Environmental Groups

03/05/21
Author: 
Amanda Coletta
02 May 21

or Michigan’s governor, the 645-mile pipeline jeopardizes the Great Lakes. For Canada’s natural resources minister, its continued operation is “nonnegotiable.”

03/05/21
Author: 
Staff Reporter
Extinction Rebellion, a global environmental movement, occupies the Granville Bridge in Vancouver, BC, May 2, 2021. PHOTO BY ARLEN REDEKOP /PNG

May 02, 2021

The arrests were made after activists refused to leave the bridge on Sunday afternoon

Eight people have been arrested after a group of environmental protesters shut down the Granville Bridge Sunday, one day after the same band of activists disrupted traffic by occupying one of the city’s busiest intersections.

29/04/21
Author: 
Insure Our Future
Oil pipes

Coalition Denounces Decision, Pledges to Ramp Up Pressure on Remaining Insurers to Cut Ties with Trans Mountain

03/04/21
Author: 
Cameron Fenton
 Parliament Hill (G Yancy / Flickr)

APRIL 2, 2021

Despite his dismal environmental record, Justin Trudeau still polls positively on the issue of climate change. Voters need not just the truth but an alternative vision.

If you ask a climate activist how Justin Trudeau is tackling the climate emergency, their answer is likely somewhere on the spectrum from “very poorly” to “room for improvement.”

22/03/21
Author: 
Peter Ewart

Mar. 18, 2021

The effects of climate change on the forests, landscapes, jobs and communities of British Columbia are increasingly evident across the province, including infestation by insects such as the pine beetle (which has killed millions of hectares of Interior pine forest), severe wildfires, drought, flooding, and other problems.  The pine beetle epidemic alone has resulted in the loss of thousands of forestry jobs and the closure of dozens of mills, and climate change is having other negative effects on both the forests and economy.

12/03/21
Author: 
Primary Author Mitchell Beer
Pipeline Workers - U.S. National Transportation Safety Board/flickr

MARCH 12, 2021

The federal Crown corporation responsible for the Trans Mountain pipeline is diverting attention from its own shoddy safety culture by blaming campaigners for its rising insurance premiums, while trying to conceal information on its operations that properly belongs in the public domain, two insurance industry veterans have told The Energy Mix.

27/02/21
Author: 
Andrew MacLeod
Premier John Horgan confirmed today that construction of the Site C dam will once again go ahead. ‘I know there are a lot of British Columbians who have never accepted this as an appropriate way for BC Hydro to go,’ he said. Photo via the BC government.

Feb. 26, 2021

BC Liberals accuse NDP of mismanagement; Greens warn public to brace for higher costs.

Premier John Horgan’s announcement today that the government will continue with the Site C dam despite massive budget increases and delays brought criticism from opponents and supporters of the project.

27/02/21
Author: 
Andrew Kurjata, Meera Bains

Terminating project would cost at least $10.2B, B.C. government says

 
 
25/02/21
Author: 
The Canadian Press

Feb 24, 2021

Filings come days after Indigenous youth in Vancouver blocked entrances of companies

Work on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project being done by workers with the SA Energy Group in this undated photo. (Trans Mountain)

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