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 Energy and Resources
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Trumplandia vs. Clarklandia: How BC stands to lose on LNG, lumber and trade

As The Donald remakes America into Trumplandia, the shockwaves will be felt in Clarklandia, as the province formerly known as BC struggles to build an LNG industry and protect its lumber trade.
Photo: Canada2020 / Flickr
US President-Elect Trump (Flickr/Gage Skidmore) and Canadian PM Trudeau (Flickr/Canada 2020) are both big on pipelines
 
 WATER
The Keystone Kops (1914)

BC Hydro’s real debt has grown 1337% under Liberals…Shouldn’t someone call the cops?

Since 2005, under the BC Liberals, BC Hydro has racked up $74 Billion in unjustifiable debt and obligations on the back of the public. Laying out the facts of the case, Rafe Mair asks why no one has gone to jail yet.
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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)