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!
Environmental Educator Kirsten Dallimore shares her ideas for celebrating the winter solstice and highlights some of her favorite nature-based and eco-friendly crafts that you can make for the holiday season.
Are we letting Teck sacrifice the future of the Elk River to centuries of toxic coal mining pollution? To find out, we hosted a conversation between community leaders, ecologists, activists and policy makers on pollution and water protection in the southern Rockies.
One year ago this week, Prime Minister Trudeau made British Columbia’s coast and waterways a sacrifice zone by approving Kinder Morgan's tar sands pipeline and tankers proposal. Since then, what’s changed?
Site C has become a pressure cooker and cabinet ministers are clearly feeling the heat. They’re facing a monumental decision on Site C in the coming days and are facing intense lobbying by pro-Site C, big-money insiders. We’ve been doing everything we can to counter the spin and ensure cabinet makes the right decision on Site C.
With a decision on whether to complete or cancel the Site C dam imminent, Sierra Club BC calls for the provincial cabinet to consider its impacts on downstream Indigenous communities.
December 6: Craft beer + Craft food + Good people + Good Cause = Good times!
Wood Buffalo National Park, Canada’s largest World Heritage Site, was classified as having the worst conservation outlook in all of Canada and the second worst conservation outlook of all North American World Heritage Sites as a result of risks including the Site C dam and oil sands development.
Over the past eight months, Kirsten and I have been honoured to collaborate with Charlene George (kQwat’st’not), an educator and textile artist from T’Sou-ke, a community that bridges the Coast Salish and Nuu-Cha-Nulth territories.
November 27, Victoria: Join community leaders, ecologists, activists and policy makers in a conversation on water quality, watershed management and the impacts of mining and forestry in BC.
A broad alliance of citizen-led groups is launching a series of hard-hitting radio ads to help convince the government of Premier Horgan to cancel the Site C dam