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Lorne Craig's Climate Silence
 
 Energy and Resources
NDP, Green candidates oppose Woodfibre LNG outright; Liberal and Tory are different story

NDP, Green candidates oppose Woodfibre LNG outright; Liberal and Tory are different story

Local NDP and Green candidates steadfastly oppose the Woodfibre LNG project, according to a recent survey, while the Liberal candidate has a list of conditions and Tory MP John Weston remains in favour.
Unist'ot'en Camp leader Freda Huson denying access to RCMP on July 15 (Youtube video screen capture/Stimulator)
Why privacy matters in this Canadian election
 
 WATER
Unist'ot'en Camp leader Freda Huson denying access to RCMP on July 15 (Youtube video screen capture/Stimulator)

Harper and Clark: Quit goading First Nations with premature LNG, Site C work

From LNG pipelines to Site C Dam, Stephen Harper and Christy Clark are unnecessarily stoking serious conflict with First Nations. It's time they both grow up.
Donald Hoffmann photo
Construction of a private power project on the Ashlu River (Photo: Range Life)
 
 Oceans
An existing BC salmon farm (Damien Gillis)

Liberal govt issues 4 new salmon farm tenures on eve of BC Day

On the eve of BC Day, the Liberal government quietly issued four new open net pen salmon farm tenures to Norwegian companies, riling upstream First Nations and citizens opposing the industry's expansion.
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)
Federal court ruling threatens salmon farming industry's bottom line
 
 Climate Change
Burning: A summer of fire, smoke, ash and change

Burning: A summer of fire, smoke, ash and change

Ray Grigg reflects on a historically hot summer that saw wildfires rip through BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Alaska - a sign of our changing climate.
The sun at 10:30 am. July 5, on Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island – Roy L Hales photo
Pope Francis (Catholic Church of England / Flickr)