The ECOreport looks at the latest provincial election polls: NDP in lead; BC Liberals slipping; BC Greens gained 4 percentage points
By Roy L Hales
The results of Mainstreet Research’s March 18-20 poll are out. Though the New Democratic party (NDP) is still well out in front, both they and the BC Liberals have fallen back 2 percentage points. This week’s surprise is that the BC Greens have gained 4 percentage points in terms of decided and leaning voters.
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The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed about perceived corruption in government, BC should return Kinder Morgan’s campaign donations
Press Release from Dogwood
Today a coalition of public interest and environmental groups released an open letter to the Liberal Party of British Columbia asking them to return the more than $771,168 that Kinder Morgan, its shippers and allied pipeline and petroleum associations contributed before their pipeline proposal was approved.
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The ECOreport looks at a new study that shows, What BC’s fossil fuel companies get for their campaign contributions
By Roy L Hales
Fossil fuel companies pumped more than $5.1 million into British Columbia’s elections between 2008 and 2015. 92% of that money was given to the BC Liberal party, which was in office through-out that period. The remainder went to the leading opposition party, the New Democratic Party (NDP). A new report from the Centre for Policy Alternatives, MAPPING THE POLITICAL INFLUENCE examines the funds and lobbying data to get answers. So what do BC’s Fossil Fuel Companies Get For their Campaign Contributions?
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The ECOreport reposts a story about BC’s upcoming election, the gas industry pumps $1 million into Clark’s campaign chest
Originally Published on the Wilderness Committee
VANCOUVER – Research from the Wilderness Committee has revealed shocking details of how, since the last provincial election, fracking, gas pipelines and liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies have donated over one million dollars to the BC Liberals.
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