Sierra Club BC’s Youth Environmental Leadership Program (YELP) hosted a night of music, community building, and solidarity on Saturday, May 30 in Victoria. The event was a triumph, selling over 120 tickets and raising over $3000 for First Nations in court against Enbridge. A huge thank you to Dustin Trudeau for the amazing video! YELP will […]
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Across B.C., and much of the temperate world, berries are a surefire signal of summer. In the Taiga Plains, where summer is short and relatively cool, ripe cloudberries make it a special time. What, you may ask, is a cloudberry? The cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus) is a relative of the raspberry and salmonberry that grows in low-lying […]
Flaws in NEB’s Kinder Morgan review yet another reason B.C.’s five conditions can’t be met Time for Province to pull out and conduct its own credible review FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jun 29, 2015 Numerous, serious flaws in the National Energy Board’s review of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker proposal, documented in a new report by […]
The National Energy Board (NEB) has been widely criticized in its review of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion proposal for failures in process, for limiting participation, and for a lack of accountability and fairness. In this report, we detail the deficiencies in the process to date that are giving rise to public criticism and dissatisfaction, and causing some intervenors to withdraw.
Week to End Enbridge pushes First Nations legal defence fund over $500,000 Pull Together fundraising campaign reaches major milestone with dozens of events across B.C. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA Jun 24, 2015 The Pull Together campaign is celebrating a successful week of events across the province that brought the grassroots campaign to a total […]
For a full decade, B.C. forests have been releasing dramatically more carbon into the atmosphere than they have absorbed out of the atmosphere. B.C.’s forests emitted 256 million tonnes of carbon dioxide during the period 2003 – 2012. In contrast, B.C.’s forests absorbed 441 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from 1993 to 2002.This is the […]