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Environment

opinion

Trudeau, More Dangerous to Environment than Harper?

I suggested it three and a half years ago. Still waiting to be proven wrong.

By Damien Gillis, 2 Dec 2016


presents

Why Land Use in Mining Is Key to Reconciliation

Fair Mining Collaborative helps First Nations ensure rights, interests protected at every stage of projects.

By Tyee Staff, 2 Dec 2016


opinion

Climate Change, Not Spills, the Real Kinder Morgan Disaster

Trudeau’s Orwellian pipeline approval ignores looming threat to our grandchildren.

By Crawford Kilian, 30 Nov 2016


opinion

Trudeau Just Sacrificed BC for Big Oil

First Nations are owed so much more, and he will soon find that out.

By Judith Sayers, 29 Nov 2016


news

Trudeau Gov’t Approves Two Major Pipeline Projects, Vows Tanker Ban

On Kinder Morgan, PM says: ‘If I thought this project was unsafe for the B.C. coast, I would reject it.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 29 Nov 2016


news

Libs and NDP Won’t Stand Up to Forestry Donor, BC Greens Imply in Fundraiser Pitch

New Dems’ president fires back, says party fights for industry jobs.

By Andrew MacLeod, 29 Nov 2016


culture

Why BC’s ‘Wilderness Father’ Matters More than Ever

Musings on life and legacy of radical conservationist Roderick Haig-Brown.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Nov 2016


opinion

Hours Left to Tell Liberals to Reverse Harper Attack on Fish Habitat Protection

Consultation offers chance to push for enforcement officers, put teeth back in Fisheries Act.

By Heather Ramsay, 24 Nov 2016


news

BC Forest Policy Killing Jobs in Small Communities, Say Critics

Work lost as companies ‘hoard’ timber or ship logs to distant mills.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Nov 2016


news

Fish Farms Illegal, Say Morton, First Nation Chiefs

Marine Harvest lawsuit brings legal challenge to operations on much of coast.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 18 Nov 2016


news

Canada’s Watchdog on Overseas Corporate Abuse Sleeping and Toothless, Says Report

Rights groups claim federal agency fails to act on complaints against Canadian corps operating abroad.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Nov 2016


news

Documenting ‘The Peace in Peril’: A Q&A with Christopher Pollon

The story behind the story. Book launches this week in Vancouver.

By Christopher Cheung, 14 Nov 2016


culture

Peace River Valley, Sacrifice Zone

An exclusive excerpt from ‘The Peace in Peril: The Real Cost of the Site C Dam.’

By Christopher Pollon, 14 Nov 2016


news

Bring On the Drones

Eyes in the sky can change conversations about the environment.

By Tyler Hooper, 12 Nov 2016


opinion

How Do We Save the Climate from President Trump?

Local resistance to destructive political forces can still return power to communities.

By Kai Nagata, 11 Nov 2016


news

No Tanker Ban in Trudeau’s $1.5-Billion Coastal Protection Plan

Plan ‘heartening,’ says Heiltsuk councillor; NDP MP critical.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 7 Nov 2016


news

At BC Libs’ Convention, Much Cheer for LNG and Staying ‘Number One’

Delegates toast news that Woodfibre plant to proceed, but NDP wary.

By Andrew MacLeod, 5 Nov 2016


opinion

A Bold Clean-Up Plan for Alberta’s Giant Oil Industry Pollution Liabilities

‘RAFT’ proposal would replace energy jobs with needed clean-up work.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Nov 2016


news

‘Workers Deserve Something Sustainable’: Oil Workers Unveil Clean Jobs Plan

Plan includes federal support for skills training, investments in renewables.

By Carol Linnitt, 3 Nov 2016


presents

Growing a Brewery: Sunshine Coast’s Persephone Brings Farm-to-Table to Beer

Sustainability and social responsibility provide base for thriving social enterprise.

By Tyee Staff, 2 Nov 2016