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Proposed Hotel in Picturesque Rockies Park Raises Ire

— Posted on Apr 09, 2014 08:00 PM in: General News
Proposed Hotel in Picturesque Rockies Park Raises Ire

Three former Parks Canada executives are urging the federal Environment Minister to say no to the construction of a lodge on Maligne Lake – the iconic body of water in Jasper National Park that is one of the most photographed places in Canada.

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B.C. First Nation Views Site C Dam as Part of Devastating Big Picture

— Posted on Apr 06, 2014 08:00 PM in: General News
B.C. First Nation Views Site C Dam as Part of Devastating Big Picture

Cumulative impact is something the B.C. government does not like to talk about when consulting First Nations about resource developments. Government prefers to look at projects in isolation. So, Site C on the Peace River, for example, is assessed on its own, not in the context of all the oil-and-gas activity taking place in the region.

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Animal Detection System Makes Idaho Highway Safer

— Posted on Mar 30, 2014 08:00 PM in: General News
Animal Detection System Makes Idaho Highway Safer

A wildlife detection system developed by Sloan Security Technologies of Boise could make the road safer for both people and animals.

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Changes to Park Act paves way for industry in BC Parks

— Posted on Mar 25, 2014 03:00 PM in: Media Releases
Changes	to Park Act paves way for industry in BC Parks

Park Amendment Act could allow poorly-­defined industrial “research” to be conducted within B.C.'s provincial parks.

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A Dam Shame

— Posted on Mar 17, 2014 08:00 PM in: General News
A Dam Shame

Let me get this straight: you want to flood a pristine valley in Canada to generate power so you can ship natural gas overseas to keep Asia’s lights on?

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