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New Canadian building codes: not as energy-efficient as they could be

Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

New Canadian building codes under review by a National Research Council committee would allow for designs that are not as energy-efficient as they could be, according to one university study.

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Election 2020: BC Liberals would expedite LNG export projects

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.

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Canada in top 10 for Hydropower, but doesn’t rate for other renewables

By Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Canada has made the top 10 list of countries for the number of jobs in hydropower, but didn’t rank in three other key renewable energy technologies, according to new international figures.

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MLA Promises Immediate Actions For Old Growth Forests – After The Review

By Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A British Columbia legislator says the province’s anticipated strategic review of old-growth forest management is coming by late summer or early fall, and will include “immediate actions.”

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Federal Environment Minister ‘Shares’ concerns of Nanaimo hunger strikers

Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two people are on a hunger strike on Vancouver Island, demanding an end to logging of old-growth forests in B.C., and Canada’s federal environment minister says he shares their concerns over biodiversity loss.

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