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Too much opposition to approve pipeline, panel hears

September 29, 2012
Too much opposition to approve pipeline, panel hears

Opposition to the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is too great to let the project go forward, a former B.C. politician told a review panel Friday as the hearing wrapped up in Edmonton. CBC | British Columbia News

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Some B.C. MPs likely to support abortion restrictions

September 26, 2012

OTTAWA — A handful of B.C.’s 36 MPs will vote Wednesday in favour of a motion that is aimed at forcing Parliament to consider a new law to restrict abortion. The motion is almost certain to be defeated due to opposition from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the majority of his cabinet, as well as the [...]

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Conservative MPs can’t comment on closing of Kits Coast Guard base

September 21, 2012
Conservative MPs can’t comment on closing of Kits Coast Guard base

A new poll shows strong opposition to the Federal Government’s plans for major cuts to the Coast Guard, including the closure of the base in Kitsilano. Global TV BC News

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B.C. poll finds staunch opposition to pair of pipelines

September 18, 2012

Survey of British Columbians asked about Northern Gateway and Trans Mountain projects globeandmail – British Columbia

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Protesters stage Coast Guard station sit-in to spur action

September 15, 2012
Protesters stage Coast Guard station sit-in to spur action

Opposition to the planned closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard station continued Saturday afternoon as more than a dozen people — including union leaders, fishermen and boat operators — staged a sit-in at the facility. CBC | British Columbia News

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