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Cowichan Conversations: Premier Christy and Her Pretend Opposition To The Kinder Morgan Expansion

Our Premier Christy Clark has certainly muddied the waters regarding the Kinder Morgan expansion effort, currently before the National Energy Board (NEB). However advancing her 5 so called conditions as relevant to the process at Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Premier Christy and Her Pretend Opposition To The Kinder Morgan Expansion

Cowichan Conversations: Control Freak PM Steve Harper Is Monitoring Anti Fracking Protesters

Richard Hughes

 

With our paranoid PM Steve Harper it is all about control and with this reality in mind we head into what promises to be a hot summer of discontent.

He has empowered his ‘Government Operations Centre’ to monitor all anti fracking protests.

Monitoring is really just a polite term for . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Control Freak PM Steve Harper Is Monitoring Anti Fracking Protesters

The Canadian Progressive: Groups demand that U.S. companies reject Canadian tar sands

by: Sierra Club Canada | Press Release:

Corporate Climate Campaign led by Sierra Club and ForestEthics Gains Momentum

San Francisco, CA, June 2, 2013 – Fifty-eight organizations, led by the Sierra Club and ForestEthics, released an open letter today demanding that companies take climate action. The letter calls on U.S. corporations with trucking fleets join . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Groups demand that U.S. companies reject Canadian tar sands

The Canadian Progressive: Premier Clark Should Reject Kinder Morgan’s Proposed Pipeline Too: Forest Ethics

By: Forest Ethics | Press Release

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2013 – The National Energy Board (NEB) reports that a crude oil spill of unknown size was detected late Wednesday near Merritt, British Columbia (BC). The source of the spill was the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline.

Last month BC Premier Christy Clark announced her opposition to . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Premier Clark Should Reject Kinder Morgan’s Proposed Pipeline Too: Forest Ethics

The Canadian Progressive: Forest Ethics Responds to New Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion Proposal

by Forest Ethics | Jan 11, 2013: Yesterday Houston based energy giant Kinder Morgan announced that they planned to further expand their proposed pipeline through the most densely populated areas of the province of British Columbia. The company’s Canadian representative held a telephone press conference yesterday announcing that they planned to formally file a proposal . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Forest Ethics Responds to New Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion Proposal

The Canadian Progressive: Harper’s CNOOC/Nexen deal pushes Canada closer to becoming a China-dominated petro-state

Thanks to our petro-Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, Canada is on the verge of becoming a China-dominated petro-state. The Chinese government now owns a large chunk of Canada and the lucrative Alberta tar sands after the Harper Government approved Friday the $15.1 billion takeover of Nexen Inc., a Calgary-based and Canadian energy company, . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Harper’s CNOOC/Nexen deal pushes Canada closer to becoming a China-dominated petro-state

The Canadian Progressive: Forest Ethics: Canada’s Tar Sands 71% Foreign-owned

by Forest Ethics: An in-depth review of shareholder information from Bloomberg shows that 71 per cent of all tar sands production is owned by non-Canadian shareholders. Supposedly Canadian companies (with Canadian headquarters and accounting practices who trade on our stock exchanges) are largely owned by foreign interests, including Suncor (56.8%), Canadian Oil Sands (56.8%), Nexen . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Forest Ethics: Canada’s Tar Sands 71% Foreign-owned

The Canadian Progressive: Enbridge cross-examination focuses on campaigning, lobbying; ignores evidence

by Forest Ethics | Tuesday Nov 27, 2012: Given the opportunity to shed light on its proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline project at the NEB’s Joint Review Panel (JRP) hearings currently taking place in Prince George, Enbridge lawyer Laura Estep chose instead to focus on ForestEthics Advocacy’s use of the media, campaigning and previous questions directed . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Enbridge cross-examination focuses on campaigning, lobbying; ignores evidence