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In Victoria, Joint Review Panel hears criticism and complaints about proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline
Every one of the 24 speakers at the joint review panel hearings in Victoria were vehemently opposed to the pipeline.
Jan 4th, 2013
Shell Canada withdraws from Sacred Headlands as government bans oil and gas development in the region
Shell Canada withdraws from Klappan region and government issues permanent ban on oil and gas development.
Dec 24th, 2012
Bif Naked Forever
Bif Naked's just released "Forever: Acoustic Hits & Other Delights" and here, she talks with VO about her life, reflections and musical loves.
Dec 23rd, 2012
First Nations prepared to fight Harper government, Enbridge in international court
First Nations peoples from all over British Columbia gathered at the Vancouver Art gallery Sunday to protest bill C-45 and the Enbridge pipeline.
Dec 23rd, 2012
New e-book on Enbridge Northern Gateway proposal shines light on pipeline controversy
First Nations promising to stand in front of the bulldozers to stop pipelines. Leaked government documents showing the unprecedented weakening of environmental laws in order to speed...
Dec 5th, 2012
How Susan Rice stands to gain from Canada's oil sands development
Pegged to replace Hilary Clinton as President Obama's Secretary of State, Rice and her Canadian husband together hold millions in stocks of major energy companies.
Nov 28th, 2012
BC pension fund invests in companies contributing to climate change
With time, even the Canadian government will see a price on carbon as more benign than paying the cost of climate change catastrophes.
Oct 30th, 2012
No comment from premier as thousands protest pipelines, tankers at MLA offices across BC
BC Premier Christy Clark's Press Secretary said Clark had no comments for the protests planned across BC in front of MLA offices as part of the Defend Our Coast campaign.
Oct 24th, 2012
First Nations lead the way in Victoria protest against pipelines and oil sands
First Nations leaders led the protests of 4,500 people in Victoria on Monday.
Oct 23rd, 2012
“You can’t drink the oil, you can’t eat the money”: First Nations women to the Nobel Women’s Initiative delegation
The Nobel Women's Initiative delegation was surprised to find that the federal government had called First Nation grandmothers "enemies of the state."
Oct 16th, 2012