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Lorne Craig's Climate Silence
 Energy and Resources
BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong announcing BC's LNG Project Development Agreement (BC Gov. Flickr)

Malaysian paper claims Petronas ready for Sept. construction start on BC LNG plant

Construction on Petronas' BC LNG plant could begin as soon as September, claims a Malaysian paper reporting on BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong's visit to the country.
pr flack guide to lng
Citizens on Burnaby Mountain the day Kinder Morgan's injunction was read out (Mark Klotz/Flickr)

Cowboys and Indians keep gaining powerful allies in Site C Dam battle

The "Cowboys and Indians" leading the battle against Site C Dam keep gaining powerful allies - including the BCGEU, Metro Vancouver and BC's biggest First Nations group.
Part of the 80 km stretch of the Peace Valley that would be flooded by Site C Dam (Photo: Garth Lenz)
Parksville gold course (BC govt/Flickr)
Former Council of the Haida Nation President Guujaaw (left) and Heiltsuk resource management director Kelly Brown at last week's Peace Treaty celebration (Damien Gillis)

Heiltsuk, Haida, Nuu-chah-nulth join forces to protect herring

Three powerful coastal First Nations - the Heiltsuk, Haida and Nuu-chah-nulth - are banding together to protect Pacific herring, a marine resource integral to all of their cultures.
Federal court ruling threatens salmon farming industry's bottom line
 Climate Change
The sun at 10:30 am. July 5, on Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island – Roy L Hales photo

BC Wildfires: Climate Change in action?

BC's annual firefighting budget is already spent. Washington, Oregon and Alaska are breaking records for forest fires. Is this climate change we're witnessing at work? Roy Hales investigates.
Pope Francis (Catholic Church of England / Flickr)