Friday, May 31, 2013 (All day)
The Q Radio 100.3FM
In this radio interview, WC Climate Campaigner Eoin Madden discusses the BC Government's newly announced stance on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, and what this development means for the pipeline's future.
Friday, May 24, 2013 (All day)
The First Perspective
Following a meeting on May 16, 2013 in Williams lake with Tsilhqot’in Nation leadership, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo announces the National AFN Executive will apply to intervene in the Supreme Court of Canada appeal hearing of the Tsilhqot’in Nation Aboriginal title recognition case, stating that recognition is the starting point to achieve reconciliation and is urgently required to advance certainty and economic opportunity.
Metro Vancouver’s port authority says it is taking the proper steps to ensure public safety in the Lower Mainland, as environmental groups accuse it of abandoning its responsibility by allowing a company to hold public consultations on a coal port project.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 (All day)
Common Sense Canadian
A May 16 decision by the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) to reject the proposed Raven Coal Mine on Vancouver Island should be seen as a victory for citizen mobilization. The project has sparked widespread protest in communities around the proposed mine and in Port Alberni, where a coal port is proposed to export the product to Asia.
Plans for a massive underground coal mine south of Courtenay, near Buckley Bay, suffered a major blow Friday with provincial rejection of Compliance Coal Corp.’s application for the Raven Underground Coal Project.