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Thursday, December 1, 2016 (All day) - News 1130
  There have been promises of more protests now that the federal government has approved the TransMountain pipeline expansion from Alberta to Burrard Inlet and one longtime activist believes there is the potential for an “explosion” of civil disobedience in BC.   Joe Foy, the national campaign director for the Wilderness Committee, compares the outcry over Kinder Morgan’s plans to triple the flow of oil through its pipeline to the huge demonstrations in Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island in 1993.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 (All day) - Vancouver Sun
  B.C. has a long history of environmental activism and anti-pipeline campaigners say they’re drawing from decades of experience to develop a plan of attack. Greenpeace oil sands campaigner Mike Hudema said Kinder Morgan can expect to face opposition from all sides, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his conditional support for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (All day) - DESMOG CANADA
  Justin Trudeau announced the approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline Tuesday, saying the project is integral to meeting Canada’s climate commitments.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (All day) - Globe and Mail
  Ottawa’s decision to approve Kinder Morgan’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline project in British Columbia is being condemned by environmental groups and First Nations who are threatening protests and lawsuits.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (All day) - The Georgia Straight
  Today (November 29), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his cabinet has authorized the proposal, removing the greatest barrier that would have stood in its way.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (All day) - Vernon Morning Star
The Trudeau government has approved one controversial B.C. oil pipeline to the Pacific and rejected the second.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 (All day) - NEWS 1130
    VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Hunting grizzly bears as trophies could be a thing of the past if the New Democratic Party wins the provincial election in 2017.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 (All day) - Globe and Mail
  B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan has tackled one of the most divisive wildlife issues in the province by promising his government will end the trophy grizzly bear hunt if elected next spring.   Hoping to win broad support for a policy that may be a hard sell in rural ridings, Mr. Horgan is proposing to make it illegal to kill a grizzly for its head and hide, but legal to shoot one for its meat.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 (All day) - Vancouver Metro News
But a NDP government would continue allowing grizzly bear hunting for meat.   British Columbia’s New Democrats confirmed Thursday it would ban grizzly bear trophy hunting if the party wins the election in May.   “We’re coming up into an election here people,” B.C. NDP Party Leader John Horgan told reporters.   “I want people to know New Democrats stand united against grizzly bear trophy hunting.”
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 (All day) - Prince Rupert Northern View
For some, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Vancouver was a welcome one when the country’s leader announced $1.5 billion of protection initiatives for Canada’s oceans and coastlines on Nov. 7.
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