Planning & Environmental Management

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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Logging according to nature in Canada’s Boreal Forest

Logging according to nature in Canada’s Boreal Forest

By harvesting trees in patterns that resemble natural disturbances, Canadian forestry companies are hoping to improve sustainable management practices.

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BC rejects Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

BC rejects Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

With the province making its opposition official, the question now is whether the federal government will follow in its footsteps.

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Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

The Wilderness Committee delivered over 3,600 letters regarding the government’s Nopiming Provincial Park Draft Management Plan.

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Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh in on environmental assessments

Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh in on environmental assessments

Public interest groups appeal to highest court in Canada to overturn damaging precedent for major project reviews.

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Ancient tree grove discovered in BC’s threatened Walbran Valley forest

Ancient tree grove discovered in BC’s threatened Walbran Valley forest

Environmentalists document “Black Diamond Grove” in recently approved cutblock.

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Conservationists Celebrate Expanded Protection for the Castle

Conservationists Celebrate Expanded Protection for the Castle

With Alberta announcing full protection of the Castle region, it makes it even more clear that protecting the “missing piece” of Waterton-Glacier should be a priority.

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Alberta announces full protection for Castle Special Place

Alberta announces full protection for Castle Special Place

After more than 40 years of waiting, Albertans can finally celebrate full protection for the Castle Special Place.

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BC government considers national park in South Okanagan-Similkameen

BC government considers national park in South Okanagan-Similkameen

The province is launching a 60-day public consultation process on protection options for the region.

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City of Victoria passes motion opposing logging in the Walbran Valley

City of Victoria passes motion opposing logging in the Walbran Valley

Environmentalists commend City of Victoria for standing against contentious cutblocks in a nearby old-growth area.

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