This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Changing the rules doesn’t make LNG ‘clean’ energy

Yes, yes, yes, I know I've teased you with hints of the post on the BC NDP, and a couple other gems, but I've come down sick with a nasty head cold and cough that makes me feel like my brain is cotton.  Thankfully,I managed to get this weeks column done just as I was … Continue reading This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Changing the rules doesn’t make LNG ‘clean’ energy

Don’t worry Kitimat, it’s all just part of the BC Job Plan.

Christy Clark told the world last year, Kitimat is where it's at and now the press is heralding the transformation of the 'doom-town' into a 'boom-town'.... boom shaka laka laka... that is. Now it seems like the entire world is heading to Kitimat looking for a job, and a new business is trying to set up shop in town... much to … Continue reading Don’t worry Kitimat, it’s all just part of the BC Job Plan.

Pacific Trails Pipeline Project clears the path for Enbridge, largely under the radar of most British Columbians.

If there is one thing that can be said about all the attention being paid to the Northern Gateway Project, it is that it provides a good distraction for other projects and issues to move along without getting the same ass kicking Enbridge is. Take for example, the Pacific Trails Pipeline project ( also referred to … Continue reading Pacific Trails Pipeline Project clears the path for Enbridge, largely under the radar of most British Columbians.

The not often talked about downside to foreign investment in British Columbia.

A little something for you to digest while I finish up the Port Mann story, something very relevent to my ongoing interest in how much of British Columbia is being bought and sold by foreign interests. First up, let's take a trip down memory lane to the emotional little moment Pat Bell had last year when … Continue reading The not often talked about downside to foreign investment in British Columbia.

Close call on BC coast, should be ‘Wake- Up call’ for British Columbians.

A couple days ago, one of my  regular readers( astro)  shared a shocking story here in the comments section. His source for the information was http://willcocks.blogspot.com/. During one of last weeks storms and ensuing high seas, a cargo ship that was anchored offshore Mayne Island was pushed onto a reef, where it immediately became a … Continue reading Close call on BC coast, should be ‘Wake- Up call’ for British Columbians.