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Opinion: Now is the time for a Canada-British Columbia Coastal Maritime Board

British Columbia coastal residents have a pressing need for greater control as to how the federal government decides on approvals for natural resource export. We have seen in recent years, the loss...

B.C. First Nations laud Trudeau’s tanker moratorium

British Columbia's northern Pacific coast is set to remain a pristine wilderness, but a tanker ban may not be as easy as it seems for Justin Trudeau.
Stephen Harper. Canadian Press photo

Harper support buckles in B.C.

'Even in areas where the Conservatives are doing well, there’s this concern about the environment.' — Mario Canseco, Insights West

NDP introduces bill to ban oil tankers from northern B.C. coast

NDP MP Nathan Cullen introduced a bill designed to stop the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, a 1,100 kilometre pipeline proposal that would carry 535,000 barrels of diluted bitumen across British...

Mayor urges Council to support intervening with National Energy Board on oil tanker traffic expansion

City staff reports Burrard Inlet not ready for Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

A Board of Change panel "Oil Tankers and Pipelines: Good Business or Impending Disaster?"

Local social enterprise group Board of Change is hosting a panel to discuss the pros and cons of oil tanker traffic and pipelines through the Burrard inlet and up BC's coast. Do the economic...

Master Mariner responds to Comox Captain’s Enbridge pipeline critique

A West Vancouver mariner shares his response to Captain Mal Walsh’s letter, which previously described Enbridge’s tanker plans as a “train wreck waiting to happen”.

Enbridge shareholder meeting protest #FreedomTrain

After a cross-Canada tour, the Yinka Dene Alliance joins hundreds of supporters in Toronto for the final Freedom Train protest. We're keeping up with the action via Twitter.

Freedom Train arrives in Toronto ready to storm Enbridge AGM

First Nations and supporters from across Canada are gearing up to bring their pipeline and tanker concerns to Enbridge’s annual shareholders meeting.

Northern BC oil spill: Coast Guard's alleged 'gone fishing' response sparks outrage

Coast Guard staff sent to assess a Northern BC oil spill were caught on video fishing from their boat—a response the Gitga'at Nation says is "disgraceful".