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Let's have climate tests for all policy | Jul 1 2016 | Scott Vrooman | By saying a focus on blocking pipelines is too simplistic, Trudeau implied that a climate test for only pipelines is also too simplistic.
Photo: flickr/Chris Yakimov
Federal court overturns Northern Gateway pipeline approval | Jun 30 2016 | Sophia Reuss | The ruling cited a lack of meaningful consultation with First Nations affected by the pipeline.
EXTRACTION! image from Ad Astra
EXTRACTION! Ad Astra's comic book journalism tackles mining justice | Jun 29 2016 | June Chua | Ad Astra Comix is breathing new life into the genre as it prepares for its second publication, EXTRACTION! which examines "the criminal activities of mining companies" in North America.
Photo: Sipenkne'katik Warrior Chief Jim Maloney and activist and Water Protector
Sipenkne'katik injunction request to stop Alton Gas heard in Federal Court | Jun 29 2016 | Angela Giles | The Sipenkne'katik band's injunction request to stop Alton Gas from proceeding with the company's gas storage project was heard at the Halifax Federal Court last week.
Photo: Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons
'Three Amigos' to spin trade, energy and climate | Jun 29 2016 | Brent Patterson | What issues will be discussed at the "Three Amigos" summit this Wednesday and how will their decisions affect you and me?
Photo: Steph Wechsler
Community and scientists agree: Ontario must clean up Grassy Narrows immediately | Jun 29 2016 | Sophia Reuss | The Ontario government announced it would commit $300,000 to monitor mercury levels in the river near Grassy Narrows, but the community and scientists question the level of commitment.
Mad Max: Fury Road screenshot via The Mary Sue
The future is not ours to see -- but it is ours to shape | Jun 29 2016 | Ed Finn | This is Part 3 of a three-part series that examines the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
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Burn this puppy down! #Brexit | Jun 29 2016 | Daryn Caister | Between Trump, Bernie Sanders, the Brexit vote, the various "springs" around the world etc., one thing is certain: people are pissed and are lashing out.
A new danger descends on Canada | Jun 28 2016 | The Leap Manifesto | Some of Canada's most conservative politicians have been warning that a new menace is descending on the country. What are they so scared of?
Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr
Broken records define the climate crisis | Jun 28 2016 | David Suzuki | Despite overwhelming evidence for human-caused climate change, the fossil fuel industry continues to employ organizations to fool followers into believing the problem doesn't exist or isn't serious.
FoodShare brings food justice solutions into classrooms | Jun 23 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Tuesday, I found nirvana for those seeking food justice when I visited FoodShare Toronto.
Open letter: B.C. has opportunity to get back on track to 2050 climate target | Jun 22 2016 | various | The Energy Forum -- a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations -- calls on the B.C. government to deliver on the province's 2050 climate targets.

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Liberal climate change plan coming, $7 billion expenditure mark_alfred said... A document was leaked to the Globe and Mail, describing a $7 billion climate change plan of the...
The Leap Manifesto Unionist said... I don't understand. What's wrong with worshipping the Sun God Ra?   in
Trudeau to push to make Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines a reality jerrym said... Well that didn't take long. Justin is going to use his cuddly image to seil more pipelines and...
Resistance in Shawnigan Lake ikosmos said... Shawnigan featured on W5.   in
Trudeau Liberals and the Environment mark_alfred said... Here's a clip from the first question period (today, December 7, 2015) that includes a couple of...
COP21 climate demonstrations banned after attacks NDPP said... Stephane Dion Pessimistic Ahead of COP21 Climate Conference http://www.cbc.ca/news/cop21-paris-...
Report: Obama Administration Will Reject The Keystone XL Pipeline Unionist said... Trudeau ‘disappointed’ Obama rejects $8 billion Keystone pipeline   in
Favourite housing and planning policies (all parties) Mr. Magoo said... I think that you often start threads that probably should be the kindling for bigger fires, but...
Do Liberal supporters have the right to expect the party to have a "this far, and no further" point on the rightward shift? mark_alfred said... Since there's so many Liberals here now, I figured I'd make a parallel thread to the similarly...
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/...

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Only 7 full time park rangers patrol 14 million hectares of protected areas in British Columbia
Public concern is mounting over the BC government's reckless disregard for protected parklands as only 7 rangers patrol an area the size of Denmark, Costa Rica, and Switzerland combined.

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