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A Tyee Series

On Nature's Death Row: Alberta's Coveted Foothills Forest

After a century of occupation, this once mighty-mosaic of woods no longer provides adequate shelter for its 'refugees.' Part of a series.

By Chris Wood, 11 Feb 2016


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Four Highlights from Tyee's Evening with Andrew Nikiforuk

Missed our Vancouver event 'Standing Up to Fracking'? Check out the full video and more.

By Sarah Berman, 8 Feb 2016


opinion

Scolding BC's 'Forces of No,' Our Premier Crassly Divides Us

When it comes to LNG, her story is us against them. But in the Skeena, a powerful counter-narrative is rising.

By Ian Gill, 6 Feb 2016


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'Enough Hot Air': Critics Knock Delays on BC Climate Action

With second-round consultations open, enviro groups see little 'leadership plan' progress.

By Andrew MacLeod, 5 Feb 2016


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Critics Slam Alberta's New Royalty Review as Policy Disaster

Panel finds current share of value Albertans receive from resources 'generally appropriate.'

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Feb 2016


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'Solutions Are Possible': Great Bear Rainforest Land-Use Deal Reached

Not everyone 'warm and fuzzy' about pact, which protects 85 per cent of forest from logging.

By Andrew MacLeod, 1 Feb 2016


opinion

Psst, Trudeau: IMF Now Pegs Our Fossil Fuel Subsidies at $46 Billion

Fastest way to transition Canada to a green economy? Quit the giveaways.

By Mitchell Anderson, 1 Feb 2016


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Pipeline Reforms 'Great Step' but Don't Account for Most Emissions, Say Climate Critics

Does ignoring downstream impacts export Canada's responsibilities?

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 28 Jan 2016


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A Tyee Series

On Nature's Death Row: It Used to Be BC's 'Eden'

What's left of Vancouver Island's Garry Oak woodland is now a last stop for scores of species. First in a new series.

By Chris Wood, 28 Jan 2016


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'Pennies for Billions': Aboriginals Fight Near Giveaway of Pipeline Rights in 1952

BC's Coldwater Indian Band sues feds, Kinder Morgan to kill old deal.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 27 Jan 2016


opinion

At Northern Salmon Summit, a Declaration: Cancel LNG or Else

On the ground in Prince Rupert, where Skeena First Nations sent a clear message to government.

By Ian Gill, 23 Jan 2016


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Renewables Could Outcompete Costly, Risky LNG, Investors Warned

Industry report finds declining costs of wind and solar a viable threat to North American product.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Jan 2016


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Grand Chief to Trudeau: Reconciliation Includes Acting on Site C

Major dam deserves federal attention, opponents say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Jan 2016


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Trans Mountain's 'Worst Case' Spill Scenario Challenged at NEB Hearings

Dilbit disaster model underestimates cleanup problems, pollution, says scientist.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 19 Jan 2016


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Come Listen to the Man Fracking Powers Tried to Silence

Why you should spend Thursday, Jan. 28, with Andrew Nikiforuk. A special Tyee event.

By David Beers, 18 Jan 2016


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Climate Change a 'Considerable Threat' to Aboriginal Fisheries, Study Finds

Due to warming, marine creatures are migrating north.

By Larry Pynn, 14 Jan 2016


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In Supreme Court, a Battle Over Fracking and Citizens' Rights

Jessica Ernst's long fight to challenge legislation putting energy regulator above the law reaches top court.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Jan 2016


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Why 2016 Could Be the Year of Green Energy

Electric car clears affordability milestone while solar scales up in Alberta.

By Tyler Hamilton, 13 Jan 2016


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California's Massive Gas Leak: Hazards of Industry Long Known


Expert research, public record details many risks of underground gas storage.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jan 2016


opinion

You Thought We Canadians Controlled Our Fisheries? Think Again

How feds let fishing privileges be sucked up by big money, much of it foreign.

By Evelyn Pinkerton, Kim Olsen, Joy Thorkelson, Henry Clifton and Art Davidson, 11 Jan 2016