An aboriginal businessman and former motivational speaker has teamed with the British Columbia billionaires best known for their ownership of the Vancouver Canucks to pitch an alternative to the struggling Northern Gateway pipeline.
Opponents of oil tankers off the British Columbia coast marked the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on Monday by launching a renewed campaign against two proposed oil pipeline projects through the province.
The Gitga'at First Nation in British Columbia has filed a court challenge to the federal review panel recommendation in favour of the Northern Gateway pipeline, bringing to 10 the number of applications filed in Vancouver against the project.
A federal review panel has concluded that the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline project should go ahead if more than 200 conditions are met. Here’s a roundup of some of the reactions to the panel’s findings:
British Columbia will make its “biggest contribution to Canada” in its history if projects to tap into its massive natural gas reserves get the necessary investment in the coming months, Premier Christy Clark says.