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Jobs! Money! Nope! Benefits of LNG exports grossly exaggerated | Oct 24 2014 | Al Engler | Why do the B.C. and federal governments and corporate media continue to promote LNG as the key to future employment and increased public revenues? The profitability is dubious at best.
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A B.C. framework for LNG, part 2: The LNG income tax | Oct 24 2014 | Marc Lee | Well, we saw this coming but it's still sobering to see it in black and white. The B.C. government's decision to cut its proposed LNG Income Tax in half is simply a cave-in to industry.
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Let's set the record straight: Tar sands = 'dirty oil' | Oct 24 2014 | Joyce Nelson | There's a little cognitive dissonance happening in the tar sands discussion, so let's set the record straight: tar sands are dirty oil and Harper does not have an adequate environmental plan.
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A B.C. framework for LNG, part 1: The carbon benchmark | Oct 23 2014 | Marc Lee | The B.C. government's proposed carbon pollution benchmarks for LNG plants leave much to be desired. The package is an impressive display of cognitive dissonance.
Healing our spirit, strengthening our resistance on anniversary of Elsipogtog raid | Oct 23 2014 | Angela Giles | This past Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the RCMP raid on the 134 encampment in Rexton, N.B., close to the Elsipogtog First Nation.
Pimicikamak occupation of the Jenpeg dam
Cree nation occupies hydro-dam in Manitoba | Oct 22 2014 | Brent Patterson | Last Wednesday, October 15, more than 100 people from the Cross Lake First Nation (Pimicikamak Cree Nation), located north of Lake Winnipeg, occupied the grounds of the Jenpeg hydro-dam.
Hupacasath First Nation puts China on notice over Canada-China FIPA | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Harris | The Hupcasasath First Nation sent a letter to the Premier of China last week, giving notice that the Hupacasath does not consider itself bound by the terms of the agreement.
Mining justice: Local work in a global struggle | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Neigh | Beth Dollaga speaks about the Vancouver-based work of the Mining Justice Alliance against the global injustices endemic to Canada's mining industry.
Global Frackdown: Communities across Canada demand a stop to fracking | Oct 22 2014 | Emma Lui | Last week on October 11, over 300 events were organized in 34 countries for the Global Frackdown, an international day of action to ban fracking.
Provincial and federal governments approve Site C dam project | Oct 22 2014 | Redeye Collective | The Site C dam would flood 83 kilometres of the Peace River, putting wildlife habitat, agricultural land and First Nations heritage site under hundreds of metres of water.
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The dangerous equations of the price of oil | Oct 21 2014 | Brent Patterson | It's not just about shortfalls in revenue. Falling oil prices may also have a major impact on tar sands expansion, pipeline development, and even shipping bitumen on the St. Lawrence River.
Clean-tech is good for the economy and environment | Oct 21 2014 | David Suzuki | Clean technology is the fastest-growing industry in Canada, and it could get a lot bigger. So why is so much focus put on supporting resource extraction?

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New Brunswick premier calls for the twinning of the Energy East pipeline
The N.B. premier visited Alberta for four days to promote the controversial pipeline project and has even gone as far as suggesting two export pipelines -- one for oil, one for gas -- should be built.

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