Environmental Law Alert Blog: On a “recycling facility”, Hazardous Waste and the Fraser River

Friday, February 7, 2014 Tuesday night (February 4th) the City of Chilliwack passed a bylaw intended to allow the development of a controversial hazardous waste recycling facility immediately adjacent to the Fraser River.  That’s a mistake on so many levels – but the law allows local governments to make mistakes. But the law does require ...

Politics, Re-Spun: #SpinAlert: Light Rail for the Valley Instead of a UBC Subway

Who Framed Roger Rabbit reminded us all of the Great American Streetcar Scandal: cars over mass transit. Now, in the lower mainland we have the UBC tunnel over light rail to the valley. This week, we start with a transportation spin alert. Last week, Allen Garr wrote an interesting piece about the seemingly obvious idea ...