British Columbia

Environmental coalition says BC needs more wildlife refuges

Environmental coalition says BC needs more wildlife refuges

With only 1 percent of British Columbia protected with wildlife refuges, environmental groups want to create more.

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Caribou recovery project launches crowdfunding campaign

Caribou recovery project launches crowdfunding campaign

Now in its second year, the maternity penning project is an emergency measure recommended for the Klinse-Za caribou herd in a recovery action plan developed by West Moberly First Nations.

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Treaty 8 First Nations take Site C decision to court

Treaty 8 First Nations take Site C decision to court

Four First Nations in the Peace River Valley team in court challenge against the federal government’s decision to approve the Site C dam.

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Federal approval doesn’t guarantee Northern Gateway will be built

Federal approval doesn’t guarantee Northern Gateway will be built

Project still faces legal challenges and staunch public opposition, environmental groups say.

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Governments set to decide fate of Site C Dam in Peace River Valley

Governments set to decide fate of Site C Dam in Peace River Valley

Site C is still opposed by many area residents, who are concerned about the project’s large-scale environmental and social impacts.

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Bear watching benefits BC economy more than trophy hunting: new study

Bear watching benefits BC economy more than trophy hunting: new study

US-based research institute concludes that bear viewing in the Great Bear Rainforest generates over 10 times more revenue than hunting.

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First Nations react to report on working together on resource development

First Nations react to report on working together on resource development

Douglas Eyford releases his Forging Partnerships Building Relationships report.

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Environmental group reacts to being focus of federal government spying

Environmental group reacts to being focus of federal government spying

Canada’s federal government has been spying on environmental organizations and public interest groups involved who have opposed oil pipelines in BC.

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Coastal Guardian Watchmen upholding First Nations ban on trophy hunting

Coastal Guardian Watchmen upholding First Nations ban on trophy hunting

One year ago, the Coastal First Nations alliance announced a ban on killing bears for sport in the unceded territories of nine signatory nations.

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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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