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Your numerology cycles February 1–15

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B.C. government, Pacific NorthWest LNG reject reports of Petronas project delay

Federal election and environmental approval are the only wild cards holding up a proposed $36-billion liquefied natural gas plant, says minister.
Tribal leader Liz Logan

Northern B.C. Indigenous leaders speak in unified voice for 'fair' consultation

Fort Nelson First Nation teams up with other Indigenous groups against BC's provincial government, citing damage wrought by oil and gas development on their lands.
Energy, Alternative energy, Fossil fuel markets, green energy, Climate change

21st century cage match: cleantech bulls vs. climate bears

Techno-optimists believe innovation can push through any limit — when one thing gets scarce, we’ll replace it with something else. Eco-pessimists point to the unforgiving math of a growing economy (...

Linda Solomon Wood to helm Canada's new online newspaper

“National Observer will focus on energy and the environment —at the intersection of business, politics and technology—and bring it to the next level.”

Act on Climate March draws 25,000 to Quebec streets

Over 25,000 people are marching in Quebec City right now to call upon Canadian premiers to act on climate change, in advance of the climate talks on April 14.  "That means no new tar...

Electricity: you don’t know what you’ve got 'til it’s gone

As the climate crisis nears, if cities haven’t diversified and decentralised the electricity grid, we could end up with serious disruptions to our lives and our livelihoods.

After Keystone XL protest and arrest, Daryl Hannah praises Canada's "brave" struggle

In an exclusive interview with the Vancouver Observer, Kill Bill actor Daryl Hannah said that despite her arrest, she won't back down.

What To Expect When You're Expecting: BC Hydro's tips on how to prepare for a power outage

Vancouver's wintry weather might be slowing down commutes, but, according to BC Hydro press release, there might be a bigger problem to worry about: a blackout, like in Richmond on Wednesday...

BC Premier Christy Clark hits the road to push mystery jobs plan

It's not clear what she'll do as economy shrinks and job growth sputters, but she's hinting at skills training, resource development and Asia Pacific trade.