Most cities in Canada and the U.S. are lacking in infrastructure to move millions of people safely and affordably. With some notable exceptions, such as Vancouver and Calgary, no successful rapid transit infrastructure projects have been built in Canadian cities for decades.
Environmentalists and conservation groups are criticizing Ontario for a recent decision to gut law protecting threatened wildlife.
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.
Sixty-five species slated to receive mandatory habitat protection under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, may be out of luck if the government proceeds with sweeping exemptions.
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.
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.
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.
A holiday tradition, the Christmas Bird Count has been running for 113 years!
BC environmental groups urge the government not to renew leases for a number of open-net salmon farms along BC’s coast.
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.