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B.C. First Nations Crowdfund Over $200K To Oppose Northern Gateway

Carol Linnitt | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

Some of the strongest legal challenges against the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline come from B.C.'s First Nations, and supporters from across B.C. are digging into their pockets to help ensure those are a success.

Former Tory MP Under Fire For New Gig

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An environmental group has asked the federal ethics commissioner to investigate former cabinet minister Ted Menzies over his new work with an...

Great Bear Rainforest Will Win With Extra Time

Jens Wieting | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jens Wieting

There is another reason why we cannot afford to take much longer to increase conservation and tighten the rules. One major logging company operating in the region is not a member of the Joint Solutions Project. Instead, TimberWest has a long history of opposing increases in conservation and undertaking extremely profit-driven logging operations in the southern-most portion of the Great Bear Rainforest with very little remaining old-growth.

B.C. Shellfish Die-Off Illustrates A Future We Must Avoid

DeSmog Canada | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

By continuing to promote the extraction and export of coal, tar sands, and fracked gas instead of sustainable sectors in B.C., our government is making a political choice to prioritize short-term profits over renewable industries. Let's work together to develop a smart and creative strategy to transition away from fossil fuels and toward a low carbon economy

B.C. Needs Leadership And Vision To Keep It Beautiful

Caitlyn Vernon | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Caitlyn Vernon

If we connect the dots between all the natural gas, coal and tar sands proposals in B.C., a big picture emerges and the choice we face becomes both stark and clear: B.C. needs a government with leadership and vision to make the hard decisions. The province needs courage to stop building pipelines that would put at risk thousands of jobs and lock us into global warming. We need stewards to protect our collective future wisely, by investing in green jobs and saying yes to a clean energy future.

How Logging Makes The Carbon Tax Useless

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - One year of logging old-growth forests in southwestern British Columbia blows away a year of carbon emissions reductions made through clim...

Relief Is In Sight

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Politics

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - Canada's environment ministers have announced an agreement they say will reduce smog and improve air quality across the country.T...

Clash Over B.C. Greenhouse Gas Reports

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The Sierra Club says B.C. is vastly under reporting is greenhouse gas emissions by not counting pollution from forest and fossil fuel expor...

Harper Government Minister Pushed Alberta Towards Cap-And-Trade

CP | Mark Brownlee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A former Conservative cabinet minister attempted to convince Alberta politicians to accept a more stringent regulatory approach to curbing c...