British Columbia

25/03/18
Author: 
Ashifa Kassam
pipeline engineer arrested

24 Mar 2018

Two federal MPs among more than 100 people arrested challenging 1,000km line

One of Romilly Cavanaugh’s first jobs was an environmental engineering position at the Trans Mountain Pipeline, which carries crude and refined oil across western Canada.

25/03/18
Author: 
Carol Linnitt
Caleb Behn

March 25, 2018

When the B.C. government announced its promised review of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, earlier this month, it came as a shock to many that it wouldn’t examine human health impacts.

24/03/18
Author: 
The Canadian Press
An anti-pipeline protester at a Kinder Morgan terminal in Burnaby speaks with a RCMP officer on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (CBC)

Trans Mountain says preparatory work at terminals now complete, tunnel and fence work to come next

Musicians Sarah Harmer and Grimes joined dozens of Indigenous youth and other demonstrators who gathered at Kinder Morgan's Burnaby Terminal on Saturday morning to protest the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

24/03/18
Author: 
Dylan Waisman & Tracy Sherlock
Grimes (centre), protesting the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Photo by Trevor Mack

March 24th 2018

Musicians Grimes and Sarah Harmer came to protest the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.

24/03/18
Author: 
Michael Harris
Mar 18, 2018
Back in 2015, while Trudeau was campaigning for the top job, he said governments may grant permits, but only local communities can give permission. On this, as in many other issues, the ‘Great Promiser’ changes his tune more times than a DJ at a wedding reception.
 
 
24/03/18
Author: 
Justine Hunter
MARCH 18, 2018
Ms. McKenna, in an interview in Victoria, insisted that tripling the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline “is not inconsistent” with the national climate action plan.
 
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“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means
just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” 
23/03/18
Author: 
Nelson Bennett

NDP government to scrap LNG income tax, give PST exemption on plant construction

The B.C. government will scrap a special LNG income tax, exempt plant construction from the PST and charge LNG plants standard rates for electricity. 

20/03/18
Author: 
Carol Linnett

B.C.’s scientific inquiry into fracking won’t address risks to public health, the government quietly assured the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) nearly six weeks before government publicly announced the inquiryon Thursday.

18/03/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

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