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Dec 4th, 2013
The release of a new federal report recommends improvements to Canada's tanker spill regime on the BC coast. Yet onlookers worry the recommendations aren't enough to hold industry...
May 13th, 2013
This BC election will you vote to protect the environment?
Oiled bird
Jan 13th, 2013
Oil spill experts tell National Energy Board panel that Enbridge's oil tanker and pipeline proposal is too risky.
Nov 30th, 2012
More dirty tar sands oil eastward to Montreal? Yes, according to a news release sent to us by Environmental Defence this morning, stating pipeline giant Enbridge's proposed plan to ship “heavy crude...
May 7th, 2012
Mayor Gregor Robertson highlights Vision Vancouver's accomplishments and recent work in this letter: In a 9-1 vote last week, City Council passed my motion for city staff to develop a bylaw that...
Apr 17th, 2012
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to gut environmental regulations shows that the Conservative government has has "declared war on the environment", according to Joyce Murray, Member...
Jun 15th, 2010
Large tankers are a common sight in the Burrard inlet. However, some critics say Vancouver is poised to see an escalating tide of crude oil tankers due to increasing flow of petroleum from Alberta...