CFAX 1070's Ian Jessop interviews Damien Gillis on the Mount Polley mine disaster and consequences of the BC Liberals' de-regulation policy on the environment and economy.
By shirking government accountability, new Mount Polley inquiries miss the point, says Rafe Mair. "Minister Bennett ought to have instantly resigned."
"Our elected leaders should have a vision that extends beyond the next election and the latest Dow Jones average — to our children and grandchildren," says David Suzuki
Burnaby council is launching a constitutional challenge over pipeline builder Kinder Morgan's attempt to force its way onto Burnaby Mountain.
Why is Mount Polley Mine's owner Imperial Metals getting such an easy ride from Minister Bill Bennett? Could it be because its biggest shareholder donated half a million dollars to the BC Liberals?
The Mount Polley Disaster proves that corporations can't be left to police themselves, say Rafe Mair. "This is a colossal screwup by the BC Liberal government."
From the $3.3 Billion Port Mann Bridge to a stadium roof that ballooned to over 500% of initial estimates, Damien Gillis and CFAX's Ian Jessop discuss the BC Liberal government's real fiscal record.
Green politics and "environmentalism" have been contorted into serving big industrial interests, says Kevin Logan, who offers democratic reforms to solve the problem.
While the fast ferries scandal sank the NDP, the BC Liberals boast a much bigger list of fiscal fiascos...Why would the projected $8 Billion Site C Dam be any different?
Kinder Morgan has failed to answer many questions about its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, charge a chorus of critics that includes the BC governmentt and city of Vancouver.