Alex and Troy hit the shitpile hard after returning to the Pink Room before airing Steelmegaphone road show clips from the Vancouver mission. Former BC Federation of Labour Safety Guru Ray Hudon (28:54) discusses health and safety. Then former Green Jobs advocate Jonathan Kassian (45:44) explains the purpose of getting Environmental groups aligned with the House of Labour. Newly minted Steelmegaphone cohost Dan Kask gets hijacked from the ILWU and goes for a Steelworker ride…
Premier Christy Clark has taken it upon herself to criticize the parents of two 11-year-olds who protested the Kinder Morgan action in Burnaby and were only not arrested because the police chose to refrain from doing so. The premier is concerned that the these children have been encouraged, by their parents, to “break the law”.
newly re-elected Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan’s vow to stop Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion proposal through the courts – urging citizens not to get arrested in defiance of a recent injunction.
They would hardly describe themselves as radicals: two SFU professors, a retiree, and an administration worker among them. But all were hit by a multi-million-law suit last week by Texas-based Kinder Morgan for claims they are thwarting pipeline survey work on Burnaby Mountain, and all will have to defend themselves in a courtroom hearing resuming Wednesday.