Cowichan Conversations: West Coast Environmental Law Supports Community Action Regarding Proposed Gravel Mine on Balme Ayre Farm

A petition to the Supreme Court of British Columbia has been filed on behalf of concerned Cowichan Valley residents by Ms. McKenzie requesting a judicial review of the Agricultural Land Commission’s approval to extract Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Standing Room Only As Shawnigan Residents and Politicians Dump On BC Liberals Over Contaminated Soil Threat!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger   The Shawnigan Community Centre was jammed last night for a public meeting organized by Georgia Collins for the Shawnigan Basin Society and the Shawnigan Watershed Round-table. Curiously BC Liberal candidate Steve Housser chaired the meeting which had all the signs of his campaign kickoff and may have been more so had those pesky other competing candidates ...

The Canadian Progressive: MiningWatch Canada: Rape Victims Must Sign Away Rights to Get Remedy From Barrick Gold

by Mining Watch Canada | Jan. 30, 2013 Ottawa – Washington, D.C. – Oxford –  Following years of denial, Barrick Gold is implementing a remedy program for victims of rape by employees of its Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG). In order to receive a remedy package, women must enter into ...

350 or bust: Heartland Institute Threatens Legal Action Against Mom Working For A Better World

The Heartland Institute is attempting damage control after the DeSmogBlog revealed confidential documents about the institute’s funding and strategies to undermine the IPCC and insinuate its anti-science agenda into our children’s education. Although the Heartland Institute applauded the illegal release of thousands of personal emails stolen from Climate Research Unit at the University of East ...