Left Over: Corporate R & B: Get Over It…

Oilpatch could lose $100B without new pipelines, researchers warn Energy research firm suggests Western Canada producers won’t receive full value for oil exports By Kyle Bakx, CBC News Posted: Jun 22, 2015 11:41 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 22, 2015 12:11 PM ET     Wah-wah-wah!!!!  The whingeing of the rich and unscrupulous stirs only contempt ...

Left Over: Toxic Spills and the Toxic Con (tsk, tsk…) Response….

  James Moore fires back at ‘political jabs’ over Vancouver oil spill Industry minister criticizes rush to blame before all facts are known CBC News Posted: Apr 10, 2015 4:33 PM PT Last Updated: Apr 10, 2015 9:42 PM PT http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/2015/04/the-bc-oil-spill-and-con-clown-james.html   As horrible as this event was, it did some good here in BC..this ...

Left Over: Making a Molehill out of a Mountain….

Mount Polley mine tailings pond breach followed years of government warnings Imperial Metals issued with latest warning in May due to height of wastewater in tailings pond By Jenni Sheppard, CBC News Posted: Aug 05, 2014 9:50 PM PT Last Updated: Aug 06, 2014 6:20 AM PT   Our government should be at least partially  held ...

Bill Longstaff: The West Coast steps up on global warming

Earlier this week, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington and B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced their Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy, “committing their governments, and a region that represents the world’s fifth largest economy, to a comprehensive and far-reaching strategic alignment to combat climate change and promote clean energy.” The plan ...

The Disaffected Lib: It’s a Poacher’s Paradise in Harperland

Just when we thought our prime ministerial jackass had given the West Coast his worst, he pulls another trick on us.   This time it’s all about giving free licence to poachers besetting our shellfish and fish stocks. Was a time, pre-Harper, when the Department of Fisheries & Oceans actually attended to things like fisheries ...

Left Over: So, Alberta, You Think BC’s Gonna Dance?

Oil companies going unpunished for thousands of North Sea spills I am including a link to this article in the  Guardian online of Oct 25, 2012, because it is absolutely critical for anyone who is undecided re the true cost of that nasty pipeline across our beautiful Province, and linking to our semi-pristine coastline to read ...

Left Over: Crusty’s Last Stand….

B.C. seeks ‘fair share’ in new Gateway pipeline deal Province lays out five criteria for all new crude oil pipelines   After all the BS, Christy Clark has, once again, shown that the leopard never ever changes its spots…. This was your last and final chance to seriously prove you are a member of the ...

350 or bust: Northern Gateway Pipeline: Not A Pretty Picture

Renowned Canadian artist Robert Bateman speaks out against the Northern Gateway Pipeline: * Sign the petition at:   http://www.notankers.ca

Left Over: Say No! to Enbridge, a little Donnybrook coming to a Canadian West Coast near you

Here’s  something I was requested to share on Facebook, and i’m happy to do so…it’s a great symbol for the expressed unity of First Nations people and everyone else opposed to this toxic concept, and a fittingly scary trope for all that this pipeline concievably represents.. Artwork by Andy Everson, NorthWest Coast First Nations Artist ...