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British Columbia's premier shames parents for taking their kids to tar sands pipeline protest and crossing police line
Premier Christy Clark criticized two Burnaby families for letting their daughters cross a police line on Burnaby Mountain to protest Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain ...
Dec 2nd, 2014
Fifty-five organizations tell province Revised Societies Act harmful to non-profit groups
Fifty-six organizations have submitted a joint letter to the BC government raising concerns about the act.
Oct 16th, 2014
B.C. teachers should seize the moment and end strike, says legal expert
Teachers have the upper hand right now, and should accept the deal while public support is still strong, says a former Crown prosecutor.
Sep 17th, 2014
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.
Aug 15th, 2014
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.
Aug 10th, 2014
Activists hold "Frack Off" protest against Christy Clark's LNG projects
Protestors to Clark: LNG is a bad deal for BC.
May 23rd, 2014
Public comment period on proposed Squamish LNG plant closes
The federal government held a public comment period on a proposed Squamish LNG plant over the holiday period, leaving concerned community members without a say.
Jan 7th, 2014
BC and Alberta reach draft agreement on pipelines to the coast
Redford ecstatic over the deal as she spoke at Vancouver Board of Trade event.
Nov 5th, 2013
Activists bring fracking rig to Christy Clark's front lawn
If the Premier is so keen on fracking, it will come to to her doorstep, activists say.
Nov 3rd, 2013
Greenpeace Comes "Home" to Protest a Short-Sighted Pipeline Project
Members of Greenpeace were back in Vancouver today where the famed (infamous?) organization started more than 40 years ago as a small ragtag group of people trying to stop nuclear testing in the...
Oct 16th, 2013