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How The Green Party Would Address The Opioid Crisis

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

This summer, British Columbia saw the most devastating two months ever for illicit drug overdoses. This week, all nine contestants for Green Party leader put forward ideas on how to address the opioid crisis.

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Report calls Long Term Viability of LNG Into Question

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

A new report is raising questions about the long-term viability of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export industry around the world as the Trudeau government continues to signal support for one such project in British Columbia.

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‘We See You And We Hear You’ – Says The Minister

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

Federal Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan used the same phrase on Thursday to offer an olive branch to opponents of a government-owned oil pipeline that he did five months ago: “We see you and we hear you.”

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BC Harbours Ban Large Cruise Ships Through October

By Carl Meyer, National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Harbour authorities in Victoria and Vancouver say they support the Canadian government’s decision to ban large cruise ships through October, as Ottawa continues to restrict activities that could put people at risk of becoming infected with the coronavirus.

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Three Provinces Launch Economic Reopening Measures

By Michael Bramadat-Willcock & Carl Meyer, National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporters & Emma McIntosh, National Reporter, Canada’s National Observer

Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia launch COVID-19 economic reopening measures this week, and all three provinces are tackling the issue on their own terms.

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