Posts from ‘In Depth’ - Page 7

East/West Divide

November 13, 2007 | 

The Harper government is aggressively defending the East Coast against several LNG proposals. Why isn’t British Columbia getting the same treatment? “…let me be absolutely clear. We oppose the ...

Spills will happen

November 12, 2007 | 

  The habitat and species that would be impacted by an oil spill along the coast of BC’s Great Bear Rainforest.

The Trick or Treat of Climate Change

November 6, 2007 | 

Taking a young child trick or treating is always an interesting exercise for a parent. I seem to spend a lot of time teaching my kids about the dangers ...

Fabric of a Community

November 2, 2007 | 

Community is in some respects like a fabric, with all its individual strands woven together into something functional, robust, and often beautiful. The strength of both, fabric and community, ...

The stillborn history of LNG in BC

November 2, 2007 | 

From financial woes to community opposition, LNG proposals have never taken route in BC. 1982  The province approved a $1.7 billion pipeline and liquefaction terminal project called Western LNG, ...

Valuing our Coastal Values

October 29, 2007 | 

reprinted from Lands and People, Autumn 2007 Close your eyes and think of your special place on BC’s coast. What do you value about that place? What’s your dream ...

WFP TFL scheme: Born in Scandal

October 24, 2007 | 

Another betrayal of the public trust?       Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of     power, corrupt power.                 -George Bernard ...

Shell plans full steam ahead in Sacred Headwaters

October 9, 2007 | 

Shell’s plans to renew drilling for Coalbed methane in the Sacred Headwaters of the Stikine, Skeena and Nass watersheds, this winter if possible. To expedite this Shell plans to ...

Oil executives are right (kind of…)

September 25, 2007 | 

National energy strategy needed I seldom agree with the policy suggestions of corporate CEOs, particularly oil and gas executives. Their proposalsare usually a self-serving brew of tax cuts, subsidies ...