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    Where are they?

      A unique summer sitting of the British Columbia Legislature called by the BC Liberal government to pass the controversial Liquefied Natural Gas Project Agreements Act and to debate the project development agreement (PDA) for Pacific NorthWest LNG, has just finished. The BC NDP Opposition allowed this sweetheart deal for a consortium headed by Malaysian state-owned Petronas to pass the Legislature in just six days. The government is wildly desperate to get a liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry going in British Columbia before the next election in 2017.
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    Fish by the Barrel

    Wild sockeye salmon is the most financially lucrative renewable marine resource on the West Coast. Thanks in large part to sockeye trade, generations of coastal peoples have built strong economies and vibrant cultures. These traditions continue today, but BC Liberals and Harper Conservatives seem determined to gut our west coast fishery just like we gutted the east coast cod fishery. Our provincial and federal governments keep putting fossil fuels ahead of better economic opportunities and more sustainable practices.
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