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    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.



    Rafe- Tories will win in 2015 on Iraq position; what does that mean for Canada, environment

    Rafe: Tories will win in 2015 on Iraq position; what does that mean for Canada, environment?

    Rafe Mair predicts a Tory victory in 2015, bringing more of the same disrespect for the public and environment. That's why we need to be prepared to engage in civil disobedience.


    Christy Clark should try being more leader, less cheerleader

    Rafe: Christy Clark should try being more leader, less cheerleader

    From overblown promises on LNG to downplaying the Mount Polley disaster, BC Premier Christy Clark is more cheerleader than leader, says Rafe Mair.



    Harper signing off on FIPA trade deal before trip to China

    Harper to sign off on FIPA trade deal before trip to China

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper will finally sign off on the controversial FIPA trade deal today, sources say, in advance of an upcoming trip to China.


    Christy Clark- Govt ready to embrace Tsilhqot'in case

    Christy Clark: Govt ready to embrace Tsilhqot’in case, Aboriginal title – Chiefs cautiously optimistic

    Video of the historic meeting between the premier of BC and First Nations leaders - featuring Christy Clark, Tsilhqot'in Chief Roger William and Grand Chiefs Ed John and Stewart Phillip.