Bill Bennett

Former B.C. premier Bill Bennett dies at 83 after years of Alzheimer's disease

His family said in an obituary that Bennett cherished his time with them and had a quick wit and great sense of humour.
grizzly bears great bear rainforest trophy hunt Andrew Wright Vancouver Observer

Grizzly bears seen as gold for mining, B.C. gov't emails reveal

FOI investigation reveals that senior B.C. bureaucrats seized on the province's rising grizzly bear numbers —disputed by researchers—to "mitigate” the impacts of mining

Grizzly trophy hunt depends on support from provincial government insiders

Despite "overwhelming" evidence that grizzly hunting is unsustainable, political influence keeps it going
Premier announces additional funding for B.C. mining

Premier announces additional funding for B.C. mine safety and permit process

"we have a significant opportunity to create thousands of jobs by opening new mines and expanding existing ones," says Clark.
First Nations clean energy funding tops $5.8 million

First Nations clean energy funding tops $5.8 million

The Fund aims to promote increased First Nations participation in the clean energy sector through up to $500,000 in equity funding for First Nations to invest in clean energy projects.
Mount Polley, tailings pond, drinking water, mercury, arsenic, Imperial Metals

Why B.C. can expect more Mount Polley-style disasters

If the breach of the Mount Polley tailings pond can bring anything into sharper focus, it is that our relationship with industry in this province is heading in the wrong direction.