BC Minister Bennett's Visit Fails to Ease Alaskans' Mining Concerns

Downstream salmon advocates renew call for international mine review.

By Judith Lavoie, 29 Aug 2015


LNG Project Would Affect 'Grand Central Station' for Salmon, Researchers Say

Science letter asks gov, industry to acknowledge 'full impacts' of BC project.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Aug 2015


Enviro Assessment Review for Proposed $1.7-Billion LNG Plant Resumes

Woodfibre LNG approved to continue process after 40-day delay.

By Bob Mackin, 12 Aug 2015


The Earth's Battery Is Running Low

We've drained our planet's stored energy, scientists say, with no rechargeable plug in sight.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 10 Aug 2015


Petronas's Silence on BC LNG Act Sends Disquieting Signal

Busy passing project terms, BC forgot to check on events abroad.

By Ng Weng Hoong, 4 Aug 2015


'Perfect Storm' Engulfing Canada's Economy Perfectly Predictable

Years ago Andrew Nikiforuk, citing experts, warned where Stephen Harper's priorities would lead us.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 3 Aug 2015


As Site C Breaks Ground, Linked Union Declares Opposition

BCGEU cites First Nation infringement and loss of habitat in motion against controversial dam.

By Andrew MacLeod, 1 Aug 2015


Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

Lessons for BC, Alberta in new Stanford report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 27 Jul 2015


BC's Gas Export Hopes Face 'Scandal that Ate Malaysia'

Asian nation's PM, key to $36 billion LNG bid by Petronas, in corruption probe.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Jul 2015


Nine LNG Questions for British Columbians to Ask Their Politicians

Pressing queries in light of high-stakes Petronas agreement just passed.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Jul 2015


Fracking Industry Has Changed Earthquake Patterns in Northeast BC

Impact on groundwater and migrating gases mostly unknown, critics say. A special report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Jul 2015


BC LNG Deal Lets Petronas off Hook for Two Kinds of Emissions

Carbon 'free pass' imperils BC's climate targets, say critics.

By Carol Linnitt, 17 Jul 2015


Just How Bad Is BC's LNG Deal with Petronas?

This is a massive privatization of a public resource. And for what? Let's tally it up.

By Marc Lee, 14 Jul 2015


Flotilla Protesters Buoyed by Delay to $1.7 Billion LNG Plant

Woodfibre LNG puts enviro review on pause to address Squamish Nation concerns.

By Bob Mackin, 13 Jul 2015


This Election's about Canada's Frighteningly Near Future

Where will we be in less than a generation? The trends are alarming.

By Ian Gill, 1 Jul 2015


Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case

Jessica Ernst's charter claim hearing slated for 2016.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 1 Jul 2015


More Industry Linked Earthquakes Recorded in Alberta

New seismic reporting system 'a good start' but 'not foolproof,' says hazard expert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jun 2015


Scientists Call for Moratorium on New Oilsands Development

Consensus not an attack on Alberta, but an argument for 'Plan B,' signatories say.

By Crawford Kilian, 10 Jun 2015


US Federal Report Confirms Water Pollution by Fracking

Based on limited data, EPA study finds no 'widespread' impacts.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Jun 2015


Natural Gas Ministry Responds to Report Critical of LNG Prospects

Analyst David Hughes found BC gas reserves inflated, revenues overstated.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Jun 2015