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Western Canada

Teen stands her ground after being booted off soccer team for criticizing fish farming sponsor

Comox teen Freyja Reed is standing her ground after being booted off her soccer team for criticizing its fish farming sponsor, Marine Harvest.

BC LNG faces growing First Nations opposition

Chevron says it won’t reroute LNG pipeline around Unist’ot’en blockade

Chevron is digging in its heels, refusing to reroute its planned Pacific Trail gas pipeline to Kitimat to avoid conflict with the Unist'ot'en Resistance Camp on the Morice River.

Nexen loses fracking water licence in Fort Nelson First Nation appeal

The Fort Nelson First Nation has won its bid to strip Nexen of a water licence for 2.5 billion litres a year of fresh water for its fracking operations in northeast BC - a potentially precedent-setting case.

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.

Kinder Morgan bills customers for pipeline application

Major energy worker union opposes Kinder Morgan pipeline

Unifor, a major Canadian union which represents energy workers, is opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, calling it "all risk and no gain for British Columbians."

Gitxsan members to block LNG meeting

Grassroots Gitxsan members and hereditary chiefs plan to block a pro-LNG info session tomorrow.