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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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Conservationists applaud as environmental assessment deals blow to Jumbo Glacier Resorts

Conservationists applaud as environmental assessment deals blow to Jumbo Glacier Resorts

The BC Environmental Assessment Office says Jumbo Glacier Resorts is non-compliant with its permit condition, due to avalanche risk.

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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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Environmental coalition says BC needs more wildlife refuges

Environmental coalition says BC needs more wildlife refuges

With only 1 percent of British Columbia protected with wildlife refuges, environmental groups want to create more.

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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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National Geographic honours Gwaii Haanas

National Geographic honours Gwaii Haanas

Gwaii Haanas has been selected as one of three finalists for a National Geographic Traveler World Legacy Award in the Sense of Place category.

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Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

First Nations and environmental groups gear up for court battles in the wake of federal cabinet’s decision on Northern Gateway.

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National Energy Board faces legal challenge over new rules on public hearings

National Energy Board faces legal challenge over new rules on public hearings

New National Energy Board rules limiting public input on Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion facing a legal challenge.

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BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

Environmental groups applaud the New Prosperity Mine rejection as a huge win for human rights and natural ecosystems.

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Environmental Commissioner: Where is Ontario’s “Culture of Conservation?”

Environmental Commissioner: Where is Ontario’s “Culture of Conservation?”

Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario government appears to have forgotten one of the important goals of its own Green Energy and Green Economy Act.

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