oil and gas

The W.A.C. Bennett Dam on the Peace River

Oil and gas downturns in B.C. and Alberta ease Site C labour force concerns

Alberta's loss is British Columbia's gain as fears of labour shortages for the construction of the massive Site C dam evaporate amid a slump in the oil and gas industry, says a new report released...
Premier Christy Clark tours the Spectra Energy plant in Fort Nelson in 2013

National Energy Board slaps Spectra Energy over safety infractions

One of the biggest issues was Spectra did not have the right trained staff on site.
protest, demonstration, LNG, Woodfibre, Squamish

Summer LNG session a desperate move, say critics

'They threw this Hail Mary pass, it was caught, it landed and now they’re trying to deliver.' — Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver.
Christy Clark, Pope Francis

If the Pope gets climate change, why can't we?

Raffi urges Premier Clark to heed the Pope’s message on climate change.
orcas, killer whales, whales, habitat, LNG, oil spill, pipelines

Mixed reviews for LNG Canada project following environmental green light

Some stakeholders say 'yes,' but environmental groups say 'no.'
Recent Federal Court Decision on Jackpine Mine fires up First Nation

Recent Federal Court Decision on Jackpine Mine fires up First Nation

“Canada essentially did nothing to accommodate or mitigate our Treaty 8 rights,” stated Chief Allan Adam of the ACFN.

Is the Harper legacy one we want to leave for future generations?

The year 2014 was a busy time for the Harper Conservatives, who were quietly dismantling Canada's environmental protections to serve international oil, gas, mining and aquaculture interests. ...

Premier Clark opens her arms to LNG industry at Canada's first international LNG conference

Fifteen First Nations along the Pacific Trails Pipeline signed a benefits agreement with Apache and Shell oil companies worth up to $200 million and received a provincial loan for $32 million.

Premier Clark at LNG conference: BC will not be undersold

Premier Clark’s sense of urgency at the BC Province's LNG conference was similar to that of climate stability advocates – except that hers is for rapid deployment of the LNG industry. This is a...

The Three Musketeers, A Better Life, Martha Marcy May Marlene and four other new films opening this week and next

Alexandre Dumas wouldn’t recognize his classic tale, but The (new) Three Musketeers is campy fun