Environment

Supreme Court to rule on Charter right to raise climate change in NEB hearings

The proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain expansion would twin the pipeline and triple the capacity for Alberta oil intended for Asian markets.
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Province clamps down on recreational fishing due to suffering fish stocks

Increased water temperatures and low water levels has moved the B.C. government to ban angling in many areas of the province.

Province seeking public input on climate action plan

The public will have two opportunities over the next six months to speak up about new climate policies in B.C.

Enbridge court argument claiming Aboriginal support called 'delusional'

First Nations opposition to Northern Gateway is broad and deep, say leaders.

Record warm temperatures to have years-long effect on B.C. salmon stocks

Warmer coastal temperatures have created a depleted food web similar to the one that exists off California.

Local artist-activist confronts Shell Arctic drill rig off Vancouver Island

Swimmers also occupy the waters and Greenpeace vessel attempts to intercepts the Shell oil rig off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Some skepticism following Minister's 'world-leading' spill response plan

According to the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the new land spill response plan will be "world-leading," but two local officials aren't too sure.

Natural Gas Minister, Grand Chief at odds on First Nations support of LNG project

'Virtually all' First Nations are on board with LNG project, says Coleman, but B.C.'s Grand Chief disagrees.

BC gov't invites letters on Great Bear Rainforest land use

The Province has put the call out for written public input on the proposals and the potential for new biodiversity, mining and tourism areas (BMTAs), by Aug. 10, 2015.

Pacific Wild sails into eco-controversy to get the visual story

Mychaylo Prystupa climbed aboard the Habitat to write about how Pacific Wild gets stories out from remote locations to audiences around the world.

Come Toast the Coast to send message to Harper: 'Beaches are for people, not oil'

Giraffe Aftermath is part of the live-band lineup at Come Toast the Coast, a family-friendly festival at Jericho beach Sunday, June 13.