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    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.


    Suzuki- Constitutional right to healthy environment gaining traction

    Suzuki: Constitutional right to healthy environment gaining traction

    With David Suzuki's sold-out Blue Dot Tour nearing its conclusion and a new bill tabled in Parliament, the right to a healthy environment is picking up steam



    Justin Trudeau continues Liberal greenwash legacy- Former govt insider

    Justin Trudeau continues Liberal greenwash legacy: Ex-govt insider

    Justin Trudeau is following the Liberal Party's long pattern of doing nothing to combat climate change, says a former federal government insider.


    Team Harper should rack a win at climate negotiations...if they're smart

    Harper govt gets failing grade on environmental record: federal watchdog

    A new federal audit gives the Harper government a failing grade on everything from climate action and environmental monitoring to Arctic policy.