Today’s ruling by the Federal Court of Appeal is deeply disappointing, even if unsurprising. Ignoring Indigenous rights and Indigenous law should not be held up as an example of reconciliation.
While Coastal GasLink has approval from the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office, a condition of the approval is that construction can’t proceed until the Condition 1 Final Report #2 is approved. This report has not yet been approved by the Environment Assessment Office.
B.C. clearcuts releasing more carbon than they absorb form a total area larger than Vancouver Island.
A public event on forestry was cancelled with short notice by the City of Campbell River and the RCMP last night and the organizers.
"It’s appalling that a province known for its natural beauty is one of the country’s top supporters of the fossil fuel industry."
Ninety-two per cent of British Columbians support taking action to defend endangered old-growth forests, a new Research Co. poll has found.