Oil and Gas
Tanker ban runs aground (for now) – but people power will keep oil off our coast | West Coast Environmental LawFresh out of bed the first morning after the election, Stephen Harper met with the press and said : "There were a lot of policies being floated by the other parties -whether it's on West Coast transportation or the energy sector -that simply did not reflect the needs and concerns of this part of the country. Some specific policies seemed to be also targeted to do damage in Western Canada.
Some cities are not only walkable and cycleable, they're skateable! Matt has noted that almost three quarters of our oil goes for transportation , and concludes that we have to create "more communities where the average person's daily needs are met on foot, on non-motorized vehicle and via public transportation."