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British Columbia’s Fight For Sustainable Logging

The ECOreport interviews the producer of two short films about British Columbia’s fight for sustainable logging

By Roy L Hales

When Island Timberlands arrived in 2012, they found Cortes island residents waiting behind a blockade. The Vancouver Observer sent a young film maker to cover the story, but Daniel Pierce found more than just another clash between a logging company and local environmentalists. He is still documenting British Columbia’s fight for sustainable logging.
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What do BC’s Fossil Fuel Companies Get For their Campaign Contributions?

The ECOreport looks at a new study that provides answers, What do 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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BC Government Has Not Released The Climate Leadership Plan

The ECOreport reposts notice that seven members of Premier Christy Clark’s Climate Leadership Team are concerned that  BC Government has not released The Climate Leadership Plan

Originally Published on the Pembina Institute

VANCOUVER / COAST SALISH TERRITORY — Seven members of Premier Christy Clark’s Climate Leadership Team are voicing concern that the B.C. government has still not released a new Climate Leadership Plan that is needed if B.C. is to meet its legislated climate targets.

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