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Our award-winning team's crowd-funded series on the people, places and conflicts associated with Canada's tar sands. Read more

Canada’s grandest old-growth rainforest at risk from logging, survey tape discovered

One of Canada’s most iconic rainforests is under threat as signs of logging have been discovered in the heart of the Upper Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island.

Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion won't bring "fair share" of revenues to B.C.: open letter

Based on past tax records, Kinder Morgan hasn't been paying very much in taxes to Canada. Economist Robyn Allan asks: why would this change with the Trans Mountain expansion?

The rise of Lee Brain and oil pipeline critics as mayors in B.C.

What the..? moment for oil companies: the new mayors aren't big fans of controversial pipelines in their regions.

"It is wrong for UBC to continue to profit from its investments in fossil fuel companies," faculty says

"We are inspired by our students, who voted overwhelmingly in favour of divestment earlier this year," said UBC professor.

Trade Minister's trip gets B.C. "on equal footing" for exporting to Asia

Trade mission accomplished, Teresa Wat says.

Teen urges CEO Rich Kinder to listen to Burnaby protesters in video letter

"Mr. Kinder, I am a reasonable 16-year-old girl... [but] you are not listening to the voices of people who will be directly affected by your work," says Jacqueline Lee-Tam.

Let’s cut government fossil fuel subsidies and free up billions for more productive investment

With the US and China developing their own fully integrated natural gas systems, demand for BC gas is plummeting, as are global prices.

Why BC’s future should be a geothermal one

If BC leaders took a trip to Reykjavik in Iceland, they could learn how the city benefits from the largest district heating system in the world.