This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.
This past winter/spring – the conflict between Coastal Gaslink pipeline the BC government and the Wetsuweten Nation resulted in nation-wide solidarity actions and mass protest. The issue was not resolved and protest was quieted by the pandemic.
Continue reading Election 2020: The Wet’suwet’en conflict
Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Forestry and fish are playing out as pivotal B.C. election issues in the North Island, as two party leaders paid a visit to the riding in the final week of their campaigns.
Continue reading Election 2020: Forestry and fish are key issues in North Island riding
By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Yesterday, John Horgan committed an NDP government to enacting independent review recommendations calling for a ‘paradigm shift’ in old growth forest management, including legislation to make ecosystem health and biodiversity an overarching, all-sector priority.
Continue reading Election 2020: NDP make paradigm shift in old growth forest management
Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
British Columbia’s two dominant political parties are backing liquefied natural gas development as part of their re-election campaign platforms.
Continue reading Election 2020: BC Liberals would expedite LNG export projects