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Nothing Divides Like A Pipeline (Part 2)

Nothing Divides Like A Pipeline (Part 2)

In the first half of this blog post, I explained the issue of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion, and why it has divided British Columbia and Alberta.  Now, I will talk about the major points for and against the project. What Are The Points In Favour Of The Expansion? 1) Benefits for the economy.  As I mentioned previously, expanding the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline project would bring a significant amount of money to the Canadian government.  The Trans Mountain…

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Nothing Divides Like A Pipeline (Part 1)

Nothing Divides Like A Pipeline (Part 1)

This blog post is the first half of a two-part series about the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. Without a doubt, most of my Canadian readers (and especially those from Western Canada) will know about this highly contentious and polarizing dispute: The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion.  This hot-button issue has pitted provinces against each other for the past few months, and forced the residents of British Columbia and Alberta to take sides. For the last little while, I’ve been trying to figure…

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Bloodwater: The Dark Reality of Fish Farming In British Columbia

Bloodwater: The Dark Reality of Fish Farming In British Columbia

There’s no doubt about it: the image above is disconcerting.  Even without knowing exactly what’s going on, we can observe fish swimming around—yes—an approaching cloud of blood. Knowing the facts behind this image will make you feel even more queasy. Let’s start from the beginning.  As I’m sure many of you know, I’m from the province of British Columbia, Canada.  Our province is renowned for its beautiful landscapes, and in particular, our coastal waters.  However, these waters also have a…

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