Oil - Pipelines

Mychaylo Prystupa
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee sits beside B.C. Premier John Horgan at the GLOBE Forum 2018 sustainable business summit in Vancouver on Friday. Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa.
 March 16, 2018
‘You need to skate to where the puck is going to be ... clean tech.’
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee said he hopes the efforts by the B.C. government to stop the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion “are successful.”
Joe Oliver

[Russians, foreign (US) radicals  . . . or maybe concerned Canadians?!] 

March 13, 2018

Bill McKibben

When I checked my email one day last week, there was a link to a piece just published in The Globe and Mail. A columnist named Gary Mason had used me as his foil to prove that protests against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion were subversive plots imported from the U.S., part of a grand overall strategy to mess with the fossil fuel industry.

Charlie Smith
This was the scene in Burnaby on Saturday (March 10). MIKE HUDEMA


March 12th, 2018 

There's an unusual clarification at the bottom of a recent CBC News web story about two pipeline demonstrations in Metro Vancouver.

Rebecca Savransky
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger



Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is planning to sue oil companies, alleging they are "knowingly killing people all over the world."

Schwarzenegger said during an interview with Politico's "Off Message" podcast that he is still working on the timing for his push, but he is now speaking with private law firms.

Dylan Waisman
Thousands gathered to demonstrate against the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Photo by Trevor Mack.

The air was crisp and cold as they trekked up Burnaby Mountain early on Saturday morning. People's breath came out in white puffs as each of the volunteer construction workers carried two planks of wood. Their goal was to build a traditional Indigenous "watch house" to monitor Texas-based Kinder Morgan as it proceeds with construction of its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Primary Author Wallis Snowdon
US Embassy Canada/Flickr

Thousands of fossil industry jobs in Alberta are gone forever, even if oil prices ever return to $100 per barrel, and the shift has nothing to do with the province’s never-ending quest for a pipeline to tidewater, a leading government economist admitted this week.

“I’ve learned as an economist to never say ‘Never,’ but even if it were to come back, because of the use of better technology and innovation, the energy sector will not need as many people going forward,” ATB Financial Chief Economist Todd Hirsch told CBC Radio’s Edmonton AM.

Lynda V. Mapes

A mass demonstration is planned in the Vancouver, B.C., metro area Saturday against the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline project. Nearly 7,000 Coast Salish Water Protectors have signed up to participate.

Building in the courts and halls of Canadian government for years, conflict over the mammoth Trans Mountain tar- sands oil-pipeline expansion is expected to spill into the streets of British Columbia Saturday with massive civil disobedience demonstrations.

First Nations Leaders

Indigenous Leaders from Across North America to Stand in Solidarity with Coast

Salish Water Protectors to Stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Thousands expected to rally in Vancouver on March 10


For Immediate Release

March 6, 2018 Vancouver - Coast Salish spiritual leaders and members are launching an

ambitious project this week to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker project, with


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