The first meeting of what Environment Minister Catherine McKenna calls our “pan-Canadian team on Climate Change” is now over. She has been closeted with environmental ministers from the provinces and territories, McKenna called it “the most positive meeting that has taken place in a very long time. Though short on details, the Minister said “We all know we have to act together”and alluded to “real opportunities” in the clean tech sector. To distill her message down to the three words which she did not actually use, McKenna asks Canadians to trust the Government Continue reading McKenna Asks Canadians To Trust The Government→
Local residents stoppeded Kinder Morgan from working on Burnaby Mountain Conservation Forest this morning. Four company workers attempted to access the area where they had been clear cutting trees before the City of Burnaby shut their operation down on September 2. The Kinder Morgan workers abandoned the attempt after being “shouted out,” and tried to access by another route. When this failed, they left.
The next act in what some are already calling a struggle to Save the Salish Sea began on December 16, 2013, when Kinder Morgan filed an application to build and extend the 1,150-mile-long Trans Mountain pipeline that brings oil from Alberta to BC’s Lower Mainland. The impending hearings on BC’s Kinder Morgan Pipeline project could shape the province’s environmental prospects for decades. Continue reading Impending Hearings on BC’s Kinder Morgan Pipeline→