“The writing is on the wall: the era of costly, environmentally-degrading, and human rights-destroying megadams is over. The report released today by the BCUC shows that Site C is not in the best interests of British Columbians.
Sierra Club BC is horrified and disgusted by the outrageous bullying tactics employed by Enbridge today, and condemns the company in the strongest possible terms.
A coalition of BC environmentalists, unions, and business representatives is calling on the new BC government to take action to protect the province’s endangered old-growth forests and ensure a sustainable, value-added, second-growth forest industry.
Sierra Club BC, represented by lawyers from Ecojustice, has called for the termination of the Site C dam project in its submission to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC).
Sierra Club BC supports the provincial government’s ban on the trophy hunting of grizzly bears and all grizzly bear hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest, where this brings provincial policy in line with Indigenous law.
Sierra Club BC welcomes and applauds today’s announcement. The provincial government was elected on a promise to use every tool available to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline and the threat of a seven-fold increase in bitumen tankers on our coast. Today’s announcement is a serious and considered first step to fulfilling that promise.