LNG - Fracking

Alex Kotch, The Center for Media and Democracy
Oil pumpjacks line the horizon in Chevron's Kern River Oil Field, one of the largest in the United States, located just north and east of Bakersfield, on July 7, 2021, in Oildale, California. GEORGE ROSE / GETTY IMAGES

The bill would block firms that end these investments from receiving state government contracts or managing state funds.

December 12, 2021

As climate change accelerates and environmental disasters proliferate around the world, a Big Oil-funded business lobbying group has decided to attack financial firms that are taking their money out of fossil fuel companies, the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has learned.

Matt Simmons (Local Journalism Initiative Reporter)
A worker stands on a newly cut access road for the Coastal GasLink pipeline near Houston, B.C., in 2019. Since then, the company has faced 11 non-compliance orders from the environmental assessment office for contravening its operating permit. Photo: Amber Bracken / The Narwhal

Dec. 8, 2021

B.C’s environmental assessment office has issued 11 orders to Coastal GasLink since the project began, including three in November

Jerry cans of gas in an overflowing pool of water. Oil barrels lying on the ground. A dumpster filled to the brim, its lid propped open and bags of garbage left out in bear country. Murky water flowing into wetlands, lakes, streams and rivers. 

John Woodside
A report from the PBO finds Ottawa’s tax breaks to the fossil fuel sector are leaving nearly $2 billion on the table each year in lost revenue. Photo via Naveen Kumar / Unsplash

Dec. 9, 2021

report published this week by the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) finds Ottawa’s tax breaks to the fossil fuel sector are leaving nearly $2 billion on the table each year in lost revenue.

Vaughn Palmer
Supporters of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs and who oppose the Coastal GasLink pipeline set up a support station at kilometre 39, just outside of Gidimt'en checkpoint near Houston B.C., on Wednesday January 8, 2020. PHOTO BY JASON FRANSON /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Dec 6, 2021 *
 “I have seen a disturbing video in which two young residents in my constituency were arrested with undue force." — Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen

VICTORIA — Cabinet Minister Nathan Cullen is challenging the RCMP over its handling of protests at the Coastal GasLink pipeline, claiming police used “undue force” in arresting two of his constituents.

“I am writing today as a resident and MLA for Stikine regarding enforcement behaviour by RCMP in furtherance of a court order in my region,” wrote Cullen in a letter Friday to RCMP commissioner Brenda Lucki.


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