Planning & Environmental Management

First Nations Bring Mercury-Contaminated Fish to BC Legislature to Protest Site C Dam

First Nations Bring Mercury-Contaminated Fish to BC Legislature to Protest Site C Dam

Chiefs from two First Nations bring 200 pounds of contaminated bull trout from BC’s Crooked River system in a demonstration on provincial legislature against the controversial $9 billion Site C dam.

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A 30,000-year-old horse bone is found in the Peace River Valley

A 30,000-year-old horse bone is found in the Peace River Valley

In the midst of legal cases against the Site C Dam, the Treaty 8 Tribal Association finds a prehistoric horse bone in the Peace River Valley.

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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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Conservation groups ask Canada to classify microbeads “toxic”

Conservation groups ask Canada to classify microbeads “toxic”

While many U.S. states and Ontario are working to ban microbeads, Canada’s federal government has yet to make a move.

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Environmental groups applaud Ontario’s action on bee and pollinator protection

Environmental groups applaud Ontario’s action on bee and pollinator protection

Announcement makes Ontario the first North American jurisdiction to permanently restrict usage of bee pesticide.

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Government funds effort to return bison to Banff National Park

Government funds effort to return bison to Banff National Park

Parks Canada officially confirmed today that plains bison will be reintroduced to Canada’s oldest park.

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Bridging the gap between science and Inuit culture

Bridging the gap between science and Inuit culture

University of Calgary researcher uses scientific data to help determine ice travel.

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Raw log exports skyrocket in British Columbia

Raw log exports skyrocket in British Columbia

The controversial practice of raw log exports from BC has reached all-time record levels in the last few years.

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Returning wild plains bison to Banff National Park

Returning wild plains bison to Banff National Park

Alberta MP Blake Richards is presented with post cards showing the growing support for restoring bison to Banff National Park.

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US senate passes watershed legislation affecting BC’s Flathead Valley

US senate passes watershed legislation affecting BC’s Flathead Valley

The legislation not only protects over 600,000 acres of land in the US, but also achieves mining and energy ban in transnational Flathead Valley.

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