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Group of four First Nations in B.C. fight Petronas-led LNG project

In The NewsNov 6, 2014

VANCOUVER -- A group of First Nations is fighting the Petronas-led Pacific NorthWest LNG project, marking the first time that aboriginals have outright rejected a liquefied natural gas proposal in British Columbia. Aboriginal leaders have voiced ... Read More

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Simushir, fuel-laden Russian cargo ship, adrift off Haida Gwaii after tow lines part

In The NewsOct 18, 2014

October 18,2014 A Russian cargo ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel is once again adrift off the west coast of Haida Gwaii after a Canadian Coast Guard vessel lost its third tow line late Saturday morning. A spokesman with the Canadian Forces' ... Read More

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Heiltsuk and Kitasoo-Xaixais jointly file court challenge to federal decision approving Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline

In The NewsJul 14, 2014

FIRST NATIONS VOW TO UPHOLD COMMUNITY MANDATES TO PROTECT THEIR TERRITORIES FROM OIL TANKERS BELLA BELLA, BC – (July 14, 2014) Following the federal government’s approval of Enbridge Northern Gateway, the Heiltsuk and Kitasoo-Xaixais Nations are ... Read More

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None of Clark’s five conditions for approval has been met

In The NewsMay 19, 2014

Two years ago, the B.C. government put a price on environmental risk, saying that the $6.7-billion it can expect to earn from the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline is too little. A “fair share” of the economic benefits was among the five conditions ... Read More

Pipelines likely to stay a pipe dream

In The NewsSep 30, 2013

Despite optimistic signals that a framework agreement clearing the way for pipeline development in B.C. is imminent, nothing could be further from the truth. It could be years, if at all, before a heavy-oil pipeline is built in B.C. The fact that B. ... Read More