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Indigenous-led Cedar LNG seeks regulatory approval under new climate rules
(via the Globe and Mail)

Cedar LNG, an Indigenous-led project in British Columbia, is hoping to become one of the first energy proposals in Canada to win approval in a new regulatory process.

23 Sep 2022

Specialist doctors report 1 million BC patients on waitlists
(via CTV News)

Dozens of specialist doctors have signed a letter to BC’s health minister with dire warnings that the health-care system has deteriorated to the point that one million patients are waiting to see them.

23 Sep 2022

Facing calls to resign, World Bank president changes answer on climate crisis
(via CBC)

Under pressure to resign for declining to say whether he accepts the scientific consensus on global warming, World Bank President David Malpass said on Thursday it was clear greenhouse emissions are causing climate change and defended his record as bank chief.

23 Sep 2022

Politics as usual or a serious problem? 'Extreme' candidates running in BC communities
(via CTV News)

Mainstream political leaders, unions and anti-racism activists are concerned about a slate of candidates in British Columbia's upcoming municipal elections that include candidates with far-right policies widely described as 'extreme.'

23 Sep 2022

Australian coal company files nearly $4B lawsuit over Alberta's ban on new exploration
(via the Calgary Herald)

Atrum Coal Ltd. of Australia and its subsidiary, Elan Coal Ltd. have filed a $3.83-billion claim.

23 Sep 2022

Cancer care system in BC buckling as staff shortages lead to soaring wait times
(via the Globe and Mail)

Growing wait times in B.C. have meant that, as of this summer, only one in five patients referred to an oncologist receive a first consultation within the recommended two weeks.

23 Sep 2022

At least 2 kids had to flee Ohio for abortions after being raped
(via Vice)

Affidavits from an Ohio lawsuit detailing the trail of misery left by a state abortion ban.

23 Sep 2022

Conservative MPs call for freelance journalist to be booted from press gallery after tweet
(via CBC)

Conservative MPs are calling for the removal of a freelance reporter from the parliamentary press gallery after he tweeted a comment they say risked provoking violence against politicians.

23 Sep 2022

Criticism intensifies after big oil admits ‘gaslighting’ public over green aims
(via the Guardian)

Fury as ‘explosive’ documents reveal largest oil companies contradicted public statements and wished bedbugs upon critical activists.

23 Sep 2022

This serial imposter spent decades posing as a nurse. The victims she betrayed want to know why
(via CBC)

Brigitte Cleroux's latest fraud fell apart on Aug. 11, 2021, when a nurse at an Ottawa medical clinic decided she couldn't take any more of her unprofessional behaviour. She has amassed at least 67 criminal convictions as an adult, while leaving a trail of troubled patients and victims behind her.

23 Sep 2022