4.6 Magnitude earthquake in Northern B.C. caused by fracking

British Columbia's energy regulator has confirmed that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake in northeast B.C. earlier this year was caused by a nearby fracking operation.  Continue reading

Municipalities in Howe Sound call upon Federal Minister of Environment & Climate Change

  Municipalities aren’t taking chances with the Woodfibre LNG export project getting it's federal environmental assessment certificate approved by the new Federal Min. of Environment & Climate Change, Catherine McKenna.  Bowen Island and West Vancouver councils have sent letters to McKenna requesting a halt the federal decision on the Woodfibre LNG proposed project.  On Tuesday, Dec 15th the Lions Bay Council unanimously agreed with them and a letter will be sent to the Ministers imminently. Read the West Vancouver and Bowen Island letters:   Continue reading

UVic Lawyer on Woodfibre LNG

Environmental lawyer's take on the Federal Government's response to Woodfibre LNG by Mark Haddock of UVic Law A concerned citizen on Bowen Island Ross McDonald, asked lawyer Mark Haddock to look into the Woodfibre LNG environmental assessment that now rests with the Federal government. Mark Haddock writes on how the Federal Government can respond to the Provincial Environmental Assessment Office of BC that approved the flawed assessment in October 2015. Take a peek!    Continue reading

Fracking Regulation on Trial in Andrew Nikiforuk's 'Slick Water'

  Award winning author and investigative journalist, Andrew Nikiforuk launches new book unraveling the story of Jessica Ernst, the oil patch scientist and landowner defiantly challenging the regulation of fracking in Canada.  Continue reading

Vote vote vote!

The most important thing you can do this election is vote. Make sure you get everyone you know to vote too. There is too much at stake not to. Continue reading

Turning off the fracked gas

My partner and I bought our home in Squamish in September 2006. It was a fixer-upper, and one of the first things we wanted to do was replace the old oil furnace. Winter was coming, and we needed to make a quick decision. The local heating company convinced us that natural gas was the way to go as we already had the ducting in place, and natural gas is “clean” and “green.” Besides, it had the word “natural” in it, so how bad could it be? Continue reading

My Sea to Sky visits Christy Clark at the Legislature

On Monday July 13, 2015, nine My Sea to Sky’ers travelled over to the Victoria Legislature to take our message right to the kingdom’s doorstep. Read how the day unfolded. Please share.  Continue reading

Opposition to Woodfibre LNG underreported

A lot of media coverage is underreporting opposition to the Squamish WoodfibreLNG project (WLNG) despite support for WLNG being incredibly weak. Continue reading

Howe Sound under siege

   Howe Sound is Canada’s southernmost fjord. It is a natural beauty which should be declared a world-class heritage site.  Common Sense Canadian co-founder, Rafe Mair on why Woodfibre LNG has no place in Howe Sound.  Continue reading