Upcoming Book launch dates Pauline Le Bel’s: ‘Whale in the Door’

Pauline Le Bel’s most recent book of literary non-fiction ‘Whale in the Door: A Community Unites to Protect BC’s Howe Sound’ will be presented on the following dates: OCTOBER 24: ‘Whale in the Door’ Book launch, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt at 7 pm, Ric Careless, host. 5714 Medusa St, …

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Protect Howe Sound Flotilla – Great Success!

My Sea to Sky, Patagonia, Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative, Skwomesh Action, and Backbone Campaign and many people came out at the Stawamus Waterfront, a traditional village of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh people, for a paddle out to demonstrate support for the protection of Howe Sound from unsustainable industrial development. Backbone Campaign …

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Boycott BC’s corrupt environmental assessment

Throughout the provincial environmental review processes of the Woodfibre LNG project in Atl’Kitsem / Howe Sound, the company has been making political donations to the BC Liberal Party. The total amount donated to the BC Liberal Party totals almost $167,000. Two Woodfibre LNG employees were named in a Globe and …

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Feb 9 – March 11: Public input Woodfibre LNG amending EA certificate

As you might know, October last year Woodfibre LNG was required by the Squamish Nation to change its seawater cooling system to air cooling. Since Woodfibre LNG had received a Environmental Assessment Certificate that specifically included the seawater cooling system, the company is required to amend its certificate. Since the …

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Woodfibre LNG says ‘It is a GO!’

November 4 2016 Woodfibre – In a statement made at the Woodfibre site surround by BC Government representatives, Giraud mentioned that they will break ground next year January. But will they? Chief Ian Campbell of the Squmish nation mentioned on BC Almanac right after Woodfibre LNG’s and the Premier Clark’s …

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Fixed link to Sunshine Coast

We are asked to comment on an feasibility study for several fixed link options to the Sunshine Coast. The study includes only the costs of construction, and ignores any costs to the environment, tourism, marine resources, and the effects of increased car traffic on BC’s carbon footprint. Q: What is …

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Stand up against Gravel mine proposal

This Environmental Assessment is done by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the BC Environmental Assessment Office. You have until Monday October 3 2016 to submit comments through the Environmental Assessment Office website. More information on our dedicated webpage, Burnco Gravel mine

“Sorry Woodfibre, the approvals are inadequate.”

Please note that the online version of our letter to the Editor was changed by the newspaper without our consent. The newspaper has done so under legal threats from Woodfibre LNG. The online version line had the following sentence removed from the second paragraph: “There was no action taken by …

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