Waste & Pollution 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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End in sight for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

End in sight for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

Final six-month countdown for the project begins as oil producers are unlikely to sign shipping agreements.

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BC’s Cap and Trade Act scrapped to allow for LNG development

BC’s Cap and Trade Act scrapped to allow for LNG development

Legislation coming into force on January 1 allows BC’s greenhouse gas emissions from LNG to rise.

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Gap looms in Ontario’s fight against climate change

Gap looms in Ontario’s fight against climate change

Ontario’s acting Environmental Commissioner offers some praise for the provincial government, but also warns it may be difficult to meet its climate change targets.

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WWF-Canada launches interactive website to assess Canada’s watersheds

WWF-Canada launches interactive website to assess Canada’s watersheds

The new web platform assesses the health of half of Canada’s watersheds, and aims to cover all of them by 2017.

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Heritage Canada listing shows Peace Valley needs protection

Heritage Canada listing shows Peace Valley needs protection

Peace River Valley was identified as one of the top ten endangered places in Canada by Heritage Canada.

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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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David Suzuki: Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

David Suzuki: Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

Plastic has made life more convenient, but many of us remember a time when we got along fine without it.

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Environmental groups back in court over pesticide banned in Norway but permitted in Canada

Environmental groups back in court over pesticide banned in Norway but permitted in Canada

The federal government is unlawfully shielding from review pest control products containing a pesticide banned in Norway, environmental groups say.

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David Suzuki: China’s disastrous pollution problem is a lesson for all

David Suzuki: China’s disastrous pollution problem is a lesson for all

We may never experience the kind of deadly pollution China is struggling with, but we can do a lot to make sure our air, water and soil are as clean as possible.

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