Sierra Club BC's Education Program Manager James Davis is moving on from his role. While we're sad to say goodbye, we're excited to welcome Ciera DeSilva to our environmental education team.
After reviewing provincial operation plans, Sierra Club BC fears that BC Timber Sales (BCTS) intends to log 5,400 hectares of intact ancient rainforest in the near future on Vancouver Island.
Just as we cheered a temporary win in old-growth slated for the chopping block near the Juan de Fuca Trail, field assessments on the north island revealed fresh and shocking new destruction.
Northern British Columbia communities and grassroots groups, alongside labour organizations and environmental groups throughout BC and Canada, are reacting with disbelief to the Senate Transport Committee’s recommendation to reject Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act.
Sierra Club BC has joined a coalition of more than 85 organizations and 75 prominent Canadians including unions, faith groups, artists, scientists and Indigenous leaders in endorsing the Pact for a Green New Deal.
The Columbia River is the largest river in North America’s Pacific Northwest. The sprawling watershed has been used as a primary hub of transportation and trade linking many different Indigenous peoples since ancient times. The river is known as swah'netk'qhu (the big river) by the Sinixt people of the Arrow Lakes area.