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Clark gov't under fire for “illegal” grizzly hunt in Tsilhqot’in

“This is Question Period material," snapped B.C. NDP MLA Scott Fraser.

Heiltsuk on edge: DFO checks with Ottawa on herring fishery’s re-opening

“We need everybody on the fishing grounds…We’re not letting up,” said Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department, Kelly Brown.

Heiltsuk take over DFO office to stop herring fishery

"We just say we want this to stop,” tearful 12-year-old Latoya Windsor told DFO officers about the herring fishery, which is set to resume.

Heiltsuk will risk arrest to blockade herring boats, warns chief councillor

“We are just trying to protect the herring. We have an Aboriginal right to fish and harvest spawn on kelp," says Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett.

Why University of Victoria students voted to divest

University of Victoria students vote 77 per cent to urge campus divestment from fossil fuels.

UBC profs vote 62 per cent in favour of fossil fuel divestment

“Students have spoken. Faculty have spoken. It's time for UBC to act,” said forestry professor George Hoberg.

Oil prices could push Alberta into recession: think tank

Oil sands expansion halted, and a new Alberta sales tax proposed to stem economic pain

Harper government reacts to NASA's "hottest year on record" statement

Environment Minister's office defends the Harper government's record on fighting climate change, while slamming the Liberals' and NDP's "job-killing carbon tax."

NASA confirms 2014 hottest on record

"It’s amazing how we continue to see more and more 'hottest years'," says Sierra Club of Canada's John Bennett