Environment

Court challenges launched to provincial and federal approvals for $8 Billion Site C Dam

The petition asks the BC Supreme Court to quash the provincial Environmental Assessment Certificate granted Oct. 14 to BC Hydro for the Site C Dam Project.
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Public relatively uninformed about climate policies—and maybe that’s okay: SFU study

According to a new study authored by a trio of Simon Fraser University researchers, British Columbians know little about climate policies and their likely effectiveness.

American tribes oppose Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion in B.C.

“This is heaven! Right here. This is heaven. And if we take care of that heaven. Then she will take care of us.”

Burnaby loses its legal fight against Kinder Morgan for now

NEB orders City of Burnaby to no longer impede Kinder Morgan's pipeline test drilling; Mayor of Burnaby vows to take this battle to federal court.

Natural resource officers clean up over 90 tonnes of illegally dumped waste

Twenty-nine large truckloads from the recycling contractor were required to haul away metal, while the ministry staff removed another six truckload of discarded tires.

COPE’s Meena Wong proposes $30 monthly public transit program

Mayoral candidate Meena Wong proposed a universal transit program to each Vancouverite for “a dollar a day."

Energy East to ignite pan-Canadian battle over Alberta’s oil sands

Oil analysts predict a smoother approval for the Energy East versus Northern Gateway or Keystone XL, even as protests over the $12-billion project heat up in Eastern Canada

Cambodian journalist shot dead while investigating illegal logging

Taing Try was with five other journalists looking into illegal logging research when he was shot in his car.

Vancouver ideal global spot to witness 'blood moon' lunar eclipse

H.R. Macmillan Space Centre in Vancouver hosting a "pre-party" at 7pm Tuesday night.