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Conclusion Of My Interview With Claire Trevena, MLA For North Island

The ECOreport concludes the Interview With Claire Trevena, MLA For North Island

By Roy L Hales

A month ago I met with the NDP candidate for our riding at Heriot Bay on Quadra Island. You can listen to the first part of my interview with her by clicking on this link.  This is the conclusion of my interview with Claire Trevena, MLA for North Island.

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Green Candidate Explains What Her Party Wants For BC & Why It Must Be Now

The ECOreport continues examining BC’s 2017 election by interviewing Sue Moen, a Green candidate explains what her party wants for BC and why it must be now

By Roy L Hales

Sue Moen is not willing to accept the status quo. She has a passion for change, for progress, for a re-balancing of society and society with nature. In the attached podcasts, the Green candidate for North Island explains what her party wants for BC & why it must be now.

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Conversation With Claire Trevena, MLA for North Island

The ECOreport publishes a Conversation With Claire Trevena, MLA for North Island, about the upcoming election

By Roy L Hales

With British Columbia’s provincial election approaching, I decided to interview the candidates in my riding. Dallas Smith, who is attempting to capture this seat for the BC Liberals, has yet to respond to my emails. Green candidate Sue Moen and I will be talking soon. My conversation with Claire Trevena, MLA for Island North, took place on a bench overlooking the wharves at Heriot Bay, on Quadra Island.
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A Critical Moment for Canada’s Environment

Justin Trudeau has been elected Prime Minister,  only a month before the Paris Climate Summit. This is a critical moment for Canada’s environment

Statement from Tim Gray, Environmental Defence’s Executive Director, on the election of the Liberal Party as the next Government of Canada:

We congratulate Justin Trudeau on being elected the next prime minister of Canada.

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Tsilhqot’in Decision: Time to Grow up, Canada

Gone are childish notions dismissive of native land claims

Originally Published in the Tyee 

By Rafe Mair

There is aboriginal title and it does not depend, as our title to our houses does, upon the Crown but is totally independent of Crown interests. Moreover — and this is perhaps of more immediate concern — no longer are developers just required to consult with First Nations in proposing development, they must get consent.
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Supreme Court Recognizes Tsilhqot’in First Nation’s Title

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The implications, for future economic activities on aboriginal lands, are enormous. The Supreme Court Recognizes Tsilhqot’in First Nation’s Title over 1,700 square kilometres of British Columbia.  
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BC: Lawsuits Filed Over “Flawed” Joint Review Panel for Northern Gateway Pipeline Recommendation

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMFour lawsuits have been filed to block Cabinet from following the Joint Review Panel’s recommendation that the Northern Gateway Project be allowed to proceed.
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BC Government reaffirms all five conditions must be met before support for Northern Gateway Pipeline will be considered

Press Release from BC’s Ministry of The Environment

VICTORIA – Following the December 19, 2013 Joint Review Panel report release, Environment Minister Mary Polak confirmed the proposed NGP project is part of the way to meeting the first condition (successful completion of the environmental review process), but there are four other conditions that need to be met before British Columbia will consider support for the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, or any heavy oil pipeline.
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