Stories

SIERRA OKANAGAN GETS OUTSIDE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL

Sierra Okanagan has been working on some exciting programs! In September 2016, they partnered with the Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program (OCCP) on the Students Without Borders Academy at Kalamalka Secondary.

Our Thanksgiving Gift

It is important throughout the year to ‘take stock’ and contemplate our lives, our fortunes and the plight of those who are less fortunate. Perhaps this is especially true at Thanksgiving.

Kinder Morgan faces wall of opposition in BC

When the Canadian government decided to throw together last-minute public meetings on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline during the height of summer, they seemed to hope that the meetings would float serenely under the radar.

Statement on Elphinstone Logging Confrontation

Sierra Club B.C. has surveyed and visited the Elphinstone forests, Dakota ridge watersheds, and Chapman Creek watershed. We support Elphinstone Logging Focus’s vision for conservation of B.C.'s most at-risk ecosystems, in the territories of the Skwxwu7mesh & shíshálh.

Sierra Club BC wins prestigious award

Sierra Club BC is proud to announce that we have been awarded one of the most prestigious international environmental awards for our work on the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements.

Petronas, fracking and Site C: the connection

The links between Petronas, fracking and Site C are becoming clear—and the news is troubling for taxpayers and our climate. British Columbians will be subsidizing the fracking industry through the construction of the Site C megadam.

Good news for Skeena salmon threatened by Petronas. Or is it?

Last week, federal fisheries minister Dominic LeBlanc announced a renewed commitment to acting on the Cohen Commission’s recommendations, as well as the government’s 2005 Wild Salmon Policy. On the surface, this sounds like good news for B.C.’s wild salmon, including the Skeena population that is threatened by the Petronas liquefied fracked gas plant proposal. But is it?