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Directly Affected: a new film with everything you need to know about B.C.’s pipeline battle
Justin Trudeau faced hecklers in Nanaimo. Rachel Notley and John Horgan are flinging indignant words, threats even, back and forth between Edmonton and Victoria. A national columnist demands...
Feb 8th, 2018
Kinder Morgan goes rogue, proving it can’t be trusted
After swimming 1,300 kilometres upstream to their spawning grounds near the headwaters of the Fraser River, Chinook salmon returning to Swift Creek this year found their gravel beds blocked by a...
Oct 3rd, 2017
Many paddles, one canoe: Climate leaders gather in Vancouver to resist Kinder Morgan
Climate leaders gather in Vancouver March 4th to pull together against Kinder Morgan.
Feb 24th, 2017
Liberals say yes to controversial Trans Mountain pipeline project in B.C.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is approving Kinder Morgan's proposal to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby, B.C. — a $6.8-billion project that has sparked...
Nov 29th, 2016
My First Nations community wants solar energy not Kinder Morgan…will you walk with us?
Join our Great Climate Race team.
Oct 27th, 2016
Trudeau just failed another climate test, don’t let him fail us on Kinder Morgan
Stop what you're doing and send a message to the government's online Kinder Morgan review panel
Sep 29th, 2016
Metro Vancouver: competing visions fight for the city’s soul
Metro Vancouver is at a crossroads in its history as competing visions fight for the city’s soul. One vision grows out from the city itself while the other seeks to impose itself from the outside....
Sep 20th, 2016
PHOTOS: Vancouver's Kinder Morgan expansion protest
More than 300 people piped up against the pipelines at a Trans Mountain expansion rally in Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday afternoon.
Aug 18th, 2016
Poetry against the pipelines
"I’ve written about the desire for change in a world that is already rapidly changing — in ways that alarm us, or at least should alarm us."
Jul 25th, 2016
BREAKING: Burnaby RCMP arrest seven Kinder Morgan protesters
"You do not have the consent of Indigenous people to work on unceded Indigenous territory," said a protester, caught on camera, to first responders and Kinder Morgan staff.
Jan 18th, 2016