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A Labour Day Message

On_to_Ottawa.jpgAs the Labour Day holiday approaches, the BC Green Party will join other British Columbians around the Province to enjoy the last long weekend of summer. Students and their families will also be preparing for a return to school. But as Interim-Leader of the BC Green Party Adam Olsen points out, Labour Day is much more than an unofficial end to summer and has deeper meaning for all British Columbians and Canadians.

Malahat LNG

SaanichInlet.jpegToday I attended the press conference announcing a partnership between Malahat Nation and Steelhead LNG for a 6 million tonne floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal located at the Bamberton cement plant site in the Saanich Inlet.

Over the years I have written about my relationship with the Saanich Inlet. I often use my experiences fishing on my dad’s guide boat as anecdotes in my speeches, and as a Central Saanich Councillor I worked to correct some of issues chronically plaguing the Inlet.

 

Proposed pipeline projects

Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain
Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would bring three times the amount of dilbit from Alberta to Burnaby and then onto supertankers. Expanding it will increase the number of tankers transporting dilbit along BC's coast from 5 to 34 per month.

Enbridge Northern Gateway
Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline would bring heavy oil from Alberta to Kitimat, BC. The pipeline would be built through the ecologically-sensitive Great Bear Rainforest and supertankers would have to navigate a dangerous inlet, the Douglas Channel.

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.

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