Despite all the evidence, in December the BC government made the monumentally bad decision to continue construction of the Site C dam. But there's far too much at stake for us to give up the fight. Here's how we can still win.
BC's 76 remaining southern resident orcas are endangered. With Kinder Morgan bullishly pushing ahead with construction at their oil tanker terminal in Burnaby, we sat down with whale watching operator Gary Sutton to talk about these beautiful creatures and the battle for their survival.
On January 11, join us at Patagonia Vancouver to find out how you can help save BC's endangered rainforest. Come hear from Tyson Atleo, member of the Ahousaht First Nation and program lead for The Nature Conservancy about First Nation-led land use planning in Ahousaht territory, Clayoquot Sound. Take part in a conversation about the state of the forest and the solutions that are possible.
A new Sierra Club BC review showed that logging of remaining old-growth rainforest on public and private lands on Vancouver Island jumped to 10,700 hectares in 2016. This number is more than 10 per cent higher than the annual average in the 10-year period 2005–2015 and equivalent to more than 26 Stanley Parks.
Today is a dark day. The government has passed up its chance to stop this misbegotten project. Instead, it has betrayed First Nations and all those who voted in hope of stopping Site C.
Our team of environmental educators worked hard this year to provide hands-on learning opportunities to students across the province. They facilitated 251 workshops for over 5800 students at 80 schools in 21 school districts!