Tag Archive 'LNG'

Appeared in the North Shore News – January 1, 2016 In snooty West Vancouver, where we think foreign relations begin at the North Vancouver border, it is novel to have a bona fide parliamentary secretary for the federal foreign affairs minister. “I got to Ottawa on the Monday and found I was going to be […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – August 29, 2014 It’s always good to know the people you’re dealing with, wouldn’t you say? Especially if there’s a dollar sign involved. Also if your personal well-being – basic air, water, protection from loud, hurtful explosions – are in the mix. So, since we are unlikely to […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – August 15, 2014 Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow was bloodier, but West Van council’s U-turn on its slamming of proposed liquefied natural gas tankers on Howe Sound was quicker. Councillors at the Aug. 4 meeting volubly backed off their unanimous decision two weeks earlier when they had asked Ottawa […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – August 1, 2014 So how do you like the idea of tankers carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) past Lions Bay, Bowen Island and – take note – not far off Horseshoe Bay and the western flank of West Vancouver? Clapping hands? Possibly distracted by distant oil transport disputes, […]

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