Transportation

11/07/16
Author: 
Dene Moore

VANCOUVER - British Columbia First Nations are wasting no time in enforcing their claim on traditional lands in light of a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision recognizing aboriginal land title.

The hereditary chiefs of the Gitxsan First Nations served notice Thursday to CN Rail, logging companies and sport fishermen to leave their territory along the Skeena River in a dispute with the federal and provincial governments over treaty talks.

30/06/16
Author: 
CBC staff

The mayors of Metro Vancouver have rejected the provincial government's plans to replace the George Massey tunnel with a 10-lane bridge.

It's the first time the mayors, who make up the Metro Vancouver Board, have spoken out collectively against the $3.5-billion crossing.

22/06/16
Author: 
Peter O'Neil

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won’t say when his government will fulfill a campaign promise to “formalize” an oil tanker ban for the northern B.C. coast.

“We’re working every day on getting both the environment and the economy protected right across the country,” Trudeau said in a recent interview when asked when he will fulfill that high-profile pledge.

“We’ll continue to work on that file.”

17/06/16
Author: 
Cassidy Olivier and Kelly Sinoski

Metro Vancouver’s transportation funding stalemate ended Thursday with an agreement between three levels of government that will pour millions of dollars into capital funding for the first phase of the $7.5 billion, 10-year plan. 

17/06/16
Author: 
Cassidy Olivier and Kelly Sinoski

Metro Vancouver’s transportation funding stalemate ended Thursday with an agreement between three levels of government that will pour millions of dollars into capital funding for the first phase of the $7.5 billion, 10-year plan. 

06/06/16
Author: 
Kelly Sinoski

June 6 2016 - The B.C. government’s “systematic underfunding” of transit projects is contributing to Metro Vancouver’s worsening traffic congestion, a new report by the David Suzuki Foundation suggests.

21/05/16

João Tonucci and André Veloso interviewed by Stefan Kipfer

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19/05/16

First the good news:

After spending months ignoring the recommendations put forward by British Columbia's Climate Leadership team, Premier Christy Clark has finally found someone to take charge of this very important file.  

19/05/16
Author: 
Julius Melnitzer

For all the political noise coming from municipalities and provinces in opposition to various pipeline projects, in reality they may lack any legal leverage to stop the projects or insist on conditions.

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