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A Bridge over Trouble

04.19.17 | Beyond Coal, Commentary, Election - BC 2017 | 

A cable-stayed bridge over the Fraser River and a big earthquake could make for massive problems Daniel Wood is an investigative journalist uncovering the truth behind the Massey tunnel replacement For those hoping to halt the export of thermal coal from the lower Fraser River, it’s useful to consider a century-old American spiritual song that […]

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Public opposes Clark’s $3.5 Billion bridge

04.24.17 | Commentary, Defend Our Farmland, Election - BC 2017 | 

Susan Jones is a researcher uncovering the truth about the Massey tunnel replacement project While the public has shown support for a new crossing over the south arm of the Fraser River, there is no “overwhelming support” for the planned $3.5 billion planned bridge as claimed by B.C.’s Minister of Transportation, Todd Stone. Rather, the […]

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Death by Dredging: Thermal coal and the Fraser River

04.19.17 | Commentary, Defend Our Farmland, Election - BC 2017 | 

Jim Wright is past president of the Garden City Conservation Society, Richmond Fraser Voices, a society that advocates for the Fraser River Estuary, has released a slideshow exposé, “Let the Fraser Live!” It shows that the industrialization of the Fraser threatens “the world’s greatest salmon river” and “the endangered Southern Resident Orcas,” along with the […]

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Are illegal donations from Woodfibre LNG linked to political favours?

04.19.17 | Ban Big Money, Commentary, Election - BC 2017 | 

Guest writer Tracey Saxby is the Co-Founder of My Sea to Sky The BC Liberals are under investigation by Elections BC and the RCMP after The Globe and Mail revealed the party is accepting illegal donations from lobbyists, specifically highlighting donations by Byng Giraud and Marian Ngo from Woodfibre LNG, which proposes to construct and operate […]

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B.C. Election: Update 4

05.01.17 | Election - BC 2017, Organizing | 

Despite strong showings by John Horgan and Andrew Weaver in the election debate, Christy Clark’s Liberals are climbing in the polls. Can our get out the vote volunteers turn the tide? Join us at VoteBC.ca.

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B.C. Election: Update 3

04.24.17 | Election - BC 2017, Organizing | 

As things heat up on the campaign trail before Wednesday’s debate we’re working to get candidates’ on the record at VoteBC.ca and  preparing to get people to the polls for early voting. Join us at VoteBC.ca.

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B.C. Election: Update 2

04.19.17 | Election - BC 2017, Organizing | 

Week two of the B.C. provincial election. Volunteers are signing up to help get out the vote and Charles & Christina take a tour of Burnaby and find pipelines next to playgrounds. Join us at VoteBC.ca.

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Kinder Morgan – A Pipeline in Search of a Route

04.12.17 | Commentary, No Tankers | 

Chilliwack resident Ian Stephen says: “Not over our source of drinking water.”  Two things are certain about Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project — confusion reigns, and along much of the pipeline it falls to ordinary people to protect what is important to the places they care about. Some confusion might seem deliberate. Just […]

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