Emilee Gilpin
Indigenous leaders and activists occupy a fish farm on Swanson Island on Oct. 14, 2017. Photo by Emilee Gilpin

How will newly elected B.C. politicians handle the escalating fish farm conflict?

Ian Bailey
Hayley Zachs, campaign associate of, holds a copy of a notice of civil enforcement and a federal court of appeal ruling delivered to their office by a bailiff notifying them of the seizure of assets relating to a $14,559.19 judgement owing to Enbridge.  DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Sheriffs turned up at the downtown Vancouver offices of an environment group on Tuesday to seek about $14,000 in unpaid court costs on behalf of energy giant Enbridge Inc., but within hours, the company backed off.

Other environmental groups rallied around, formerly known as ForestEthics, on Tuesday with statements on social media and phone calls offering help. Enbridge did not explain the swift turnaround.



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October 17, 2017

Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard

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Honourable Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture
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Dear Ministers LeBlanc and Popham:


First Nations Leaders

Dozens of actors, musicians and artists give their support to 150 Nations and Tribes standing against tar sands pipelines/expansion


Larry Pynn
Use of snow fencing to discourage spawning at pipeline water crossings has resulted in a complaint against Trans Mountain fish biologist Calum Bonnington. PNG

A Fraser Valley-based conservation group has lodged a formal complaint with the College of Applied Biology over a Trans Mountain biologist’s role in the installation of matting to discourage salmon from spawning at stream sites where the company plans pipeline crossings.


Go to the Stand Facebook page for updates on attempts by Enbridge to have a sheriff to seize assets from the Stand office:

Coast Protectors
October 2, 2017 Rally before the Federal Court of Appeals trial

The best chance to defeat Kinder Morgan by legal means just ended after a nine day trial in Vancouver’s Federal Court of Appeals.

On the first day of the trial, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip hosted a welcome rally, reminding the Kinder Morgan resistance that no matter what happens in the Federal Court of Appeals, we will do whatever it takes to stop Kinder Morgan.

Carolyn Jarvis & Andrew Russell

#11 of 11 articles from the Special Report:The Price of Oil

The Ontario government says it is committed to funding a health study to determine the impact of air pollution on residents living near Sarnia’s Chemical Valley following a Global News investigation that revealed a troubling pattern of potentially dangerous leaks there.

Shawn McCarthy

OCTOBER 12, 2017

Canada's transition to a low-carbon future must include new pipelines to expand oil exports to a diverse global marketplace, federal and Alberta ministers told an energy conference in Winnipeg on Thursday.

In a panel discussion featuring federal and provincial ministers, Alberta Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd warned Ottawa against adopting an "extreme" regulatory approach that would discourage investment in the oil and gas sector.


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