813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel [...]
Environmental groups — Wilderness Committee, ForestEthics Solutions and Ecojustice — are seeking a court order stating that the province has violated its own laws to protect these forests from extinction. The case is expected to be heard this year.
The Peace River near Fort St. John, which is threatened by a third major dam that would flood more than 80 km of the last largely natural stretch of this river, is BC’s most endangered river in 2013.
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases a report on the opportunities and challenges of increasing soil carbon and building healthy soils.
Before we take from nature to create wealth and employment, we should first consider what must be retained to sustain both wildlife and the well-being of local communities, such as clean air, safe drinking water and healthy local food.
Signed special editions of Life of Pi and Dear Life, printed on paper made from straw have been launched in support of Canopy’s campaigns to protect forests.
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.
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.
Despite wide-ranging opposition from local residents and environmental groups, the BC Environmental Assessment Office has announced its “conditional” approval of the Upper Lillooet Hydro Project.
Amid growing controversy over two proposals to expand coal exports through Vancouver, a new poll finds many residents are largely unaware of plans to increase US coal shipments through BC.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world." These words, attributed to anthropologist Margaret Mead, capture the power that we, as citizens, have to…