Law, Policy, & Standards

Feds must take action to ensure safer oil-by-rail facilities

Feds must take action to ensure safer oil-by-rail facilities

Community groups call on federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change to require environmental assessments of oil-by-rail terminals.

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Environmental groups launch court challenge over NEB’s Kinder Morgan report

Environmental groups launch court challenge over NEB’s Kinder Morgan report

Conservationists say Kinder Morgan pipeline proponents need to consider the Southern Resident killer whale, one of Canada’s most iconic endangered species.

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BC lags behind other provinces on climate action

BC lags behind other provinces on climate action

While Alberta, Ontario and Quebec move forward, BC’s carbon emissions are rising.

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Spring 2016 Report from Julie Gelfand – June 23

Spring 2016 Report from Julie Gelfand – June 23

A presentation by Julie Gelfand, Federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development on her tabling of her recent report.

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On World Oceans Day, BC’s Coastal First Nations urge more marine protection

On World Oceans Day, BC’s Coastal First Nations urge more marine protection

Renewed federal support for ocean protection will help protect BC’s ocean health, economy and First Nation cultures.

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Art installation on Vancouver seawall calls out Canada’s climate inaction

Art installation on Vancouver seawall calls out Canada’s climate inaction

The #SeaLevelUprising art project sends message to leaders during First Ministers’ Meeting.

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UN submission highlights Site C Dam’s impacts on Indigenous rights, food security

UN submission highlights Site C Dam’s impacts on Indigenous rights, food security

Conservation groups urge Canada to review a UN submission highlighting human rights and food security impacts of B.C.’s Site C dam.

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Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

The groups are urging the BC government and mining companies to commit to better practices and stronger regulations to protect communities from industrial pollution.

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Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Logging company is seeking to bar public access to BC’s Walbran Valley.

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