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    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?


    Filmmaker exploring new vision for forestry with video series

    Filmmaker Daniel J. Pierce has spent four years documenting a cutting-edge, new vision for forestry in BC, grown from the ground up by community partnerships. He is currently crowdfunding to finish his series.



    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.



    South Australia blazes trail for renewable energy

    South Australia blazes trail for renewable energy

    South Australia is leading the way on renewable energy, with 40% of its electricity coming from wind and solar - yet the country remains caught between competing pressures of climate change and the fossil fuel economy, explains...


    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.



    Engineers- Tanker risks from Kinder Morgan expansion being ignored

    Engineers: Tanker risks from Kinder Morgan expansion being ignored

    The unacceptable risks from a tanker accident associated with Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion are being ignored, says a group of fossil fuel infrastructure engineers.


    Longtime Lions Bay Mayor: LNG is plain dirty, violates Canada’s climate commitments

    LNG is dirty, plain and simple, charges former Lions Bay Mayor Brenda Broughton. She slams both the Trudeau and Clark governments for jeopardizing Canada's climate commitments by ignoring or cherry-picking the science, and main...



    Trudeau abandons green election promises, lacks real climate plan

    Many of Justin Trudeau's green election promises are quickly falling by the wayside, with pipelines moving forward, unsolved regulatory problems, cuts to clean tech funding, and a lack of vision for addressing climate change an...


    Rafe to Justin: Kinder Morgan approval makes mockery of democracy

    Rafe Mair calls out Justin Trudeau on Kinder Morgan and the mockery its approval makes of our democracy. "What right does parliament have to expose our lands, parks and waters to the certain destruction that will come from toxi...