British Columbia

BC Hydro offers awards for “Community Champions”

BC Hydro offers awards for “Community Champions”

With BC Hydro’s Community Champions program, you could win $10,000 for your initiative by simply explaining what you do in a YouTube video.

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Northern BC residents rally against Enbridge

Northern BC residents rally against Enbridge

Hundreds of northern BC residents rallied in Terrace on Sunday June 16, demonstrating that public opposition to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project is still very strong.

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First Nations signal support for a National Park in South Okanagan

First Nations signal support for a National Park in South Okanagan

The Okanagan Nation Alliance has released a new report, deeming the National Park in South Okanagan Lower Similkameen as feasible to move ahead to the next phase of negotiations.

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Communities in Northern BC celebrate victory to protect Sacred Headwaters

Communities in Northern BC celebrate victory to protect Sacred Headwaters

In a packed community hall in Terrace, BC, First Nations and other communities come together to celebrate the protection of BC’s Sacred Waters through songs, dances, speeches and a feast.

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Enbridge community hearings find 1,159 opposed to tankers and only 2 in favour

Enbridge community hearings find 1,159 opposed to tankers and only 2 in favour

After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review.

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Aliens Among Us: Invasive Species Exhibit

Aliens Among Us: Invasive Species Exhibit

Aliens Among Us is a travelling Royal BC Museum exhibition featuring BC’s invasive species at the Richmond Nature Park.

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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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