To the west, a market of 1.5 billion consumers. To the east, the planet’s dirtiest oil. And in the middle, a colossal coastline baring witness to the 21st century’s defining dilemma. Is the Northern Gateway Pipeline a straight shot at our nation’s best future? Or an arrow through Eden?

Click on the image below to read a very important feature from our Summer Issue. Written by Andrew Findlay and shot by Great Bear Rainforest crusader Ian McAllister, “Life On The Line” dives deep into the Enbridge Pipeline proposal, an environmental affront that could be one of the most important decisions Pacific Northwest citizens have ever faced.