We have developed a Google Earth file, that shows old-growth coastal rainforest has reached a state of ecological emergency across vast parts of Vancouver Island and B.C.’s South Coast.
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We send our condolences and our appreciation to the family of Tony Wind, who passed on February 16, 2016. Tony, born in Vancouver, had many accomplishments in his life. Highly successful in the software field, he co-developed what became Crystal Reports, a worldwide leader in the software field. Tony was extremely proud that the research […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA—In response to new NASA data showing global temperatures are rising faster than measured ever before, Sierra Club BC released the following statement from climate and energy campaigner, Larissa Stendie: “The data from NASA shows an alarming acceleration of global temperature increase. We are in a state of climate emergency and […]
On March 1, BC Hydro was given an injunction authorizing removal of a First Nations cultural camp at the historic site of Rocky Mountain Fort near the proposed dam site. Now BC Hydro is in a rush to finish clear-cutting a large portion of the riverbank on the Peace River before the migratory songbirds come back in March and logging has to stop.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four BC-based NGOs who made a submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights are hopeful that the Canadian government, in Geneva this week to be questioned by the Committee, will seriously consider the human rights and food security impacts of the Site C mega-dam in BC. “Giant hydro […]
On March 10, President Obama will hold a State Dinner at the White House for Prime Minister Trudeau, the first time such an event has been held for a Canadian leader in 19 years. In an open letter issued today, conservation groups from both sides of the border are calling on the leaders to use […]
Growing up, I spent most of my time outside. I loved going for walks, swimming in rivers and lakes, camping, canoeing and sitting around a fire at night. Some of my best times were spent taking my dog for a walk in a big farmers’ field behind our house.
By Kirsten Dallimore Whether you’re a parent looking for March break activities or a teacher looking for tips and tools for getting your class outside, the following activities will help you get your kids playing and learning in nature. Bring nature inside Collect pine cones, sea shells, rocks, sticks, leaves. Bring them inside and make […]
Prime Minister Trudeau has promised a new relationship with First Nations, based on respect for treaty and aboriginal rights. Write to Prime Minister Trudeau today and ask him to fulfill this commitment by halting work on the Site C dam. West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations are challenging the project in court. Yet BC Hydro continues to pursue an […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA –First Nations, labour, environmental and legal organizations are calling on the B.C. and federal governments to suspend construction of the Site C dam pending completion and full consideration of an independent review by B.C.’s Auditor General. Last year, the B.C. Auditor General’s office published a report noting that Site C was […]