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    From-'Clean-Coal'-to-'Ethical-Oil'--How-propaganda-(actually)-works

    From ‘Clean Coal’ to ‘Ethical Oil’: How propaganda (actually) works

    From "clean coal" to "ethical oil", a new book by Yale Professor Jason Stanley shows that propaganda is far more complex and problematic than simply lying about the facts.


    Suzuki, Phillip lead support for Peace Valley land defenders as Hydro seeks injunction

    David Suzuki and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip will be at the BC Supreme Court in downtown Vancouver Monday morning to speak to media and support the Treaty 8 Stewards of the Land as they face an injunction application by BC Hydr...



    Ex-Hydro CEO: Injunction vs. Site C campers “Fundamentally flawed”

    Former BC Hydro CEO Marc Eliesen has slammed the organization's push to evict farmers and First Nations from Site C protest camp in a court affidavit. Rather than costing Hydro, a delay in construction will only save taxpayers ...


    Trudeau promises climate test for LNG...now will he stick to his word

    Trudeau promises climate test for LNG…now will he stick to his word?

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised a climate test for LNG plants like Petronas's controversial one on Lelu Island. Now, the question is will he follow through?



    Prince Rupert at Risk- LNG tanker safety is the elephant on the water

    Prince Rupert at Risk: LNG tanker danger is the elephant on the water

    Plans for LNG terminals near Prince Rupert break all the big international safety rules, putting lives at risk. But you wouldn't know it listening to the government or industry, says Graeme Pole.


    Tsawwassen LNG plant would harm Treaty 8 First Nations, northeast

    Tsawwassen LNG plant would harm Treaty 8 First Nations, northeast

    A vote by Tsawwassen First Nations for a local LNG plant would not only pollute their own community, argues Keving Washbrook, but it would mean more fracking in Northeast BC and help justify Site C Dam.



    Teen stands her ground after being booted off soccer team for criticizing fish farming sponsor

    Comox teen Freyja Reed is standing her ground after being booted off her soccer team for criticizing its fish farming sponsor, Marine Harvest.


    BC LNG faces growing First Nations opposition

    Chevron says it won’t reroute LNG pipeline around Unist’ot’en blockade

    Chevron is digging in its heels, refusing to reroute its planned Pacific Trail gas pipeline to Kitimat to avoid conflict with the Unist'ot'en Resistance Camp on the Morice River.



    Woodfibre LNG - Public comment period begins for Squamish project

    Woodfibre LNG may have govt’s rubber stamp, but not social license

    The BC Liberal Government may have given Woodfibre LNG its rubber stamp, but the controversial project still lacks social license and federal approval, warns Tracey Saxby.


    Petronas likely to put BC LNG project on hold, says Malaysian business paper

    Malaysian energy giant Petronas is likely to put its planned BC LNG project on hold for years, a business publication from that country is reporting, due to soft LNG prices.