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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approved by B.C. government

VICTORIA – British Columbia granted environmental approval on Wednesday to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

The federal government gave its approval for Kinder Morgan Canada’s $6.8-billion expansion of the pipeline late last year after the National Energy Board recommended it go ahead if 157 conditions are met. 502 more words


'Terrible policy': B.C. housing incentives widely panned by experts

It’s not every day economists agree on something but on Thursday, there seemed to be a clear consensus among Vancouver economic and housing experts that the B.C. 945 more words


EDITORIAL - Never has Canada-U.S. friendship faced such a challenge

An ArmchairMayor editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

WE CANADIANS were saying all the right things yesterday (Nov. 9, 2016), in our usual polite way. We common folk might have been shaking our heads, but our leaders were being diplomatic, as leaders should. 271 more words


We for She Conference highlights how Donald Trump is pushing young women into action

At a conference for women in Vancouver, the fight to break the glass ceiling in politics and beyond was a key topic and, not surprisingly, the words and actions of Donald Trump are spurring young women into action. 241 more words


Clark blasts Ottawa after Bella Bella diesel spill

VANCOUVER – As crews scramble to contain and clean up a diesel spill in waters off British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest Premier Christy Clark lashed out Friday at the federal government’s inadequate commitment to disaster response on Canada’s West Coast. 632 more words


Private land within Great Bear Rainforest donated to Nature Conservancy

A vast track of land about half the size of Stanley Park within British Columbia’s prized Great Bear Rainforest has been donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada. 132 more words


Wilson-Raybould lays out vision for UN Declaration

VANCOUVER – Canada must adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in a way that translates into real change for its aboriginal citizens, federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says. 541 more words