Monthly Archives: March 2014

Local SOS members will be interested — Sheila Malcolmson seeks NDP nomination

I’ve pasted Sheila’s announcement and photograph here, in case any of you/us missed it.   Spring’s in the air and I’m sowing seeds. Dear island friends, With so much at stake right now, I want to represent our coastal communities … Continue reading

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Concerned Professional Engineers raise their voices against Northern Gateway

“We are an independent group of registered Professional Engineers who have spent two years analyzing the Northern Gateway project. We’ve found a number of problems with Enbridge’s risk calculations.” So say the Concerned Professional Engineers, who have recently launched a … Continue reading

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Art and Activism at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Photographer Edward Burtynsky’s work is exhibited at the Vancouver Art Gallery until May 26. Burtynsky’s work explores the results of industrial activity. The exhibit is titled “A terrible beauty.” Here’s what the gallery has to say about the exhibit: “A … Continue reading

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So many reasons to oppose Kinder Morgan expansion

Burtt Fidler shares this letter outlining reasons to oppose the proposed Kinder Morgan expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, earlier published in Island Tides.  I am opposed to the Kinder Morgan (formerly Enron) proposal to triple the old Trans Mountain Pipeline … Continue reading

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Kinder Morgan expansion — endangering birds

Sharon McInnes has written an article on the danger the proposed expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline would pose to our avian neighbours. She concludes: “Sadly, the birds have no voice when it comes to the exploitation of their habitat … Continue reading

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