Two important developments British Columbians need to pay attention to, now.

Congratulations all around today in certain circles as the story came out via twitter that longtime Vancouver Sun associate editor/columnist Fazil Mihlar has left the dwindling world of newspapers for greener pastures. Very gr$$n pastures in fact - Mihlar is the new Assistant Deputy Minister for the the B.C. Government new oil and strategic initiatives division. This is … Continue reading Two important developments British Columbians need to pay attention to, now.

Brought to you in part by the impatient foreign investors at CNOOC Energy Economics Institute

“It’s the same situation as the leftover single women. … It will be the same for the oil sands, they will be outdated just like unmarried single women,” ~ Chen Weidong, Chief Energy Researcher, speaking at the Canada China Forum for energy and the environment in Beijing, in reference to China's growing frustration over Canada's delays in … Continue reading Brought to you in part by the impatient foreign investors at CNOOC Energy Economics Institute

I nearly tripped over the elephant in the room.

I've got to say it. How can I not  say it? I get home after a lovely time out and catch up on news, of course everyone's talking about Dix promising a 1 week cure for what ails BC with regards to the Enbridge pipeline - he will serve the 30 notice and pull out of the … Continue reading I nearly tripped over the elephant in the room.

City of Terrace rescinds motion to remain neutral on Enbridge, votes in favour of opposing Enbridge pipeline and tanker traffic.

Stunning motion from the city of Terrace and one that sets a precedent of priorities and value. My friend Merv Ritchie of the Terrace Daily Online, has the exclusive story and video . Please share!  Terrace becomes Economic Leader by Opposing Enbridge.    

One more nail in the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline coffin as B.C. Mayors vote against the highly contentious project.

B.C's mayors have been busy at their annual conference, held in Whistler this year, passing a resolution that staunchly opposes both the proposed Enbridge pipeline project, and another that calls on senior governments to formally ban tanker traffic and offshore drilling  in B.C. From the Surrey Leader today, courtesy of Jeff Nagel : A controversial … Continue reading One more nail in the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline coffin as B.C. Mayors vote against the highly contentious project.