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    New video shows serious dangers posed by LNG tankers

    A new, short video illustrates in vivid detail the dangers posed by plans to run LNG tankers through narrow, densely populated coastal waterways in places like Howe Sound, Saanich Inlet, Prince Rupert and Kitimat.


    The NDP's only shot at winning in BC: Embrace the NEW ECONOMY

    The NDP’s only shot at winning in BC: Embrace the NEW ECONOMY

    The NDP has one slim chance of winning the next BC election: Embracing the "New Economy" - creating healthy, sustainable jobs vs. the Liberals' old, bankrupt ideas of LNG and big dams.



    By backing LNG, the Horgan NDP lost the election before it began

    Rafe: By backing LNG, the Horgan NDP lost election before it began

    In backing the Liberals' LNG vision, John Horgan and the BCNDP made a fatal mistake, argues Rafe Mair. Had they done their job in opposition, they would now be poised to take down the government over its failed policies - inste...


    Asian LNG prices set to tumble further

    Asian LNG prices set to tumble further to $4-5/unit – far below break-even point for BC gas

    Asian LNG prices are set to continue their slide to well below the break-even point for BC exports. Leading analysts see them dropping to the $4-5/unit range over 2016-2017, chilling BC LNG hopes.



    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.


    Fracking, Site C and the mystery of Hudson's Hope water contamination

    Fracking, Site C and the mystery of Hudson’s Hope water contamination

    Why fracking may have caused serious water contamination near Hudson's Hope...and if it didn't, it spells big trouble for Site C Dam.



    Northern First Nations band together to block Petronas' LNG plans

    Northern First Nations band together to block Petronas’ LNG plans

    Conflict over northern LNG development continues heasting up, as several First Nations groups band together to block early work by contractors for Petronas' Lelu Island terminal.


    Nexen loses fracking water licence in Fort Nelson First Nation appeal

    The Fort Nelson First Nation has won its bid to strip Nexen of a water licence for 2.5 billion litres a year of fresh water for its fracking operations in northeast BC - a potentially precedent-setting case.



    BC's biggest fracking quake yet? 4.6 felt by residents north of Fort St. John

    BC’s biggest fracking quake yet? 4.6 felt by residents north of Fort St. John

    Fracking-related earthquakes are growing in strength and number in northeast BC, as the biggest seismic event yet, a 4.6 quake north of Fort St. John, demonstrates.


    BCIT demands LNG lobby drop falsely used name from “partner” list

    Rafe catches LNG lobby Resource Works at it again - this time falsely claiming BCIT as a partner. The respected educational institute has since demanded its name and logo removed from RW's website.