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Lorne Craig's Climate Silence
As the fog lifted on the Peace River Monday morning, it revealed this clearcut island (Donald Hoffmann)

BC Hydro breaks promises in logging eagle’s nest for Site C Dam; May have lacked permits

BC Hydro's clearcut logging this past weekend at the location of the proposed Site C Dam broke promises to care for active eagles' nests and may have lacked federal permits, critics charge.
Location of proposed Site C Dam - slated for imminent clearcutting (photo: Damien Gillis)
Unist'ot'en Camp leader Freda Huson denying access to RCMP on July 15 (Youtube video screen capture/Stimulator)
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