garth Lenz.

A subsidiary of Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned petro giant courted by the BC government, has built at least 16 unauthorized dams in northern BC to trap hundreds of millions of gallons of water used in its controversial fracking operations.

02/05/17
Author: 
BC Liberals blog

[Webpage editor's note: Not very often we feature a Liberal press release! But Clark is right, the feds should ban the coal shipments, and she is right that if they don't they should be made unprofitable. OK, I know it not a serious stance, she links it to a trade fight with the US over lumber, and she is trying to exploit the BC vs. Ottawa line. But NDP and Greens, can you all agree on this?]

01/05/17
Author: 
Bob Bossin
Published on Apr 26, 2017

When I first gave this presentation at an Earth Day forum on oil tankers, so many people wanted a copy that we made this video. Thanks to Paul Grignon and Moonfire Studio (www.moonfirestudio.ca).

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