Chapter highlights

February 4, 2015
Map of where the Raven coal mine would be located. Compliance Energy has just re-submitted an application for its proposed Raven coal mine on Vancouver Island. The British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) now has 30 days (until about March 2) to evaluate if the application is complete. If the application is assessed as complete, then a 180 day review process will begin (through...
February 2, 2015
Today's action in front of the NEB office in Calgary. The Council of Canadians joined with 350.org, Leadnow.ca, Greenpeace and Avaaz in Calgary today to deliver more than 100,000 messages from people across the country to the National Energy Board (NEB) demanding that climate change be included in their review of the Energy East pipeline. Astonishingly, climate change is not currently on the...
February 1, 2015
Council of Canadians South Shore chapter activist Marion Moore. The South Shore chapter of the Council of Canadians hosted a public forum on Friday (January 30) featuring Graham Steele. The Globe and Mail has reported, "What I Learned about Politics is one part Politics for Dummies and the other a very long exit interview, in which Mr. Steele, the former NDP finance minister from Nova Scotia...
January 31, 2015
The Council of Canadians Mid Island chapter held a successful public forum in Nanaimo on Wednesday (January 28) in opposition to liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals and pipelines. The meeting featured Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker Damien Gilles and Dr. Eion Finn, a resident of Howe Sound where the Woodfibre LNG terminal is proposed. The promotion for the 'No Fracking with our...
January 30, 2015
Activists deployed a ten-foot tall inflatable elephant outside the premiers meeting in Ottawa at noon hour today. This morning CBC reports, "[Today] Canada's provincial and territorial premiers ... will convene behind closed doors at a downtown Ottawa hotel, where they are expected to discuss a wide range of issues pertinent to their respective and collective interests, including energy,...

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