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Four Key BC Ridings Would Switch To The NDP

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1A New poll shows that four key BC ridings would switch to the NDP  if an election were held today. The Dogwood initiative commissioned  Insights West to carry out a telephone survey of +300 voting-age adults, in four ridings, during May 8-11 . This is the second poll this month to suggest the New Democratic Party may be the province’s new party of choice.
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The Next Big Issue Is Social License

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The transition to renewable energy is coming faster than most people realize. The technological advances that make it the adoption of larger amounts of intermittent energy possible are also needed to reinvigorate North America’s aging grid. Though there is still much resistance from corporations and governments with vested interests, the future of the fossil fuel sector lies in finding ways to fit into a more environmentally sensitive economy. The struggle to avoid Climate Change is not over. There are still many battles ahead, but the outcome has been decided. The next big issue is social license.

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Battle for Burnaby Mountain Conservation Forest is Not Over

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The battle for Burnaby Mountain’s Conservation Forest is not over. The City of Burnaby stated has just issued a press release  stating it will “appeal the National Energy Board’s (NEB) Ruling and Order over-riding Burnaby’s bylaws and granting Kinder Morgan the right to cause damage to Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area for technical studies related to the company’s proposed pipeline.”

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