Energy

19/10/18
Author: 
David J. Climenhaga

Oct 18, 2018 - Highly concentrated corporate ownership of Canada's energy sector and lack of government influence mean there's very little incentive for the fossil fuel industry to pay attention to the dangers of global climate change or worry about the communities and workers that depend on it.

11/10/18
Author: 
Tracy Sherlock
A landslide in Northern B.C. is just one kilometre from Site C. Photo from B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

October 11th 2018

The Site C dam construction is just one kilometre away from an unpredictable landslide that has forced about 200 residents from their homes in Northern B.C., near the Peace River.

The landslide caused major cracks in the road to the community of Old Fort, B.C., causing the Peace River Regional District to issue an evacuation order for all residents of Old Fort.

07/10/18
Author: 
Sarah Cox
A major, active landslide in the Peace River Valley has led to an evacuation order and is renewing concerns about the safety of the hydro project
 
Oct 5, 2018 9 min read

Calls for an independent safety review of the Site C dam project are mounting following a large landslide near the project’s worksite that has blocked the only road to a small community and led to the evacuation of residents by boat.

05/10/18
Author: 
Keith Wiley
Thursday October 04 2018
 
To The Editor:

While Prime Minister Trudeau and BC Premier Horgan are proudly congratulating themselves on building the Canadian economy with the announcement of a multibillion dollar LNG plant, the rest of us are wondering what the hell is going on here.

These two climate warrior leaders are celebrating plans for a massive carbon bomb that will make it impossible to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets.  It will ensure Canada continues as a climate fossil dinosaur in world opinion.

02/10/18
Author: 
Johanna Bozuwa
Decent Jobs on a Living Planet

Opportunities for Publicly-run Energy Utilities to Revolutionize Generation and the Grid

26/09/18
Author: 
TASC
See The Faces, Hear the Voices of Muskrat Falls 
A nonviolent civil disobedience action and peaceful rally
25/09/18
Author: 
Vaughn Palmer

One year after assuming the helm at B.C. Hydro, president and chief operating officer Chris O’Riley went before the Vancouver Board of Trade earlier this month for a progress report on Site C. “I want to start by acknowledging that Site C has been extremely challenging,” he began.

06/09/18
Author: 
Witness for the Peace
eagle nest

The Site C Injunction hearing resumed yesterday after a break for the health of Judge Warren Milman.


31/08/18
Author: 
Judith Lavoie
Aug 30, 2018

As a federal court quashes the controversial project, lawyers and Indigenous leaders agree it’s more clear than ever that Canada must modernize its view of Aboriginal rights

 

As Grand Chief Stewart Phillip prepared for the Federal Court of Appeal decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Thursday morning his expectations were low.

21/08/18
Author: 
Guy Dauncey

August 20, 2018 - I wish I didn’t have to write this. I count myself a friend of the NDP/Green Alliance, and I had high hopes for the government’s new climate action plans. [1]  

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