Common Sense Canadian
 

    WATER
    As California drought drives up BC food prices...a dam to flood our best farmland

    UBC-led panel tackles water worries, solutions

    Common Sense Canadian publisher Damien Gillis joins a UBC Dialogues panel this Wednesday evening titled "Water Worries: What is the state of our most valuable resource?"


    BC Hydro breaks promises in logging eagle’s nest for Site C Dam; May have lacked permits

    BC Hydro's clearcut logging this past weekend at the location of the proposed Site C Dam broke promises to care for active eagles' nests and may have lacked federal permits, critics charge.



    UBCM calls for delay to Site C construction as clearcutting set to begin

    Despite the UBCM's call for a halt to Site C Dam construction, the island in the Peace River where the project would be located is set to be clearcut any moment now.


    Harper and Clark: Quit goading First Nations with premature LNG, Site C work

    From LNG pipelines to Site C Dam, Stephen Harper and Christy Clark are unnecessarily stoking serious conflict with First Nations. It's time they both grow up.



    BC Hydro rushes to cut down eagles’ nests for Site C Dam, First Nations seek injunction

    Treaty 8 First Nations are seeking an injunction as BC Hydro rushes to cut down a number of Bald Eagles' nests along the Peace River starting next month.


    Rafe: Media let Liberals get away with murder on IPPs, now LNG

    From tens of billions in rip-off private power (IPP) contracts to the latest LNG scandal, the mainstream media somehow let the BC Liberals get away with murder, says Rafe Mair.



    Cowboys and Indians keep gaining powerful allies in Site C Dam battle

    The "Cowboys and Indians" leading the battle against Site C Dam keep gaining powerful allies - including the BCGEU, Metro Vancouver and BC's biggest First Nations group.


    Why British Columbians should get a say on $9 Billion Site C Dam

    With so many groups and individuals opposed to the unnecessary $9 Billion proposed Site C Dam, Premier Clark should give the public a say on the controversial project, says Roy Hales.



    Island communities could run out of water by August

    With only enough water to last until August, several Vancouver Island communities have moved to level 3 and 4 water restrictions.


    Peaceful Paddle lands Site C opponents on terrorist watch list

    This year's Paddle for the Peace has landed its organizers and Site C Dam opponents on a federal terrorist watch list, despite a decade of peaceful events under their belts.