Environment

Mining Minister announces independent review of Imperial Metals' Mount Polley disaster

Mining Minister Bill Bennett pledges to "take responsibility" if his ministry's negligence is found to have contributed to the Mount Polley tailings breach.

What the Site C Dam is really for: an explosion of new fracking wells

Whatever else it's supposed to do, Site C is clearly intended to supply the fracking industry.

Imperial Metals wanted to detoxify Mount Polley tailings, but overlooked underlying problems

The mine was actively trying to find methods to make its tailings safer for the environment. Why didn't it deal with the issue of finding a place to safely discharge its water?

Trudeau promises no Northern Gateway if he beats Harper in 2015

But he's not opposed to all pipelines.

Eli Pivnick sees a future with less jet-setting, more local living

Eli Pivnick has faith in resilient local communities to create a future that doesn't depend on fossil fuels.

Premier's LNG plans hit a snag as major investor pulls out of Kitmat LNG project

The news comes only one month after Premier Christy Clark took a tour of the Kitimat site to promote the LNG industry.