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BC's dirty climate secret
“We can fool ourselves, but we can’t fool the atmosphere.” — Sierra Club BC Science Advisor Dr. Colin Campbell.
Oct 15th, 2012
BC to open new trade and investment office in Hong Kong
Christy Clark emphasizes increased trade with Asia on her third trip to the region.
Sep 10th, 2012
BC Finance Minister Kevin Falcon resigns: Bond to step in
Kevin Falcon has resigned as BC's finance minister, saying he won't be running in the May 2013 provincial election. He cited personal and professional reasons for his decision. Premier...
Aug 29th, 2012
Would an oil spill in British Columbia be good for Canada?
Pipeline boosters say it’s in the ‘national interest,’ but is an oil spill in Great Bear Rainforest or BC really good for Canada?
Aug 8th, 2012
Enbridge Northern Gateway poses “a very large risk” to BC for “very small” benefit, says Premier Christy Clark
Premier Christy Clark has finally come out with her long-awaited position on the controversial Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal.
Jul 20th, 2012
Clark remains neutral on Enbridge pipeline despite NDP call to oppose
Premier says the government will remain neutral on the Enbridge pipeline despite NDP calls to oppose it after a U.S. agency's report slammed the company's response to the 2010 Michigan spill.
Jul 12th, 2012
BC Premier Christy Clark not working hard enough for LNG fracking, energy expert says
At the Canadian Oil and Gas Export in Vancouver, a gas expert harshly criticized Premier Clark's "slow and archaic" government and said she should hire new staff.
Jun 3rd, 2012
Voters Taking Action on Climate Change photo shoot tackles pipelines and tankers
A huge crowd gathered for the photo shoot for an ad urging Premier Clark to protect the BC coast.
Jun 1st, 2012
Job creation ideas for Prime Minister Harper and Premier Clark
Stephen Harper and Christy Clark, take note: here are 14 simple ideas for job creation that will get the province moving again.
Mar 20th, 2012
Harper’s Canada: A local and provincial politics fact sheet
Fourth in a series documenting key events and issues in Canadian politics. Here’s a look at how Conservative policies are affecting change at the local and provincial level.
Mar 9th, 2012