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Fish Farm Sues Alexandra Morton for Trespassing

The activist-biologist, a long-time critic of the industry, describes development as a ‘SLAPP’ suit.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


news

In September, Did the Liberals Out-Harper the Conservatives?

On climate, foreign workers, and unions, Trudeau government moves this month have rankled progressives.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 29 Sep 2016


news

Trudeau Liberals Approve Petronas LNG Project on BC’s Coast

Environmentalists immediately condemn decision: ‘Honestly, we expected better.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 28 Sep 2016


opinion

New Poll Shows Perils For BC Liberals and NDP

Clark plagued by low approval, NDP policies unknown, and Kinder Morgan a risk for both parties.

By Bill Tieleman, 27 Sep 2016


presents

‘Water Will Drive Most Decision-making’ in BC’s Future, Says Land Champion

Deborah Curran, 2016 Real Estate Foundation award winner, on how land use and water flow together.

By Chris Wood, 26 Sep 2016


news

New BC Pipeline Spill Details Show Largest Involved 1,000 Litres of Oil

Oil and gas commission releases details on seven crude oil spills in 2015.

By Andrew MacLeod, 23 Sep 2016


culture

Inside the Hidden, Connected Lives of Trees

Author chronicles a secret world of the woods, and its importance to our lives. See him at upcoming Vancouver Writers Fest.

By Colleen Kimmett, 21 Sep 2016


news

Crash of ‘The Mechanic’: Oil Sands Flogger Bruce Carson Found Guilty

Harper insider convicted on three counts of illegal lobbying.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Sep 2016


news

Crude Oil Pipeline Leaks on the Rise in BC

Critics say trend contradicts industry claims of improving safety.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Sep 2016


news

US Study Confirms Rapid Increase of Methane Emissions by Oil and Gas

Spike corresponds with timing of shale gas boom.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Sep 2016


news

A Tyee Series

In Prince Rupert, Making Sure Salmon Stay in (Elementary) School

In conversation with French immersion teacher and confessed ‘salmon guy,’ Mike McDowall. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Sep 2016


news

A Tyee Series

Youth in BC’s Northwest Interior Wrestle With Mega-Project Future

Jobs are badly needed, but is industry-as-usual the way? Many aren’t sold. First in a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 8 Sep 2016


culture

‘The Killer Whale Who Changed the World’

Q&A with Mark Leiren-Young, whose forthcoming book looks at Moby Doll, the first orca captured and put on display.

By Michael Ruffolo, 7 Sep 2016


opinion

Expect a Kinder Morgan Surprise from Trudeau’s Liberals

Many signs point to ultimate approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

By Bill Tieleman, 6 Sep 2016


opinion

Reflections on an Urban Swim, and the Change One Person Can Make

Victoria’s Gorge waterway, once a dumping ground, takes on renewed life.

By Paul Willcocks, 1 Sep 2016


news

First Nation Protestors Rally For Fish Farm Evictions

Campbell River meeting comes as Morton video of farmed fish goes viral.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 31 Aug 2016


news

Dirty Water and Good Intentions: The Murky Case for Victoria Sewage Treatment

Scientific argument for $1-billion project is far from watertight.

By Michael Ruffolo, 24 Aug 2016


news

First Nation Serves Evictions Notices to BC Fish Farms

Orders follow a number of developments, including federal decision to extend licences.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Aug 2016


opinion

Christy Clark Gives Up Climate Change Battle

BC’s brief commitment to action ends with launch of ‘leadership plan’ that rejects expert panel’s advice.

By Paul Willcocks, 22 Aug 2016


presents

Win Two Tickets to the 2016 Land Awards Gala!

Passionate about sustainable land use? Don’t miss this event, full of inspiring leaders in the field.

By Tyee Staff, 22 Aug 2016