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    Citizens line the Sea to Sky Highway to protest Woodfibre LNG (My Sea to Sky)

    Rafe: In absence of political leadership, public and First Nations stepping up

    Given our useless MPs and MLAs and governments and industry deaf to the public and environment, it's citizens and First Nations who are taking the lead, says Rafe Mair.


    Rafe- Notley should change electoral system following Alberta NDP win

    Rafe: Notley should change electoral system following Alberta NDP win…no, seriously

    Following an unexpected win in Alberta, Rafe Mair has some unconventional advice for Premier-elect Rachel Notley...like changing the province's electoral system.



    Harper, BC Tory MPs have oil on their hands from English Bay spill

    Harper, BC Tory MPs have oil on their hands from English Bay spill

    Despite protesting its innocence, the Harper government has oil on its hands from the recent English Bay spill, thanks to funding cuts and a cavalier attitude about tanker safety, says Rafe Mair.


    84 year-old retried librarian Barbara Grant getting arrested at Burnaby Mountain (Burnaby Mountain Updates/facebook)

    Suzuki: Bill C-51 could treat fossil fuel critics like terrorists

    Canada's proposed Bill C-51 anti-terrorism law could be used to target environmentalists, First Nations and citizens critical of fossil fuels, warns David Suzuki.



    The Grinch who stole Climate Christmas

    The Grinch who stole Climate Christmas

    Ray Grigg on why Stephen Harper is the Grinch who stole Climate Christmas.


    Rafe- NDP Opposition should try some actual opposing

    Rafe: NDP Opposition should try some actual opposing

    John Horgan and the BCNDP have forgotten their job as the Official Opposition: Opposing the Government - whether LNG, Site C Dam or important matters of environmental and fiscal policy.



    The environment IS the economy says Tory MP Weston

    “The environment IS the economy” says Tory MP Weston…Really?

    Rafe Mair takes his Conservative MP John Weston to task over pushing for LNG in Howe Sound and pretending to care about the environment.


    MP James Moore being interviewed by CBC's Chris Hall (Photo: James Moore/Twitter)

    Harper govt backing away from pipeline support?

    Surprising recent comments from Industry Minister James Moore appear to distance the Harper government from the embattled pipeline industry.



    Harper- It's Crazy to apply climate laws to oil and gas industry

    Harper: It’s “Crazy” to apply climate laws to oil and gas industry

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called it "crazy economic policy" to apply climate regulations to the oil and gas sector.


    Latest Harper Omnibus bill guts environmental laws for coal, LNG ports

    Latest Harper Omnibus bill guts regulations for coal, LNG ports

    The latest Harper omnibus budget bill would exempt ports from federal environmental protections, leaving coal and LNG exporters to self-regulate, legal experts warn.