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Kitimat settles on date and one long-winded question for Enbridge Northern Gateway plebiscite

Some councillors opposed the question, saying it was too confusing and long.

Hill and Knowlton lobbying for Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline

In addition to top spy watchdog Chuck Strahl, Enbridge enjoys the lobbying services of Hill and Knowlton, an international public relations firm with a coterie of high profile clients and...

National Energy Board responds to questions on spying

The National Energy Board (NEB) responded in writing today to Ecojustice’s questions about its conduct in coordinating spying in conjunction with CSIS and the RCMP on anti-oil sands environmental...

Harper government's extensive spying on anti-oilsands groups revealed in FOIs

Independent federal agency, National Energy Board, directly coordinated effort between CSIS, the RCMP and private oil companies.

The trouble with Enbridge Northern Gateway's television ad

Something about the Canucks versus Canadiens hockey game Saturday night has stayed with me, producing a mental itch that won’t go away. It wasn’t Dan Hamhuis scoring on his own net on a whiffed pass...

Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearing summary September 19

On her third day of questioning, Hana Boye came back to a recurring theme – her client, the Haisla Nation, and its traditional territory will be affected by every aspect of the Northern Gateway...

Big oil's charm offensive turns critics off

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association launches a big campaign to charm Canada. Critics remain unmoved.

Happiness. Please spread asap to your friends.

As residents of British Columbia, we're constantly nurtured by nature.  Our coastal parks give us a beautiful setting for sharing time with family, cherished partners and friends. It's a...

Hilarious Enbridge video pulled from Province allegedly after Enbridge protested

Rafe Mair catches a cartoon that only lived for three hours on the Province website.  Mair claims the cartoon was pulled after "an angry call" from Enbridge.  Read Mair's blog post about...