Canada’s federal government was opposed to LNG shipments in New Brunswick, but is not applying the same standards in BC.
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.
Despite wide-ranging opposition from local residents and environmental groups, the BC Environmental Assessment Office has announced its “conditional” approval of the Upper Lillooet Hydro Project.
Chief Wilf Adam of the Lake Babine Nation says the BC government has made the right decision in denying Pacific Booker Minerals the ability to proceed with its Morrison Mine proposal.
Environmental groups applaud NDP’s announcement that they will take back BC’s right to hold its own environmental assessments of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
If you believe that good democracy requires all voices to be fairly heard, speak out on June 4.
Changes announced in the recent federal budget make it easier for the federal government and industry to push through projects, and limit the ability of ordinary Canadian citizens to have a say in matters of national importance.
Canadians are less able to protect our water, air and land because of changes to environmental law outlined in Canada’s recent federal budget.
One major issue with the plan is that it would be in the middle of prime farmland – some of the best in the province.
Calgary – The Oil Sands Environmental Coalition — composed of the Pembina Institute, the Toxics Watch Society of Alberta and the Fort McMurray Environmental Association, and represented by Ecojustice — recently filed a submission calling on the Joint Review Panel to reject Total E&P Canada’s Joslyn North Mine Project application due to significant environmental impacts, a deficient environmental assessment and insufficient progress on government regulations to address oil sands environmental impacts.