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Special reference to:

2018-02-27   Canada’s largest integrated energy company has filed an application for a massive new oilsands project defying expectations of slowing growth in the oilsands, Financial Post


There are gaps in the postings.  Little on plastics and microfibres.   Some material is in  submissions to Government, not evident from the title.

2018-10-29 Water: pushing to block for-profit water extraction and bottling, right across Vancouver Island

2018-08-30 VICTORY: We’ve defeated Trans Mountain, from EcoJustice    (EcoJustice are the lawyers on the case.)

2018-08-30   Federal Court of Appeal overturned the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline approval!

2017-10 Book, Oil’s Deep State, How the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming – in Alberta, and in Ottawa, by Kevin Taft

Presentation in Courtenay, Sept 13, 2018

2018-07-10 How would you spend $4.5 billion?

2018-06-18 For Your Selection, June 18, 2018

2018-06-17 Canada – Consequences of stranded oil and gas assets, with thanks to Thomas at Elizabeth May’s office

2018-06-07 The Petro-State. Provincial Auditor Saskatchewan: abandoned oil & gas wells, $4 billion (Alberta will be many times more). Revolving door: former premier Brad Wall now at Osler Law Firm (help for Kinder Morgan). Before that, Dwayne Lingenfelter to Nexen.

2018-06-05 What a joke! We bought a crappy pipeline with taxpayer’s money, Common Ground.

2018-06-01 Every Canadian Unknowingly Gives $100 a Year to Big Oil, Study Reveals, Motherboard

2018-05-31 Did Canada buy an oil pipeline in fear of being sued by China? Bruce Livesay, The Guardian

2018-05-30 Opinion Say hello to Justin Trudeau, the world’s newest oil executive, The Guardian, Bill McKibbon

2018-05-26 Five minute Video shows Canadian banks, how much each one has in loans & commitments for tar sands & pipeline expansion

“Les Miz”, a powerful call. “Do you hear the people sing?”     –  singing the song of angry men . . .

2018-05-16 Water: Bowser residents protest marine sewage outfall plan, Parksville Qualicum Beach News, Michael Briones

2018-05-01 David Orchard. The Kinger Morgan kowtow. Vancouver Sun.

2018-04-29 Re pipeline, the Spill Regulations, my input to public consultations

2018-04-27 Maybe this can be of assistance re the pipeline?

2018-04-21 Poisons in Water, cholera, norovirus: Out In The Open, CBC Radio, Letter to host Piya Chattopadhyay.

2018-04-20 HSBC to stop financing most new coal plants, oil sands, arctic drilling, Reuters

2018-04-16 Verbal version of Water, Submission to Town Council, Cholera cases, originating French Creek and Qualicum Bay. And April 9th report of norovirus. Human sewage a plausible factor in both.

2018-04-14 What’s really criminal in Canada’s Kinder Morgan pipeline debacle, by Martyn Brown, in the “straight”

2018-04-10 re Cholera and Norovirus in Georgia Strait, BC. Local resident writes . . .

2018-04-09 2 B.C. oyster farms closed after norovirus outbreak, CBC

2018-03-26 Water: re Cholera cases from herring eggs, Qualicum Beach area. Letter to officials, Reply from Medical Health Officer.

2018-03-25 Vancouver Island cholera outbreak ‘a unique situation,’ health officials say, Vancouver Sun

2018-03-22 This is Trudeau’s worst nightmare

2018-03-18 Environment minister Catherine McKenna on contradiction at heart of Canada’s energy policy, CBC Sunday Edition

2018-03-06 re Kindermorgan pipeline: Trudeau didn’t show us the science on Kinder Morgan so we went looking.

2018-02-27   Canada’s largest integrated energy company has filed an application for a massive new oilsands project defying expectations of slowing growth in the oilsands, Financial Post     (In the context of the KinderMorgan Pipeline)

2018-02-05 The constitutional complexity of pipelines: It’s as clear as bitumen, Jason MacLean, Globe and Mail   I was curious about the assertions that jurisdiction over the Kinder Morgan pipeline resides solely with the Federal Govt; that BC has zero jurisdiction?

2018-01-10 Powerful press conference! New York City is divesting from fossil fuels AND suing 5 big oil and gas companies.

2017-10-26 Revealed: oil giants pay billions less tax in Canada than abroad, The Guardian

2017-09-12 The proposed Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant, submission to the BC Government

2017-09-12 One developer drops out of Bowser sewer deal, Parksville Qualicum News

2017-08-23 Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant

2017-08-16 Water: Bowser votes on sewage treatment. ($11 million for 188 population? What am I missing?)

2017-03-06 I hate getting hosed. CPP Investment Board. Kinder Morgan needs a big “investment” from us. A money-losing bail-out. STOP IT FROM HAPPENING.   

Financial analysis says it’s a bad deal – – but CPP is investing in it.

2016-08-10 Teachers investigate whether University of Calgary is in bed with Big Oil, National Observer

2016-01-29 How TD banked the 2nd-largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. (And they’re the largest banker for the tar sands and pipeline expansions.)

2015-03-03 Canadian Government Pushing First Nations to Give Up Land Rights for Oil and Gas Profits, The Guardian

2006-10-11   Where to go?  &  Alta, Sask officials discuss cross-boundary oilsands pollution (Sask lakes dying)

2006-10-11   re Acid rain in Northern Saskatchewan (Alberta tar sands)

2006-09-13   continued re Tar Sands and SO2 emissions, Sask lakes dying

***  2006-09-12   Response from Govt to Saskatchewan Lakes dying from tarsands emissions?

2006-07-10   Wow. Peter Lougheed speaks out, Tar Sands; plus LA Times & Globe & Mail on pipeline


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