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Monthly Archive for May, 2015

Do you enjoy being a raw hypocrite? Well, if you’re a taxpayer in Canada that’s what you are because you support raw hypocrisy every day in the various hearings on environmental matters that take place. I’ve written in the past, from personal experience, about environmental assessments of independent power projects (IPPs), the environmental disgraces of […]

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It’s been a while I know since I gave you a personal blog rather than one for general consumption. I truly have been pretty busy editing my new book coming out this fall. The book is called I Remember Horse Buns and below you’ll see a facsimile of what it will look like. It’s the […]

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Dr. David Suzuki, in a recent column well worth reading, talks about a change in attitude across the country – changes with First Nations, increasing environmentalism, a new government in Alberta. Big changes are happening everywhere. I wonder how many British Columbians have thought about the disgraceful attitude of industry and government towards our environment and […]

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The Globe and Mail story is short and simple  – “Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is preparing to bring in a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions, an ambitious move that could amount to the nation’s single largest salvo in the battle against global warming”. Ah, but it gets more complicated. There’s more than one way […]

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Somehow, the day after it happened, the election of the NDP in Alberta doesn’t seem quite as astonishing as it would have say, a year ago. Back then, one would have been in danger of certification as mad to predict that the Tories, after some 43 years, would be turfed out of what had become […]

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The recent victory of the Heiltsuk band in Bella Bella over the herring fishery is not only heartwarming, it is significant. It has once again demonstrated that the history and experience of the First Nations can trump the conclusions of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. In 1978, I became Environment Minister for British Columbia […]

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Except briefly, let’s avoid environmental questions about Woodfibre LNG for today and concentrate on fiscal matters. Even if Woodfibre LNG was an environmental bonus to Howe Sound and the surrounding communities; even if it was clean as a whistle, its plant and accoutrements safe as a church, and the tanker traffic absolutely guaranteed by God […]

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