Environment

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Grassy Narrows declares a state of emergency over poor water quality | Aug 29 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | On August 27, 2015, the First Nations community of Grassy Narrows declared a state of emergency over the unsafe drinking water.
We Stand with the Unist’ot’en | Aug 28 2015 | The Unist'ot'en camp and community are on high alert. Support the camp.
Image: Flickr/Philippe Teuwen
Why privacy matters this Canadian election | Aug 28 2015 | Kevin Grandia | After Bill C-51, the line between watching your back and watching over your back is pretty clear.
The right to ride: Everything you need to know about urban cycling | Aug 27 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | Does urban cycling strike a chord of fear in you? Fear not, Yvonne Bambrick's Urban Cycling Survival Guide will show you the rules of the road and how to put them to good use.
Climate in election 2015: The time for action is now | Aug 27 2015 | Brian Iler, Pro Bono | A broad range of programs and policies will be essential to achieve meaningful reduction in emissions and, at the same time, ensure that the burdens and benefits of climate action are fairly shared.
Pipelines are not the only environmental issue in the 2015 election | Aug 26 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | While the August 6 leaders' debate shed some light on pipeline issues, this represents a remarkably narrow slice of the environmental issues that the next federal government will face.
Canadian doctors divest from fossil fuels | Aug 26 2015 | Jesse McLaren | The Canadian Medical Association has voted to divest, calling attention to climate health and urging climate action
Dirty little secret: Energy East still means more money for natural gas | Aug 26 2015 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | TransCanada has inked a deal with natural gas distributors. This ends a high-profile conflict standing in the way of TransCanada's Energy East ambitions.
A healthy environment nurtures healthy people | Aug 25 2015 | David Suzuki | Science is giving us a better understanding of the many ways preserving, caring for and restoring natural spaces can improve the lives of humans and other beings.
Photo: flickr/  EURIST e.V.
Break Metro Vancouver's transit impasse by declaring a climate crisis | Aug 25 2015 | Eric Doherty | Zurich re-purposed road space for transit in the face of a less serious crisis. So, why can't that be Vancouver's solution too?
Otterburne pipeline explosion, 2014
TransCanada's 54-year-old time bomb explodes | Aug 24 2015 | Mark Calzavara | TransCanada's pipeline Integrity Management Program is supposed to prevent ruptures like this. It failed.
In Harm's Way: First Nations leader, activists speak out against Energy East | Aug 24 2015 | Sabrina Bowman | In Toronto in July, we explored how residents would be affected by the Energy East pipeline proposal, despite living hundreds of kilometres away from the pipeline's proposed route.

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Pemberton Music Festival visitors left B.C. campground covered in garbage Todrick of Chatsworth said... Pemberton Music Festival visitors left B.C. campground covered in garbage  http://www.cbc.ca/...
Soil Doug Woodard said... We're treating our soil like dirt. It's a fatal mistake... - Monbiot: http://gu.com/p/47vg4/sbl...
Environmental Defence rates the parties on climate change mark_alfred said... From the site: Quote:The scorecard shows that the NDP is promising the most ambitious carbon...
ITUC calls global union climate summit (Paris 2015) NDPP said... Capitalism Threatens All Life on the Planet http://dissidentvoice.org/2015/05/capitalism-threatens-...
Investment tip: Green Energy Rikardo said... Rght on. I read that most of the new investment is wind or sun. But regulation is important. in
Québec: Manifeste pour un élan global Unionist said... Here it is - and I think I'll quote it in full! But go to the website if you wish to sign the...
Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
RCMP call "anti-petroleum movement" a growing security threat jas said... Yes, this is more likely what the "anti-terrorism" bill is actually about. http://www....
Announcing Beat The Raid: New Source for Info on Anti-Pipelines Graffiti Raid and Repression NDPP said... Thank you to all that struggle and goodspeed to victory! in sol and res in

Events

Vancouver
Tue, Sep 1, 2015
Standing Ground
Hants County
Sun, Sep 27, 2015
Herbert River Paddle
North Vancouver
Sun, Sep 27, 2015
4th Annual Salish Sea Gathering

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Council of Canadians
Grassy Narrows declares State of Emergency over unsafe drinking water
Drinking water tests done by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment found turbidity at a level 120 times the safety limit.

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