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    So much for “World Class” spill response, as Bella Bella, Saskatchewan incidents show

    So much for the "world class" spill response we keep hearing about, says David Suzuki, as the recent Husky Oil and Bella Bella fuel spills remind us.


    Central Coast diesel spill response slow, ineffective, serious damage done: Heiltsuk

    Contrary to PR spin, the response to a recent diesel spill on the central coast was slow and ineffective, say Heiltsuk officials, leading to serious contamination of important shellfish sites.



    Heiltsuk call for tanker ban to include fuel barges amid ongoing leak in Great Bear Sea

    As fuel leaks into the Great Bear Sea from a sunken tug towing 10,000 tonne fuel barge the Nathan E. Stewart, local Heiltsuk leaders are calling for a proposed North Coast tanker ban to be implemented quickly - and to include f...


    Pipelines being driven by private equity firms through ratings agency they now own

    Award-winning author Joyce Nelson explains how big private equity firms are using Canada's ratings agency, which they recently bought, to scare us into building pipelines which will directly benefit them - while ex-Alberta Prem...



    Rafe: With LNG approval, Trudeau govt shows true colours…but we shouldn’t be suprised

    British Columbians have every reason to be mad at the Trudeau government's approval of PNWLNG - but no reason to be surprised, says Rafe Mair. It's been all downhill since those bold promises on the campaign trail and in Paris.


    Opinion: Environment & Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna gets failing report card

    Minister Catherine McKenna and the Trudeau govt made big promises to tackle climate change but their real record gets a failing grade from Dr. Eoin Finn - especially if they OK PNWLNG and Kinder Morgan.



    Electric Vehicles are set to take off…so why is Trudeau still pushing pipelines?

    Electric vehicle sales are set to explode - thanks to massive investment from car makers and new regs - which will keep driving down demand for oil. So why is the Trudeau govt still pushing pipelines?


    Trudeau’s strange non-battle with fossil fuels (and Site C rubber stamp)

    Approving Woodfibre LNG, pushing oil pipelines, issuing permits for Site C Dam...it's all a far cry from the campaign promises Justin Trudeau made to be a climate leader and respect First Nations, says Rafe Mair.



    Cost-cutting trumps safety at Woodfibre LNG

    Woodfibre LNG's purchase of a pair of nearly 40-year-old LNG tankers to use as floating storage tanks in Howe Sound shows they are willing to trade safety for cost savings, says Eoin Finn.


    DFO uses stealth to open herring fishery despite First Nations ban

    Heiltsuk Nation: Trudeau should respect court and end Enbridge pipeline

    With the Federal Court of Appeal overturning Enbridge's pipeline approval, Prime Minister Trudeau should now pull the plug on the project, once and for all, say Heiltsuk Nation leaders.