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

Accidents happen. Is Woodfibre LNG worth the risk?

The environmental tragedies of the last two weeks have made one thing clear: accidents happen. Continue reading

Celebrating Unity on Earth Day

Something amazing is happening around Howe Sound. People meeting new people. Smiles. Information sharing. Momentum building. It's inspiring. In the face of adversity, people come together. Continue reading

Squamish LNG plant cooling system threatens herring

Squamish LNG plant cooling system threatens herring, if approved, while the 1991 Federal Guidelines on cooling water intakes is out-dated. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) guidelines recommend industrial marine water intake pipes be located at least 2 km from documented herring spawn areas. Local video near Squamish, B.C. documents herring spawn occurred within 2 km of the proposed Woodfibre LNG site in February and March, 2015. Continue reading

The oil spill in English Bay was a tragedy that could have been avoided

My goodness what a disaster! On Wednesday 8th April, ~2,800 litres of toxic bunker fuel was spilled in English Bay, and the black tar-like sludge has been washing up on Vancouver's beaches for the last week. The media was blazing with information as the event unfolded. There was lots of confusion. Who is responding? Where are they? How are they responding? Continue reading