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    Can environmentalism be liberated from partisan politics

    Can environmentalism be liberated from partisan politics?

    Green politics and "environmentalism" have been contorted into serving big industrial interests, says Kevin Logan, who offers democratic reforms to solve the problem.


    Under Liberals, big projects often double in cost

    Under BC Liberals, big projects often double in cost…Why would Site C Dam be any different?

    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?



    BC govt, City of Vancouver-Kinder Morgan dodging pipeline questions

    BC govt, City of Vancouver: Kinder Morgan dodging pipeline questions

    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.


    Is Harper setting up BC govt to reject Northern Gateway

    Is Harper setting up BC govt to reject Northern Gateway?

    Knowing the political and legal mountains Enbridge faces, is Stephen Harper looking to save face by letting the BC government reject Northern Gateway?



    Liberal govt hubris handed Tsilhqot'in First Nation bigger legal victory

    Liberal govt hubris handed Tsilhqot’in Nation bigger legal victory

    In choosing to appeal the Tsilhqot'in First Nation's BC Supreme Court victory, the BC Liberal government shot itself in the foot, big time.


    New Quebec government choosing fossil fuels over green jobs

    New Quebec government choosing fossil fuels over green jobs

    Despite the clear benefits of investing in the green economy, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is doubling down on resource development, reviving Plan nord and rolling back fracking restrictions.



    Economists aren't buying Tim Hudak's Million Jobs Plan

    Economists aren’t buying Tim Hudak’s Million Jobs Plan

    A growing chorus of economists says Tim Hudak vastly inflated the number of jobs his signature Million Jobs Plan would create, based on an arithmetic error with his own data.


    Pro-Keystone XL bill stalls in Senate

    Pro-Keystone XL pipeline bill stalls in Senate

    Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline conceded Thursday they lack the 60 votes for a bill that would push the project forward.



    National Post-Keystone spoiled Canada-US 'special relationship'

    National Post: How Keystone XL spoiled Canada-US ‘special relationship’

    Barack Obama's waffling on the Keystone XL Pipeline has clashed with Stephen Harper's rigid insistence on the project, souring the Canada-US 'special relationship'.


    First Nations show Nancy Greene Raine, Harper govt positive alternative to open net fish farms

    First Nations show Nancy Greene, Harper govt positive alternative to open net fish farms

    Rather than calling to expand open net pen salmon farms, Senator Nancy Greene Raine should look to healthier alternatives, like a new on-land, closed-containment operation, says DC Reid.