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National Energy Board’s Trans Mountain Recommendation Not The Final Say

February 22, 2019 Environmental groups and intervenors warn of further legal challenges VANCOUVER, BC, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territories — Today’s National Energy Board recommendation is far from the final say, given that the latest NEB review repeated the same mistakes as previous reviews that landed the federal government in court, say intervenors, environmental organizations and citizen […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 20198 Views

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B.C. indigenous and environmental groups blast NEB approval of Trans Mountain pipeline – Globalnews.ca

February 22, 2019 Trans Mountain pipeline opponents are vowing to stand in the way of the project’s expansion. A group of politicians, indigenous leaders and environmentalists spoke to reporters on Friday following the National Energy Board’s (NEB) green lighting of the Trans Mountain pipeline. “We still say no to the project. Even if one Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 20196 Views

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Oldest living trees in Canada placed on the chopping block by B.C. government agency

February 21, 2019 Environmental groups Elphinstone Logging Focus (ELF) and Sierra Club BC are calling on the B.C. government to direct its logging agency, B.C. Timber Sales (BCTS), to cancel a proposed cut block on the Sunshine Coast. The cut block contains stands of ancient trees, one of which has been found to be 1,036 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201910 Views

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B.C. invests in climate and clean transportation, goes silent on methane pollution promise

VICTORIA — Today’s B.C. budget rolls out key investments in climate and cleaner transportation designed to modernize transit systems and make clean cars and trucks more affordable. Legislation that will increase availability of electric vehicles is an important part of meeting the province’s emission targets from the transportation sector, B.C.’s largest sources of carbon pollution. “Modernizing […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201910 Views

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Pembina Institute – Budget 2019: Strong start to B.C.’s climate action marathon

Pembina Institute reacts to B.C. government’s 2019 budget Feb. 19, 2019 VICTORIA / LEKWUNGEN TERRITORY — Karen Tam Wu, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute and a member of B.C.’s Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council, made the following statement today in response to B.C. Budget 2019: “B.C. has set off on a climate action marathon, and the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201911 Views

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BC provincial budget funds nearly $1 billion for climate action – National Observer

February 19th 2019 B.C.’s Finance Minister Carole James says that there are two large risks to her three-year financial plan. One of them is the possibility of a global economic slowdown, while the other is the risk of not having enough people in B.C. to fill all of the available jobs. But she says her […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201910 Views

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Great Bear Rainforest Hits a Screen Big Enough to Fit Its Grandeur – TheTyee.ca

In Ian McAllister’s nature masterpiece, human inhabitants star, too. The day before I caught the Victoria premiere screening of a new IMAX film on the Great Bear Rainforest, a rather barbed tweet caught my eye. “I made it official folks so can you please stop calling Haíɫzaqv territory ‘untouched’ now.” The tweet’s author, Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk) […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 201911 Views

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New tutorial available for mariners to help protect whales in B.C. waters

February 15, 2019 Vancouver, B.C. – In advance of World Whale Day on February 16, BC Ferries and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have launched a tutorial for mariners to build awareness of local whale species and how to identify them, and provide navigational strategies to reduce potential interactions between ships and whales in B.C. waters. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 201911 Views

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Studying the fate of B.C. wild salmon in offshore feeding grounds

Feb. 16, 2019 VANCOUVER – During the International Year of the Salmon, the B.C. government is supporting a comprehensive study of the stock abundance, composition and condition of Pacific salmon in the Gulf of Alaska. Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture, was at Ballantyne Pier in Vancouver to wish a bon voyage to an international team […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 201913 Views

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The Government of Canada takes action to protect aquatic species at risk

Maple Ridge, British Columbia — Canada’s natural environment and wildlife are at the core of our national identity. Biodiversity is the cornerstone of our way of life – the health of the natural environment supports our culture, our well-being and our economy. Unfortunately, some of the species in our waters, rivers, lakes, estuaries, and marshes are […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201915 Views

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