The BC Liberal government’s heavy push for liquified natural gas (LNG) development in the province may have successfully placated some opponents, such as big labour unions, with promises of more than 100,000 jobs and massive revenues for the province.
First Nations fighting the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline are “hopeful” their voice was heard after a meeting with a high-level United Nations official Thursday.
Idle No More blockader Ron Plain, 51, has been ordered by a judge to pay CN railway $16,000 in fines for the 13-day protest that captured the country’s attention.
One of Canada’s top constitutional lawyers is taking the Conservative government to court over increasing restrictions on who can speak at energy board hearings — and what they are allowed to say.
BC premier promises her team will ‘accelerate’ jobs plan and ‘run a tight ship.’
Emboldened on her first day as Premier-elect, Christy Clark deftly navigated around questions about oil tanker and pipeline safety at her first post-election press conference.
Where does the Green Party stand on the vote-splitting anxieties — and on the NDP’s promises to rein in oil pipelines and tankers? An interview with leader Jane Sterk.
Proxy challenge over First Nations dealings figures into some investors’ reticence.
New Democrat leader Adrian Dix tightened his criticisms of several controversial fossil fuel export proposals at a Kitsilano event on May 4, ramping up his opposition to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion, but also calling for public hearings on a plan for a major coal terminal in Surrey.
More than a month after members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa set up camp atop four oil pipelines to protest Enbridge Inc.’s alleged lack of easements across their tribal territory, they say the company’s main answer so far has been to buzz their encampment with low-flying prop planes and choppers.