Posts from ‘Climate’

Caught on tape: RCMP officers laugh about brutal arrests

January 18, 2024 | 

At least four different members of a controversial RCMP unit laughed about police brutality, people with disabilities and the campaign for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in ...

Oil and gas lobbyists target B.C. government 1,032 times in nine months

September 28, 2023 | 

In less than a year since energy minister Josie Osborne was sworn in, she, her staff and related crown corporations have had 600 meetings and other interactions with oil ...

Time to turn up the heat on B.C. politicians

Environment minister George Heyman now has a sidewalk mural the size of a bus to remind him of his core mission. It says “END FRACKING” and “protect our communities ...

Enbridge demands emergency extension for Westcoast pipeline

January 26, 2023 | 

Enbridge is asking environment minister George Heyman to issue an emergency order exempting the company from a key deadline. Under B.C. law, permits for the Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission ...

Climate advocates greet new BC Cabinet with anti-fracking protest

December 7, 2022 | 

Unceded Territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ Nations — A new alliance of environmental groups called Frack Free BC erected fracking rigs on the front lawn of Government ...

Guess who’s back in Northern B.C.? Enbridge

November 18, 2022 | 

Remember Enbridge, the arrogant Calgary pipeline company that tried to ram its Northern Gateway crude oil supertanker project through B.C. a decade ago? They’re back with an even bigger ...

BC NDP ‘fixer’ quietly changed leadership rules mid-race

Elections BC has now confirmed it will not investigate Dogwood’s signup drive in the BC NDP leadership race. In our democracy, third-party organizations like unions, churches and NGOs are ...

Fight for your right, to party

Last fall, I did something totally unremarkable. I joined the BC NDP. Five years before that, I signed up to be a member of the BC Liberals. I’ve added ...

WANTED: a premier for the climate emergency

It’s July 2022 and the climate emergency is killing thousands of people, melting airport runways and burning down homes across Europe. At his campaign launch in Kitsilano, David Eby ...