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Lorne Craig's Climate Silence
 Energy and Resources
Photo: David Lavallee

To the Ends of the Earth: Filmmaker One-on-One

Filmmakers David Lavallee and Damien Gillis discuss everything from fracking and arctic drilling to dealing with CSIS and running a crowdfunder, which Lavallee is doing to finish his latest project, "To the Ends of the Earth".
A storage pond in northeast BC containing fracking fluids (Image: Two Island Films)
Resource Works Executive Director Stewart Muir (Credit: Resource Works - Flickr  CC licence)
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip is among the BC First Nations leaders demanding a halt to Site C Construction (Damien Gillis)

Halt Site C construction until courts have ruled, First Nations demand

BC's top First Nations leaders are demanding that BC Hydro halt plans to start construction on Site C Dam until the courts have ruled on multiple lawsuits currently underway.
The 3-member NEB Joint Review Panel for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline (Damien Gillis)
Justice for the Peace- Site C Dam goes to court
Federal court ruling threatens salmon farming industry's bottom line

Federal court ruling threatens bottom line for salmon farms

A federal court ruling blocking the transport of virulent smolts poses a serious threat to the 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)