Ecology/Environment

13/12/17
Author: 
Roger Annis

British Columbia Premier John Horgan announced on December 11 that his New Democratic Party government will proceed with construction of the $11 billion-and-counting ‘Site C’ hydroelectric dam on the Peace River in the province’s northeast.

13/12/17
Author: 
Emma Gilchrist

There is much to debate about Monday’s decision by the B.C. government to move forward with the Site C dam, but one thing is not debatable: construction should never have started without a full review of costs and demand.

07/12/17
Author: 
Elizabeth McSheffrey
Amalia Lemus of the Diocesan Commission for Environmental Defense in Guatemala sheds a tear while explaining the conflict stirred by Canadian mine. She spoke on a panel in Guatemala City on Oct. 25, 2017. Photo by Elizabeth McSheffrey

In the conference room of a handsome hotel in Guatemala City, a conversation about Canada brings five grown women to tears.

05/12/17
Author: 
Jim Beattie, John Cashore, Corky Evans, Tom Perry, Joan Sawicki and Dvid Zirnhelt

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PUBLISHED 22 HOURS AGO UPDATED DECEMBER 4, 2017

25/11/17
Author: 
Vaughan Palmer

VICTORIA — As Premier John Horgan tells it, he decided to invite six experts to address the cabinet on Site C next week to help get his cabinet colleagues up to his level of knowledge.

“I know a lot about energy,” said Horgan. “I was the energy critic for a decade in the opposition, and I worked in energy when I was in government.

“I want to make sure that my caucus and my cabinet are as well informed as possible on a multibillion-dollar decision that’s going to have an impact on people for a long period of time.”

21/11/17
Author: 
Ian Angus

As the great American labor organizer and socialist Mary Harris ‘Mother’ Jones said: “Sit down and read.

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