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Majority of public comments reject BC forest privatization scheme

Majority of public comments reject BC forest privatization scheme

British Columbians remain opposed to the province moving to area-based tenures (or TFLs) for managing BC forests.

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Video: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Salmon Foundation & Goldcorp partner to improve Salmon

Shared by SalmonFoundation - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Salmon Foundation and Goldcorp partnered to improve more than 3,000 m2 of critical spawning habitat for coho and sockeye on the Corbold Creek floodplain in the Upper Pitt River. Related articles Iron dump in Pacific wasn’t news to government, project says Conservatives’ obscene proposed grey-seal slaughter should be made […]

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UBC named Canada’s first Fair Trade Campus

UBC named Canada’s first Fair Trade Campus

The University of British Columbia has been named Canada’s first “Fair Trade Campus” – and will get its very own blend of ethically sourced coffee – as a result of its national leadership on Fair Trade purchasing.

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Hungry? Check out One Planet Catering

Hungry? Check out One Planet Catering

OnePlanet Catering has made it it’s purpose to contribute to well being and awareness. It starts with the recognition that we are all one, living on one planet and that we as individuals are 100% responsibility for our actions, which impact the beings and matters that make up our environment. The company uses organic ingredients, locally grown when available. It has developed a delivery system that eliminates the need for paper or plastic, therefore significantly reducing waste. It also donates 5% of all sales to environmental and social causes.

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Seafood Champions Finalists Announced at Seafood Summit

Seafood Champions Finalists Announced at Seafood Summit

SeaWeb’s Seafood Champions finalists were announced today during the opening session of Seafood Summit 2011. The Seafood Summit is internationally recognized as a key forum that inspires productive dialogue designed to help today’s global business leaders, policymakers, producers, scientists and partners in the environmental movement to critically examine the factors influencing progress toward a sustainable seafood market.

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New Green Zebra Guide Offers Unique Opportunities for Businesses

New Green Zebra Guide Offers Unique Opportunities for Businesses

Image by thegreenpages via Flickr BC-based social enterprise TB Vets Charitable Foundation, publisher of Green Zebra guide, is now accepting sustainable businesses to feature in Green Zebra’s 2011 edition.  From now until June 18, local businesses can apply to benefit from 16 months of exposure throughout the Greater Vancouver area. Green Zebra, the Lower Mainland’s […]

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City Green Wins “Business of the Year” and “Innovation” Awards

City Green Wins “Business of the Year” and “Innovation” Awards

May 3, 2010 (Victoria, BC) – At a recent awards ceremony, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce presented City Green Solutions with two awards recognizing the organization’s positive business growth, commitment to quality, and innovative new services. City Green received the Innovation Award, sponsored by the University of Victoria, and the Business of the Year […]

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BC businesses take action on global warming

BC businesses take action on global warming

BC businesses take action on global warming as Province shows leadership in Copenhagen. VANCOUVER, BC (Dec. 17th) — Climate Smart announced today that about 52,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions have been tracked by over 160 BC small businesses as part of its program to help them reduce costs by cutting greenhouse gas emissions. That’s […]

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New Green Drinks Chapter – Burnaby

New Green Drinks Chapter – Burnaby

Burnaby is one of the latest venues for Green Drinks, a monthly informal gathering for people in the environmental field to discuss new developments, issues, and ideas, often over beer and snacks. Green Drinks Burnaby Their meetups are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month. First gathering is… Date: Tuesday September 8, 2009 Time: 6:00 […]

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Shore Power for Cruise Ships – a Canadian First

Shore Power for Cruise Ships – a Canadian First

METRO VANCOUVER, Aug. 31 /CNW/ – Port Metro Vancouver today unveiled its new shore power facility at the Canada Place cruise ship terminal. The port is the first to install shore power for cruise ships, and only the third in the world to do so. The shore power installation at the home port of the […]

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