Aboriginal consultation at the heart of restoring trust in regulators, B.C. case shows

Canada’s regulatory system is a mess. And it just got messier. The politically charged national debate on pipelines and a recent B.C. Supreme Court decision are adding to the confusion. In the case, the Court ruled that the B.C. government did not uphold its duty to consult the Gitga’at and neighbouring First Nations on the

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark (Image courtesy Government of British Columbia)

Malaysian turmoil bitter pill for Christy Clark

The Government of British Columbia has done everything in its power to clear a path for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry, and yet stands in the path of oil pipelines to the West Coast. This single-minded pursuit may prove to be a foolish mistake. In July, B.C. MLAs headed into the legislature for a

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