British Columbia

mApples: Mapping the neighbourhood for fresh food

mApples: Mapping the neighbourhood for fresh food

As part of its Greenest City initiative, Vancouver is striving to increase city and neighbourhood food assets by a minimum of 50 per cent by 2020.

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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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Lights, Camera, Action! BC Hydro’s Community Champions Program

Lights, Camera, Action! BC Hydro’s Community Champions Program

Non-profits could win one of five $10,000 conservation awards from BC Hydro.

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BC environmentalists applaud NDP for taking a stand on pipeline

BC environmentalists applaud NDP for taking a stand on pipeline

Environmental groups applaud provincial NDP for announcing they will take back BC’s right to hold its own environmental assessments of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.

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Event: Good Jobs for a Green Future – Sept. 21st – 22nd

Event: Good Jobs for a Green Future – Sept. 21st – 22nd

  Green Jobs BC, Vancouver - The Good Jobs for a Green Future conference will bring together British Columbians from across the Labour and Environmental movements, as well business, First Nations, community, government, and other sectors interested in building a strong green economy. Through a combination of panel discussions, workshops, and plenary speakers, you will deepen your […]

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Robert Bateman helps crown Vancouver artist as winner of Great Beart Got Talent contest

Robert Bateman helps crown Vancouver artist as winner of Great Beart Got Talent contest

BC artist Laura Wasylyshen wins of the Great Bear’s Got Talent contest for her work “Spirit in the Water.”

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Western Bluebirds return to Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve

Western Bluebirds return to Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve

Nature Conservancy of Canada reports two pairs of Western Bluebirds are making their home Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve for the first time since the species disappeared from the in the 1990s.

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Earth Fest: free nature festival in Burnaby

Earth Fest: free nature festival in Burnaby

Enjoy family-friendly fun at the free Earth Fest nature festival in Burnaby, BC.

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BC residents flock to Comox for Northern Gateway pipeline hearings

BC residents flock to Comox for Northern Gateway pipeline hearings

People from every corner of Vancouver Island and southern BC are converging in Comox, as the National Energy Board Joint Review Panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project holds public hearings.

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Logging puts spotted owl at risk in Chilliwack Lake, BC

Logging puts spotted owl at risk in Chilliwack Lake, BC

Local residents and environmental watchdogs alarmed over road construction in a Wildlife Habitat Area that is meant to provide habitat for the critically endangered spotted owl near BC’s Chilliwack Lake.

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