Author: Gerald Reed

Author: Gerald Reed

Enbridge pipeline, tankers draw fire at annual UBCM convention
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline was a hot topic at last week’s Union of BC Municipalities’ (UBCM) annual convention in Whistler. For those unfamiliar with the organization, the UBCM brings together mayors and councillors from all of BC’s towns and cities, as well as the directors of Regional Districts. Over the week, they sit through workshops and network

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Beneath Enbridge’s PR Spin
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

On December 2nd 61 First Nations with territory in the Fraser River watershed spoke up against Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline – the Save the Fraser Gathering of Nations Declaration. The same day the Nations published a full page ad in the Globe and Mail. Enbridge was quick off the bat to respond, emailing its

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Enbridge oil threat comes to Vancouver International Film Fest February 16
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

If you’re in the Lower Mainland on February 16, you’ll want to check out spOILed, a special presentation at the Vancouver International Film Festival on the threats posed by the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline and oil tankers on BC’s North Coast. The event will take you from the Tar sands to the Great Bear Rainforest

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Enbridge finds no love in Northwest B.C. communities in February
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

Thursday, February 17, Enbridge hosted a Community Technical Information Session on its proposed Northern Gateway pipeline in the Houston Community Hall. Following three previous community information sessions in Kitimat, Burns Lake, and Prince George, as well as a public forum in Terrace, the Houston forum concluded the February installment of Enbridge community engagement exercises.

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10-year old Ta’Kaiya says ‘Protect our coast from oil spills
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

Earlier today, the world learned of oil transport giant Enbridge’s strategy for handling inevitable oil spills along its proposed pipeline through pristine British Columbian wilderness: mop it up with human hair. The cockamamie “MyHairCares” hoax, dreamed up by former oil workers and involving outreach to over 1000 hair salons, was promoted in a slick Video

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Proposed pipeline route photography featured in Outside Magazine
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

In June, ForestEthics partnered with International League of Conservation Photographers shooter Neil Osborne on a project to gather images along the proposed route of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline.

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No Apologies Forthcoming by Gerald Amos
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

Recently there has been a lot of criticism by supporters of the tar sands, and oil industry front groups, of Canadian non-profit organizations who have concerns regarding the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, and the fact that they receive support from U.S. philanthropic foundations. Ethical Oil.org, and Our Decsion.ca, oil industry front groups with

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Friends of Wild Salmon is blogging the Enbridge JRP hearings
September 2, 2019 Default Gerald Reed

The folks at Friends of Wild Salmon have published blog entries, videos, and slideshows from the Enbridge JRPhearings in Northern B.C. on their site. Visit the FOWS pipeline hearings blog.

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