Canadian Muslim Leaders Demand ‘Islamophobia’ Plan

Canadian Muslim Leaders Demand ‘Islamophobia’ Plan

Looks: 9 Suggesting that last month’s Quebec City mosque shooting indicates wide-spread “Islamophobia” throughout Canada, Muslim leaders are insisting that all level of government fund programs to combat alleged discrimination against Muslims. They presented a list of demands to the federal government on Wednesday afternoon that includes: more training for police forces to investigate hate […]

Dakota Pipeline Will Be Live And Active In Less Than 3 Months

Dakota Pipeline Will Be Live And Active In Less Than 3 Months

Looks: 9 The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline said Thursday the controversial project will be active and online in 83 days. Energy Transfer Partners, the company developing the multi-state oil pipeline, believes the last reaming feet of the 1,172-mile long line will be finished and put into operation by the end of June. Legal […]

Keystone Pipeline Cancelled

Keystone Pipeline Cancelled

Looks: 1 Nick Caumanns Duncan Journal On November 6, 2015, the U.S. administration formally confirmed what most pundits had expected for at least the past year : the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. Barrack Obama, citing environmental concerns, declared that the project, though potentially creating some jobs, too costly in terms of climate change […]

Solar Power 5 – Where does that leave us?

Solar Power 5 – Where does that leave us?

Looks: 4 From the German experience, the expansion of photovoltaic solar power past 1-2% of total electricity demand has led to less nuclear, and more coal. The amount of damage this does completely overwhelms the environmental benefit from the solar panels themselves. To encourage the expansion of green power production, the government guaranteed prices for […]

Solar Power Part IV – The German Experience

Solar Power Part IV – The German Experience

Looks: 7 In previous columns we have been introduced to the various solar cell technologies, looked at their costs and examined their environmental impact. Let’s now look at Germany as the German experience is often presented as the type case of solar’s success. Germany is widely considered the global leader in solar power, with over […]

Stoney Hill Marine Access – What’s It All About?

Stoney Hill Marine Access – What’s It All About?

Looks: 57 Laurie Thomson | Duncan Journal Residents along the North coast of the Maple Bay Peninsula feel they are in a difficult situation. They are increasingly concerned that new applications for private docks are being denied by the municipality and that docks already in place are in jeopardy. Concerned resident, Wendy McPherson, asked, “Given that […]