In-Sights: Know and ‘No’ to LNG

An articulate letter published by by the Terrace Standard, a Black Press property. Excerpts follow but I urge you to read the entire letter HERE: I was saddened to witness the “yes to LNG” rally held March 16, not only because I know that the Petronas Pacific NorthWest LNG proposal for Lelu Island is wrong-headed ...

In-Sights: Know and ‘No’ to LNG

An articulate letter published by by the Terrace Standard, a Black Press property. Excerpts follow but I urge you to read the entire letter HERE: I was saddened to witness the “yes to LNG” rally held March 16, not only because I know that the Petronas Pacific NorthWest LNG proposal for Lelu Island is wrong-headed ...

In-Sights: Know and ‘No’ to LNG

An articulate letter published by by the Terrace Standard, a Black Press property. Excerpts follow but I urge you to read the entire letter HERE: I was saddened to witness the “yes to LNG” rally held March 16, not only because I know that the Petronas Pacific NorthWest LNG proposal for Lelu Island is wrong-headed ...

In-Sights: BC’s intended major LNG partner

Petronas LNG Decision a ‘Watershed Moment’ for Trudeau Liberals, Say Critics, Mychaylo Prystupa, The Tyee, March 10, 2016 …On Wednesday, a letter signed by 130 Canadian and international scientists urged the Trudeau government to reject a recent Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) report that concluded the Petronas-backed Pacific NorthWest LNG project could be built safely ...

Cowichan Conversations: OPEC has pretty much collapsed, and there is a free fall in the price of oil with Morgan Stanley

BC and the LNG Myth Patrick Smyth By: Patrick Smyth Back in March 2014 I wrote about BC putting all of its eggs into one basket by pursuing a one track economy with its investment in LNG.  Today, BC is in serious trouble. OPEC has pretty much collapsed, and there is a free fall in ...

Cowichan Conversations: “World-Class” BC LNG brings Third World deals with the likes of Petronas

Kevin Logan’s latest post from the Commonsense Canadian is reproduced here with permission. Kevin Logan-Contributor It’s possible that the majority of British Columbians would agree with developing our natural gas resources – even for export – if our own energy security was guaranteed, the economic benefits accrued to British Columbians and we did it all ...

Cowichan Conversations: Damien Gillis-BC Should Not Be Bullied or Suckered by Petronas Over LNG Taxes

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The stakes in the fossil fuel game are high as are the risks taken by those who blindly speak of the riches coming our way from the irresponsible development of BC LNG. The bullish approach taken by the BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark and her duet of cheerleaders Ministers Rich Coleman and ...

The Canadian Progressive: Corporate welfare: Petronas seeks billions in Canadian federal tax handouts

by: Obert Madondo Follow @Obiemad | Published Wed, Aug 13, 2014 2012 PowerShift protest in Ottawa. (Photo: OBERT MADONDO/The Canadian Progressive) In 2012, I complained that Prime Minister Stephen Harper was turning Canada into a fully-fledged petro-state whose vast tar sands operations were owned by energy companies controlled by foreign governments. That was after the Conservatives approved the $15.1 ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC LNG: Promised Land of Prosperity or Gas Fueled Race to the Bottom?

Kevin Logan-Cowichan Conversations Contributor On this the first day of BC’s much ballyhooed International LNG conference, it is worth noting, comparing and contrasting BC’s LNG “model” and that of competing Nations around the world in the natural gas industry. Particularly noteworthy is today’s announcement that Russia and China have signed the biggest gas deal in ...

Cowichan Conversations: With LNG, Asian takeovers of Canadian energy assets still booming

Kevin Logan-Cowichan Conversations Contributor Here is another substantial post from the keyboard of Kevin Logan, a seemingly indefatigable researcher, writer and analyst. This piece was originally published in the Common Sense Canadian and is being reproduced here with permission of the writer. Asian investment explodes in BC’s LNG market, rivalling the scale of resource development ...

Cowichan Conversations: Malaysian LNG Promise Is Actually A Massive BC Giveaway

There was a curious interchange heard during ‘Debates on Budget Estimates’ last May. BC Energy Minister Rich Coleman explained to BC NDP Energy Critic John Horgan that he could not supply or disclose information because he was bound by ’Non-Disclosure Agreements’ If you missed that gem, here it is. (Video) Horgan replied that he could visit it again during ...

calgaryliberal.com: No Debate: How the Conservatives Will Campaign in Calgary-Centre… and how to fight back!

It’s about absolute radio silence. The Conservative candidate will not speak to the public without speaking points… if she even does try to speak to the public. There will be no debate or town hall. It’s all about a level of radio silence. And let me tell you why. Because the conservative candidate isn’t interested in ...