oil industry

Directly Affected: a new film with everything you need to know about B.C.’s pipeline battle

Justin Trudeau faced hecklers in Nanaimo. Rachel Notley and John Horgan are flinging indignant words, threats even, back and forth between Edmonton and Victoria.  A national columnist demands...

Keystone XL cancellation means more oil-by-rail terminals for the Pacific Northwest

In the wake of the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry will look toward opening new rail terminals in the Pacific Northwest, contends a new report. Tracking Emissions: The...

New in Vancouver: Reese Witherspoon in Wild, Exodus, The Overnighters, a good Samaritan’s ordeal

Reese Witherspoon hikes the Pacific Crest Trail in her new film, Wild

Drillers illegally using diesel fuel to frack: report

A new report charges that several oil and gas companies have been illegally using diesel fuel in their hydraulic fracturing operations, and then doctoring records to hide violations of the...
oil pipeline

Landowners on Enbridge pipeline route say risks "imposed" upon them

What rights do landowners have when pipeline companies want access to their property? Not very many, it seems.

Enviro Minister coy about Conservatives' use of American strategists to snag majority, criticizes green charities

Tory environment minister Peter Kent was quick to criticize green foundations, but was coy about Conservative's use of American firms to get elected last May.

A call to transition to a post-oil world

In order to tackle climate change, a transition to the post-oil world is crucial, says Lee Brain, an oil executive's son who opposes the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.

Merran Smith: promoting Canada’s clean energy future

Vancouver’s clean energy advocate says Canada needs to “get in the game”, put a price on pollution and invest in green alternatives.

Koch industries web of influence

Koch spends tens of millions trying to shape federal policies that affect their global business empire. Koch's influence extends beyond the U.S. to Canada and Europe.