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File photo: Fortis BC LNG expansion site in Delta, BC Friday, February 3, 2017. PHOTO BY JASON PAYNE /PNG

Jan. 17, 2024 

The gas provider is being criticized for a lack of transparency and timely explanation about the stench Delta Mayor George Harvie said led to emergency services being flooded with calls

Tara Jean Stevens said the “apocalyptic” stench that blanketed Delta on Tuesday night was so heavy that her car and garage still smelled of rotten eggs Wednesday morning.


“I had a headache all night,” said Stevens, a radio host on Wave 98.3. “I never get headaches … it felt thick in the air, even though you couldn’t see it.”

an Bickis
A copy of a settlement agreement from the Ontario Securities Commission from August 2015 is photographed in Washington, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. File photo by The Associated Press/Jon Elswick

Jan. 9, 2024

Canada's big five banks are potentially misleading investors with their use of terms like sustainable finance, according to a complaint to securities regulators by a climate advocacy group.

Phil McKenna
CO2 released by burning biogas from cow manure is counted as an emission reduction, rather than a climate pollutant, and multiple state programs are taking credit for the cuts that some see as phantoms. Photo by Chad K/Flickr (CC BY 2.0 Deed)

Jan. 10, 2024

This story was originally published by Inside Climate News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Seth Klein
A delegate is silhouetted while walking past the ExxonMobil booth during the LNG2023 conference, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, July 10, 2023. Photo by: The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck

Jan. 10, 2024

One of the biggest climate stories in Canada in 2024 might well prove to be a project that, so far at least, few in the country have heard of — Ksi Lisims LNG.

Patrick Egwu and Gabriela Ramirez
Companies hope to use new technology to mine the ocean floor. Critics wonder about environmental costs and who will benefit. Photo via the Metals Co.

Dec. 29, 2023

A Vancouver company is pushing to cash in, but critics fear exploitation and damage.


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