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Rafe: Site C Dam shows how broken our democracy is

Our democracy is officially broken, says Rafe Mair. If you don't believe it, just look at the massively unpopular, multi-billion-dollar boondoggle that is Site C Dam and how our elected leaders have championed it over the publi...
Members of the Treat 8 "Justice for the Peace" Caravan (Photo: Gary McNutt)
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 Oceans
Deadly Norwegian disease found in BC's farmed salmon

Deadly Norwegian disease found in BC’s farmed salmon is a game-changer

The discovery of a deadly Norwegian disease in BC-raised farmed salmon is a game-changer, says Ray Grigg, especially since it could spread to wild salmon.
Juvenile salmon at Flora Bank, where a controversial LNG terminal is proposed (Tavish Campbell)
A BC sockeye salmon spawning (Stan Probocsz/Watershed Watch)
 
 Climate Change
Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna with BC Premier Christy Clark (right) announcing her government's approval of PNWLNG (Province of BC/Flickr)

Rafe: With LNG approval, Trudeau govt shows true colours…but we shouldn’t be suprised

British Columbians have every reason to be mad at the Trudeau government's approval of PNWLNG - but no reason to be surprised, says Rafe Mair. It's been all downhill since those bold promises on the campaign trail and in Paris.
Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna gets failing report card
Christy Clark promotes "Clean LNG" at Vancouver conference last year (David P. Ball)