Greens call on Government to Stand Up for BC on Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Media Statement April 17, 2014
For Immediate Release

Greens call on Government to Stand Up for BC on Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Andrew Weaver, Deputy Leader of the BC Green Party and MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, and Adam Olsen, Interim Leader of the BC Green Party, are calling on the BC Government and Kinder Morgan to request that the National Energy Board introduce cross-examination into the hearing process for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. 

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Government rescinds Order in Council after angering BC First Nations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Government rescinds Order in Council after angering BC First Nations

Victoria, BC - The BC Green Party welcomes the Minister of Environment Mary Polak’s move to rescind Order in Council #185.

The Order would have removed regulations requiring automatic environmental assessments for natural gas developments, ski resorts and year round resorts.  The decision was made in Council without any consultation with British Columbians including First Nations.

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Kitimat Council leads, democracy wins

Kitimat-PhilGermuth.pngWell done Kitimat residents, Mayor and Council! Your plebiscite on the Northern Gateway pipeline project and the response from your leadership highlighted a positive example of democracy in action. You have inspired people across the province and country!

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BC Green Party Welcomes Kitimat Vote Against Northern Gateway

Media Statement 

For Immediate Release

BC Green Party Welcomes Kitimat Vote Against Northern Gateway

Victoria BC – The BC Green Party welcomes the vote by the residents of Kitimat, BC to reject the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project. We also congratulate the Mayor and Council of Kitimat for pursuing a democratic process allowing the people directly affected by the terminal to voice their opinion.

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Statement on the passing of Jim Flaherty

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Jim Flaherty. For nearly 20 years, Mr. Flaherty has demonstrated an enduring commitment to public service that serves as a shining example for all Canadians.

On behalf of the BC Green Party we extend sincerest condolences to his family and friends.

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