Alexis Stoymenoff Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/9072 en Good idea for Canada? How Norway captures oil revenues to benefit Norwegians http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/good-idea-canada-how-norway-captures-oil-revenues-benefit-norwegians Canada is one of the only jurisdictions in the world that allows private, foreign ownership of public oil resources. Norway has held more tightly to its public resources. With a world-class pension...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/good-idea-canada-how-norway-captures-oil-revenues-benefit-norwegians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/good-idea-canada-how-norway-captures-oil-revenues-benefit-norwegians#comments Environment Canada's oil sands Elizabeth May Fisheries Act Harper Government Petoro Petroleum and Energy minister Ola Borton Moe State’s Direct Financial Interest Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:49:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 14557 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian Body Shop founder Margot Franssen puts financial force behind Canadian Women's Foundation http://www.vancouverobserver.com/people/2012/03/06/investing-women-makes-strong-communities-says-philanthropist-margot-franssen When asked if she always wanted to be in business, the founder and former president of Body Shop Canada, Margot Franssen laughs and says no. She was a party girl in high school, she says,and after...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/people/2012/03/06/investing-women-makes-strong-communities-says-philanthropist-margot-franssen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/people/2012/03/06/investing-women-makes-strong-communities-says-philanthropist-margot-franssen#comments Money Body Shop Canada Canadian Women’s Foundation International Women’s Day Margot Franssen violence against women Women Moving Millions women’s rights Fri, 08 Mar 2013 22:16:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 10982 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline: benefit to all Canadians or detrimental to other industries? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline-benefit-all-canadians Respected economist Robyn Allan, former CEO of the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC), has said the country’s move towards an oil-based economy will have severe effects on sectors like manufacturing—...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline-benefit-all-canadians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline-benefit-all-canadians#comments Environment Alberta oil sands Alison Redford Insurance Corporation of BC oil sands Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty Prime Minister Stephen Harper Robyn Allan Fri, 08 Mar 2013 03:34:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 14556 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Rebuilding the wild salmon economy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/rebuilding-wild-salmon-economy “It’s a wild salmon economy here,” said Taylor Bachrach, the Mayor of Smithers, in describing the Bulkley Valley. “People fly here from all over the world in October and November to fly fish for...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/rebuilding-wild-salmon-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/rebuilding-wild-salmon-economy#comments Environment BC oil spill BC’s ocean economy coastal First Nations marine commercial fishery Thu, 28 Feb 2013 03:25:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 14555 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Eco-tourism under threat, owners fear, in proposed Northern Gateway pipeline tanker corridor http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/eco-tourism-tanker-corridor The tourism industry relies on BC’s “super, natural” landscape to attract visitors, so they have a particular interest in protecting the province’s pristine wilderness. Evan Loveless, Executive...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/eco-tourism-tanker-corridor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/eco-tourism-tanker-corridor#comments Environment BC oil spill BC Wilderness Tourism Association Evan Loveless tanker traffic Thu, 28 Feb 2013 03:14:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 14554 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline: former ICBC CEO weighs projects' risks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/earthmatters/enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline-former-icbc-ceo-weighs-projects-risks "As soon as I see name-calling or denigration, I ask, ‘What are they trying to hide?’”<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/earthmatters/enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline-former-icbc-ceo-weighs-projects-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/earthmatters/enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline-former-icbc-ceo-weighs-projects-risks#comments Earth Matters Environment economist Robyn Allan Enbridge Industry Minister Christian Paradis Institute for Research on Public Policy JRP Northern Gateway pipeline Thomas Mulcair Sat, 02 Feb 2013 22:58:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 14399 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Encyclopedia of Canadian pipelines: Keystone XL and Northern Gateway http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2011/11/29/encyclopedia-canadian-pipelines-keystone-xl-and-northern-gateway Enbridge. Northern Gateway. TransCanada. Keystone XL. You've heard the names. You've seen the headlines. But what is the controversy all about? To understand the players, the issues and why they...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2011/11/29/encyclopedia-canadian-pipelines-keystone-xl-and-northern-gateway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2011/11/29/encyclopedia-canadian-pipelines-keystone-xl-and-northern-gateway#comments Environment Alison Redford Barack Obama Enbridge ethical oil Keystone XL National Energy Board Northern Gateway Peter Kent Stephen Harper tar sands TransCanada Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:51:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 9784 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Jacki Zehner: one wonder woman, moving millions http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/2012/06/06/jacki-zehner-one-wonder-woman-moving-millions The visionary CEO of Women Moving Millions shares the inspirational story of how she went from finance to philanthropy.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/2012/06/06/jacki-zehner-one-wonder-woman-moving-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/2012/06/06/jacki-zehner-one-wonder-woman-moving-millions#comments Life Fortune 500 Gloria Steinem Goldman Sachs Jacki Zehner Sauder Business School UBC Wall Street women and philanthropy Women Moving Millions Wonder Woman Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:15:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 11860 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Landowners on Enbridge pipeline route say risks "imposed" upon them http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/landowners-enbridge-pipeline-route-say-risks-imposed-upon-them What rights do landowners have when pipeline companies want access to their property? Not very many, it seems.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/landowners-enbridge-pipeline-route-say-risks-imposed-upon-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/landowners-enbridge-pipeline-route-say-risks-imposed-upon-them#comments Canada BC Northern Gateway Landowners Association CAEPLA CEAA Enbridge Joint Review Panel National Energy Board Northern Gateway pipeline oil industry Right of Entry Vantage pipeline Wed, 06 Jun 2012 23:14:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 11716 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Concerned BC citizens opposing Enbridge oilsands pipeline infuriated by "radical" label http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/concerned-bc-citizens-opposing-enbridge-oilsands-pipeline-infuriated-radical-label Many of the groups opposing Northern Gateway aren’t led by stereotypical environmentalists—but some say the polarized debate is leading to “infuriating” assumptions and labeling.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/concerned-bc-citizens-opposing-enbridge-oilsands-pipeline-infuriated-radical-label" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/concerned-bc-citizens-opposing-enbridge-oilsands-pipeline-infuriated-radical-label#comments Environment Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline environmental groups Friends of Wild Salmon Northwest Institute Outdoor Canadians Preston Manning Rod and Gun Club salmon farms Skeena River Steelhead Society wild salmon Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:18:00 +0000 Alexis Stoymenoff 11761 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com