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    Kinder Morgan Bait & Switch: Backdoor pipeline to Washington State refineries could save Trans Mountain Expansion

    Could a backdoor route to Washington State refineries be the real endgame for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion? Joyce Nelson reveals troubling details behind Governor Jay Inslee's opposition to the Kinder Morgan project an...

    Aboriginal title claim threatens renewal of BC salmon farm tenures

    The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation's claim of Aboriginal title, filed today at the BC Supreme Court, threatens the future of some open net pen Atlantic salmon farms as their licences are set to expire.

    Why I got arrested for blocking Kinder Morgan

    Vancouver writer and activist Kyle Farquharson explains his decision to get arrested for blocking Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion, asking, "How can an enterprise serve Canada’s 'national interest' while undermining the bes...

    Canada backs foreign investor rights to protect mining sector: Book

    The Trudeau government continues to champion foreign investor rights – even when they cost taxpayers millions and threaten environmental values – because such trade clauses are essential for Canada's controversial mining se...

    Film explores rare primeval forest and plan to save it from logging

    Now available online, "Primeval: Enter the Incomappleux" takes audiences deep into one of the world's last stretches of untouched, ancient, temperate rainforest and discusses a plan to protect it from logging.

    What is John Horgan thinking on LNG?!

    John Horgan's LNG framework is even more delusional than the one he inherited from Christy Clark, argues Damien Gillis.

    On Energy & First Nations, politicians want to have their cake and eat it too

    Building pipelines is necessary for fighting climate change. We can respect First Nations while violating their least according to Canada's political leaders, who want to have their cake and eat it too.

    Horgan’s right on Kinder Morgan, even if he got Site C wrong

    John Horgan may have got Site C Dam wrong, but he deserves kudos for standing up for British Columbians and our environment against the threats posed by Kinder Morgan, says Damien Gillis.

    Former TD Bank Comptroller: Site C Dam too costly, unnecessary

    Swain: Building Site C would harm BC’s credit rating; cancelling it would not

    Building Site C Dam would harm BC's credit rating, says the head of the Joint Review panel into the controversial $10-12.5 Billion project, whereas cancelling it would be a "huge relief" to credit rating agencies. "No downgrade...

    Caught on camera: More blood water from Tofino farmed salmon processing plant

    More blood water has been captured billowing into UNESCO biosphere reserve Clayoquot Sound from the outfall pipe of a Tofino salmon farming processing plant.