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Lorne Craig's Climate Silence
 Energy and Resources
Screen capture of Brent Stafford and his Regulator Watch program from The Province website

How Postmedia climbed in bed with the LNG lobby and a PR flack

Rafe Mair describes how Canada's biggest newspaper chain, Postmedia, got in bed with an LNG lobby group and PR flack posing as a journalist.
Why Rafe Mair gave Sun and Province a stay of execution
Lelu Island and Flora Bank (foreground) - site of controversial proposed LNG plant (Skeena Watershed Conservation Soc.)
As California drought drives up BC food prices...a dam to flood our best farmland

UBC-led panel tackles water worries, solutions

Common Sense Canadian publisher Damien Gillis joins a UBC Dialogues panel this Wednesday evening titled "Water Worries: What is the state of our most valuable resource?"
As the fog lifted on the Peace River Monday morning, it revealed this clearcut island (Donald Hoffmann)
Location of proposed Site C Dam - slated for imminent clearcutting (photo: Damien Gillis)
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
Suzuki- Volkswagen cheated climate, people's health

Suzuki: Volkswagen cheated climate, people’s health

Volkswagen's cheating on vehicle emissions dumped a million extra tonnes of pollution a year into the air and made more people sick, says David Suzuki - the latest wake-up call about the dangers of car culture.
Burning: A summer of fire, smoke, ash and change
The sun at 10:30 am. July 5, on Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island – Roy L Hales photo