I attended the LNG 101: Lunch and Learn session hosted by Steelhead LNG at the Mary Winspear Centre. We heard the same rhetoric from Steelhead that we have heard before: the proposal is still in the early stages and that they are committed to building strong First Nations relationships. The company promotes itself as having uniquely high standards in its interaction with First Nations, but what does that look like?Continue reading
Recently, I had a very disturbing conversation with a friend living in rural British Columbia. There was desperation in his voice as he spoke of the disintegration of the natural systems around him. Living in urban British Columbia we do not see the effects of our changing climate. Sure we feel the drought conditions as the water restrictions make our lawns brown, and most of us watch the forests burn across the province from the comfort of our living room. It is the little things that my friend notices that are frightening.Continue reading
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