The board of directors of Sierra Club BC is pleased to announce the hiring of environmental lawyer Hannah Askew as the organization’s Executive Director.
Sierra Club BC said today that the BC government should listen to the 221 international scientists who released a letter to the province regarding the management of BC's forests. The letter highlights the need for urgent and immediate action to protect the globally unique ecological values of BC’s remaining primary and intact coastal and inland temperate rainforest.
As UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee convenes this week for its annual meeting in Manama, Bahrain, Indigenous and environmental groups are calling on Canada to do more to protect its largest park, Wood Buffalo National Park.
Sierra Club BC, Wilderness Committee and Ancient Forest Alliance are calling for a halt on BC Timber Sales old-growth permits after visiting Schmidt Creek, the next valley slated for logging by BCTS.
Against all logic, knowing the multitude of risks to investors and to the B.C. coast and economy, Prime Minister Trudeau has chosen to double down on this dangerous pipeline and the oil tankers that come with it.
Today’s decision is disappointing. The courts have let the province off the hook when it comes to respect for Indigenous rights. Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and oil tanker project still faces significant risks.