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    Mount Polley and the problem with de-regulation

    Why not enough ‘red tape’ = too much red ink: Mount Polley and the problem with de-regulation

    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.


    Rafe- Bennett should resign over Mount Polley

    Rafe: Why Bennett should resign over Mount Polley

    By shirking government accountability, new Mount Polley inquiries miss the point, says Rafe Mair. "Minister Bennett ought to have instantly resigned."



    David Suzuki: Leaders must put people before politics

    David Suzuki: Leaders must put people before politics

    "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 fires back at Kinder Morgan with constitutional challenge

    Burnaby fires back at Kinder Morgan with constitutional challenge

    Burnaby council is launching a constitutional challenge over pipeline builder Kinder Morgan's attempt to force its way onto Burnaby Mountain.



    Mount Polley owner donated half a million dollars to Liberals, gets easy ride from Minister Bennett

    Mount Polley owner donated half a million dollars to Liberals, gets easy ride from Bennett

    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?


    Rafe- Mount Polley Mine proves Liberal de-regulation doesn't work

    Rafe: Mount Polley Mine proves Liberal “de-regulation” doesn’t work

    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."



    Examining the BC Liberal Government's real fiscal record

    Examining the BC Liberal Government’s real fiscal record

    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.


    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.