Date: 2012/11/26 -- Category/Categories: Events, Kinder Morgan

Trans Mountain, the company who is proposing an expansion of the Kinder-Morgan Pipeline, will be conducting a series of public information sessions on Vancouver Island in December and January, including two in Saanich-Gulf Islands. The purpose of these sessions are to introduce the expansion proposal to the public and have project representatives on hand to answer questions. They ...

Date: 2012/10/25 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise today to present a petition on behalf of residents of London, Ontario. I have not seen the petition prior to this, but the petitioners request that, in light of the climate crisis, the House of Commons legislate a gradual decline in the volume of fossil ...

Date: 2012/10/24 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first is from residents of British Columbia who are calling the attention of the House to the need to stop the proposed so-called Enbridge northern gateway pipeline in order to protect the coastline of British Columbia from the risk of oil spills and ...

Date: 2012/10/16 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, my second petition is also from residents throughout British Columbia. The petitioners are calling on the government to stop the promotion of the so-called northern gateway project, to treat it dispassionately, to ensure full hearings and to ensure there is impartiality from the current government when looking at this proposal. Print ...

Date: 2012/09/12 -- Category/Categories: Kinder Morgan, Press Releases

Leaders representing municipal, provincial and federal Green parties held a press conference in Vancouver today to denounce the plans to twin the 1,150 km Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline between Edmonton, AB, and Burnaby, BC. Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, Jane Sterk, Leader of ...

Date: 2012/09/12 -- Category/Categories: In the News, Kinder Morgan

Publication Source: Georgia Straight Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Yolande Cole Representatives of federal, provincial and municipal Green parties voiced their collective opposition today (September 12) to plans to twin the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline between Edmonton and Burnaby. “This proposal would dramatically increase the number of super tankers carrying bitumen ...

Date: 2012/08/23 -- Category/Categories: Island Tides, Kinder Morgan

The idea of a shell game is simple enough.  Three small shells or cups glide around a surface, hiding one small object.  Wikipedia notes that this game is an elaborate, if simple, confidence trick, designed to perpetrate a fraud. Stephen Harper’s latest moves in the Enbridge project debate have been a lot like that shell ...

Date: 2012/08/09 -- Category/Categories: Blogs

Yesterday in British Columbia, Prime Minister Stephen Harper tried to sound a note of reason on the subject of the increasingly unpopular proposal to build 1,100 kilometres of pipeline through the northern British Columbia wilderness between the Alberta oil sands and a proposed super tanker port in Kitimat, B.C. Here is what he said: “The ...

Date: 2012/07/16 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth

There is no shortage of compelling issues to discuss in a Hill Times Environmental Policy briefing.  Even listing, without describing, the catalogue of assaults on environmental law and policy by the prime minister in the last 12 months is enough to occupy the whole issue. Canada undermined global climate negotiations in Durban in December, negotiated ...

Date: 2012/06/13 -- Category/Categories: Press Conferences

Green Party Leader and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May held a press conference with NDP and Liberal MPs, speaking about the recent oil spill in Alberta.  Property owners Bonnie and Gord Johnston of Sundre, Alberta, who are adversely affected by the oil spill, also spoke at the press conference. Print this page...

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