British Columbia

07/11/23
Author: 
Katie Hyslop
Vancouver Elementary and Adult Educators’ Society president Jody Polukoshko told The Tyee that ‘consciousness raising’ about the impact of policing on marginalized communities had contributed to the steady decline of calls to the police department from elementary schools since 2020. Photo for The Tyee by Jen St. Denis.

Nov. 7, 2023

The VPD’s own data, obtained by The Tyee, paints a different picture than the force’s official narrative

06/11/23
Author: 
Penny Daflos
Vancouver rally among global demonstrations calling for ceasefire to support Palestinian people

Nov. 4, 2023

Thousands of people rallied at the Vancouver Art Gallery late Saturday morning, one of dozens of demonstrations across the globe calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war to allow for humanitarian aid.

06/11/23
Author: 
Wilderness Committee
Another massive LNG plant on the West Coast?

Nov. 6, 2023

Ksi Lisims LNG is a proposal in Nisga’a territory to liquefy almost as much gas as LNG Canada. Although the proponent wants to use hydroelectricity to do so, that will only happen if BC Hydro — and its ratepayers — build it a brand new transmission line. Even then, the fracking required to fill it will make the facility among the province’s worst polluters.

26/10/23
Author: 
BC Climate Emergency Campaign
Where do BC cabinet ministers stand on the defining climate question of our time?

Go to the link here to find the answers: https://bcclimateemergency.ca/fracking-and-lng

And if you think anyone is listed in the wrong category, or if you have intel on a minister listed in the "unknown" category, please reach out the BC Climate Emergency Campaign Coordinator at www.bcclimateemergency.ca

24/10/23
Author: 
EnergyNow Media
A replacement pipeline segment is lowered into the Coquihalla River by Trans Mountain near Hope, B.C., on Aug. 9, 2022.  CBC News 2023

Oct. 24, 2023

Reuters) – More than two-thirds of Canadians oppose the federal government taking a multibillion-dollar writedown on the Trans Mountain pipeline, a survey showed on Tuesday, a dilemma for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals as they look to sell it ahead of an election expected by 2025.

Ottawa has sunk roughly C$35 billion ($25.6 billion) into the Trans Mountain oil pipeline, which the federal government bought in 2018 to ensure a controversial expansion project known as TMX went ahead.

20/10/23
Author: 
The Directors of the West Coast Climate Action Network
An Open Appeal to Premier Eby and B.C. MLAs

Fall, 2023

The Climate Crisis: We Implore You to Act with More Urgency

An Open Appeal to Premier Eby and B.C. MLAs

 

 

Appeal to Premier Eby 

Dear Premier Eby, and every British Columbia MLA,

Greetings! We are the West Coast Climate Action Network. We have 236  member groups across B.C., representing hundreds of thousands of voters. Our member organizations have authorized us to speak out. 

18/10/23
Author: 
Donna Clark
Swaysən Will George outside the courthouse in Vancouver. Photo by Donna Clark

Oct. 18, 2023

Swaysən Will George’s name in hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ means, “When he speaks, they listen.”

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