Posted on December 08, 2013

by Emma Gilchrist, Reprinted from Desmog Canada

A group of professional engineers who say Enbridge’s Northern Gateway proposal is three times riskier than the company states is trying to raise $20,000 to ensure their alternative analysis reaches a broader audience. Brian Gunn, who was the project

Posted on January 01, 2015

Tanker Free BC is proud to announce that veteran environmental campaigner Ben West is now the organization’s Executive Director.

“Ben has worked passionately for many years against tar sands pipelines and tankers expansion, and he’s the perfect person to lead us into 2015 as we ramp up our campaigns during this critical year,” said Tanker Free BC founder and Chairperson Rex Weyler.

Posted on December 10, 2014

Enbridge crew working on pipelineA Waterloo resident – now credited with finding crucial flaws in Enbridge’s Line 9 reversal pipeline in Southwest Ontario -- is sounding the alarm over an internal e-mail from the National Energy Board that appears to boast about new Harper government rules that reduce the public’s ability to ask questions at pipeline hearings.

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Posted on October 17, 2014

A 135-metre container ship laden with hundreds of tonnes of bunker and diesel fuel is adrift off the west coast of Haida Gwaii, says the Canadian Forces' Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria.

The Russian container ship Simushir is about 25 kilometres off Tasu Sound, according to the centre. 

The Canadian Coast Guard says the ship was incapacitated in gale force winds early this morning around 1:30 a.m. PT.

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Posted on October 17, 2014

Standing with First Nations to protect our coast. Pull Together: Many paddles, one canoe. www.pull-together.ca

Multiple lawsuits are in the courts to stop the Northern Gateway Pipeline from being built through BC.
They attack the Joint Review Panel's recommendation and Federal Cabinets decision to approve it.

Posted on September 29, 2014

Late on Friday afternoon Yinka Dene Alliance nations Nadleh Whut’en and Nak’azdli got the “green light” from the Federal Court of Appeal to proceed with their constitutional challenge to the Enbridge tankers and pipelines project. Our Enbridge court challenge will now proceed alongside multiple lawsuits brought by First Nations, by conservation groups and by Canada’s largest private sector union.

Together we remain the wall of opposition that Enbridge cannot break.

Posted on September 15, 2014

BURNABY, BC  Saturday, September 13, 2013 -  We are taking action today to honour the 13 trees that US based pipeline company Kinder Morgan illegally cut down in the Burnaby Mountain conservation area on unceded Coast Salish Territory. We stand in solidarity with the Tsleil-Waututh who have launched a legal challenge against the unlawful conduct of the National Energy Board (NEB) and the Crown concerning Kinder Morgan. As a penalty to Kinder Morgan, we, the people, will be here locked to the main gate of the Westridge Marine Terminal for one hour for each of the 13 trees.

Posted on September 03, 2014

VANCOUVER – The City of Burnaby says on Tuesday morning workers from Kinder Morgan arrived in the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area with chainsaws and tree-cutting equipment and started marking trees for removal.

The company is conducting survey work for the pipeline they are proposing to build between Alberta and Burnaby.

However, the city has now directed Kinder Morgan to stop work in this area.

Posted on August 29, 2014

Down a long back road, south of Houston BC, there is a place known as the Unist’ot’en Camp. Situated on Wet’suwet’en territory, the Unist’ot’en Camp is a community of people reoccupying their traditional territory and living off the land. The camp, which consists of permaculture gardens and a pit house, creates opportunities for people to learn from the voices of elders and those who have protected and lived off of the land.

Posted on August 29, 2014

VICTORIA – Master carver Jewell Praying Wolf James and other members of the Lummi Nation will begin the Canadian portion of a newly-carved totem pole’s journey from South Dakota to its new home near the tar sands.


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