Ecology/Environment

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: 
First Nations Leaders

LNG Canada has announced it will go ahead with its fracked gas project in Kitimat.

This is not the end of the fight - it is the beginning!

You may have already heard the news but here are the opening lines of the corporate press release:

"SINGAPORE / VANCOUVER - A massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada has been given the final go-ahead by project partners, LNG Canada said on Tuesday, making it the first major new project for the fuel to win approval in recent years.

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: 
First Nations Leaders

News Release

For Immediate Release

September 24, 2018

BC First Nations call on Canada and BC for immediate action to restore and protect wild salmon populations

 

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: BC First Nations gathered last week at the Wild Salmon Summit in Musqueam Territory to discuss and

express continuing frustration over the federal and provincial governments’ current, inadequate strategies to protect, enhance and manage wild salmon.

 

23/09/18
Author: 
Simon Pirani

September 22, 2018  •  

President Andrzej Duda’s authoritarian government can expect a rough political ride in December, when politicians, diplomats and campaigners stream into Katowice, Poland, for the next UN summit on climate change (COP24).

22/09/18
Author: 
Nathan Cullen

 Sept 21, 2018

Nathan Cullen: "I’m doing a press conference in response to the Transmountain “announcement” today from the Liberals. They’ve added 22 weeks to the failed process from the Harper era and are expecting different results."

See Nathan Cullen's press conference here: https://www.facebook.com/ecosocialistsvancouver/

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