The Wilderness Committee and Sierra Club BC have visited Schmidt Creek and confirmed logging has begun in BC Timber Sales (BCTS) cut blocks in the valley. The blocks, all located on steep slopes, were auctioned off this spring, sparking concern over the potential for landslides so close to important orca rubbing beaches at nearby Robson Bight.
Ecojustice and Sierra Club BC are taking the province to court over an unparalleled decision to exempt two dams from environmental assessments — after they’d already been built.
Together with representatives from Vancouver Island tourism businesses and local government, Sierra Club BC and Rainforest Rescue today delivered more than 185,000 names of concerned people around the world calling on the B.C. government to save B.C.’s last endangered ancient coastal temperate rainforest from clearcutting.
Treaty 8 First Nations deserve to be heard on the question of whether flooding more than 100 kilometres of the Peace River and its tributaries would be an infringement of their treaty rights. This question needs to be addressed before the Peace Valley is flooded.
LNG Canada’s final investment decision to proceed in the absence of a credible science-based provincial climate plan demonstrates the provincial government is disregarding the latest climate science, says Sierra Club BC.
Fossil fuel expansion and meaningful climate action cannot coexist, says Sierra Club BC in a letter to Premier John Horgan, Minister of Environment and Climate Strategy George Heyman, and Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall.