Environmental Law Alert Blog: West Coast and NWI Launch North Coast Community Dialogue Session Series on LNG and Cumulative Impacts Management

Thursday, December 18, 2014 On December 11, West Coast Environmental Law, along with the Northwest Institute for Bioregional Research (NWI), co-hosted the first of a series of community dialogue sessions on LNG and cumulative impacts management.  We held the opening session in Prince Rupert last week and were moved by the depth of knowledge, thoughtfulness ...

Alberta Diary: U.S. grain and seed ports will kill a few more Canadian jobs – with a little help from Stephen Harper

Bunge’s $200-million US grain port at Longview, Wash. Below, U.S. police and strikers scuffle at the port. Back in 2009, when the destruction of the Canadian Wheat Board was still just a twinkle in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s eye, work started on a $200-million US grain-handling terminal in the port of Longview, Wash., just south ...

Cowichan Conversations: Enbridge is a Loser No Matter how the Bitumen Travels!

Richard Hughes Political Blogger Are the winds of change blowing? PM Harper says science will determine the outcome not politics. Uh huh, sure Steve. This after gutting the funding for research BC Point man James Moore PC MP is uttering sentiments of concern, the Conservatives are losing this on the ground and our Premier Christy ...

DeSmogBlog: B.C. Protest This Saturday to Stop Warren Buffett’s BNSF Coal Trains

shutterstock_14976709.jpg Warren Buffett, the third wealthiest man on the planet (net worth: $44 billion), often referred to as the "Oracle of Omaha," is the target of a May 5 action called for by Stop Coal B.C. Well, not Buffett directly, but a rail company he owns through his massive holding company, Berkshire Hathaway: Burlington Northern Santa Fe ...