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 Energy and Resources
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.
Why privacy matters in this Canadian election
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 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
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)
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