B.C. environment

First Nations take Harper government to court over Northern Gateway - just days from election

Harper government faces fresh legal battle over controversial pipeline just days before federal election.

What's motivating voters in British Columbia?

Leaders, candidates, ideas, and emotions including a desire for stability, change, and a small dollop of disgust are driving B.C. voters to the polls this election.
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One week left to weigh in on B.C. government's plan for Great Bear Rainforest

The public is invited to comment on the province's plans for mining and tourism areas and revised land uses.

Mayor blames province and feds for slow response to English Bay spill

It took six hours for the Coast Guard to build a containment boom around a toxic spill at a deep-water anchorage off English Bay and 13 hours before City authorities were notified. Now the City of...

Lack of rigorous science to support B.C.'s grizzly bear trophy hunt

While the global trend for brown bears moves towards extinction, the Liberal government maintains the fate of B.C.’s grizzly bears will be different.

Trophy hunters decimate bears in B.C. valley under "abysmal" policy

“We had a great relationship with all the bears and then someone came in and killed them all," says the owner of a lodge outside Vancouver.

Indie-rocker and BC Conservative Duane Nickull challenges Premier Christy Clark in Point Grey

With platinum blond hair and pierced ears, environmentalist and software developer Duane Nickull doesn’t look remotely like your typical Conservative.

Oilsands pipeline risks explained in "BC's Huge Gamble" film

"BC's Huge Gamble" sheds light on just what British Columbians will sacrifice if the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline is approved.

Freezing to death in a warming climate: yellow-cedars in trouble

For decades a mysterious force has been decimating our iconic yellow-cedars. The culprit turns out to be global warming stealing their winter blankets.