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May 19 7 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: The B.C. government is halting fracking subsidies that have cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars.

Under a new royalty system, companies will pay more to the public to extract oil and gas starting this September. #bcpoli #climate #fracking However, the province is still planning a massive expansion of fracking to fuel a global gas export industry.

Under B.C.'s new royalty regime, taxpayers will continue to subsidize new drilling, pipelines and well cleanup.
Nov 18, 2021 7 tweets 3 min read
Hard to imagine a more backwards and despicable act than flying RCMP into #Wetsuweten territory to raid Indigenous pipeline opponents while 17,000 people are forced out of their homes by a climate disaster. #bcpoli The dispute over the #CoastalGasLink fracked gas pipeline has simmered for years.

The public safety minister pulled the trigger on this raid now, precisely because most people in southern B.C. are distracted by basic survival – and cannot travel there in support.
Nov 17, 2021 7 tweets 2 min read
B.C. has declared a state of emergency for the third time this year, amid deadly landslides and floods. Our thoughts are with the families of people killed or still missing, and all those left stranded or homeless by B.C.'s latest climate disaster. #BCflood Image Thank you to the local officials, First Nations governments, search and rescue teams, Gurdwaras, first responders and thousands of volunteers working around the clock to take care of those in need.
Jun 1, 2021 16 tweets 4 min read
Yesterday Premier John Horgan gave a speech in the B.C. legislature about what he called the “atrocities” committed at Indian Residential Schools. “This is not something that happened in the past. It is something that is going on right now,” Horgan said.

He’s right. Content warning: this thread discusses the mass grave of children’s bodies uncovered in Kamloops, and ongoing acts of colonial violence. @IRSSurvivor offers counselling services and a 24-hour crisis line at 1-800-721-0066