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Report reveals Trans Mountain Pipeline faces bigger construction challenges than federal government admits

Unceded Coast Salish Territory (VANCOUVER, BC) — A new investigative report titled “Trans Mountain Pipeline: The truth about construction” released today by international environmental organization Stand.earth reveals how the Canadian federal government faces bigger construction challenges than previously thought and calls into question the three-year construction timeline for the project. Read the report: https://www.stand.earth/sites/stand/files/Standearth-TransMountainPipelineConstructionReport-September2019-Final.pdf View […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201919 Views

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B.C. Adoption & Permanency Options Update

August 30, 2019 This is the fifth adoption and permanency options update RCY has released, following the Office’s 2014 in-depth review of the B.C. adoption system. At the time of the first report, the Representative committed to periodic follow-ups regarding the government’s progress on the adoption front. This is the last of those updates. Adoption […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201934 Views

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UBC 2018/19 Annual Report

Welcome to the 2018/19 UBC Annual Report. This document celebrates a number of significant accomplishments, most notably the launch of our new strategic plan, Shaping UBC’s Next Century. Guided by this roadmap for our next century, we are embarking on a journey to “inspire people, ideas and actions for a better world.” In this Annual […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201930 Views

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Ministry of Health, PHO need to do more to ensure safety of drinking water

July 30, 2019 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a report: The Protection of Drinking Water: An Independent Audit. The office concluded that the Ministry of Health and the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) are not sufficiently protecting drinking water for all British Columbians. “We undertook this audit because […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201927 Views

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CIHR – Foundation Grant: 2018-2019 competition results

The Foundation Grant: 2018-2019 competition has approved 28 research grants, for a total investment of $81,416,036Footnote 1. The average grant size is $2,907,716 over seven years. As noted in the Review Process for the Foundation Grant program, CIHR committed to correct gender equity issues within the program. For the 2018-19 Foundation Grant competition, CIHR took […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201950 Views

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CRD Releases 2018 Annual Report

Jun 12, 2019 Victoria, BC– The Capital Regional District (CRD) has released its 2018 Annual Report. The report includes highlights from 2018 as well as the 2014-2018 term, outlining progress made on strategic priorities while ensuring the efficient delivery of services. It also features key activities of the CRD’s other corporate entities, the Capital Regional […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201942 Views

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Coast Funds: New Report Announces First Nations create more than 1000 permanent jobs, 100 businesses using conservation finance

GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST, BRITISH COLUMBIA—Over the last decade, First Nations in the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii have created a new conservation economy that links a healthy environment with the prosperity and well-being of their communities, according to a report released today by Coast Funds. Coast Funds—an Indigenous-led conservation finance organization created through the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201953 Views

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Abbott/Chapman report: progress update

The B.C. government has released its updated action plan in response to the government-commissioned, independent Abbott/Chapman report on the unprecedented 2017 wildfire and flood seasons in British Columbia. The initial action plan was released October 2018, with a commitment to provide updates over six-month intervals until October 2020. The update details action taken on the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201942 Views

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Report: BC Hydro acts to address record low reservoir levels

Apr 23, 2019 VANCOUVER: Despite extreme weather leaving reservoirs at record low levels over the winter and challenges related to the Enbridge gas pipeline explosion, BC Hydro managed to meet the electricity demand while keeping rates low over the past several months. A new BC Hydro report titled “Generational challenge: How B.C.’s generation system is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201966 Views

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BC Government: Hydraulic fracturing scientific review report released

March 19, 2019 VICTORIA – An independent scientific review of hydraulic fracturing in British Columbia has found the regulatory framework to be robust, while also identifying areas for improvement. The three-member independent scientific panel submitted its final report, Scientific Review of Hydraulic Fracturing, to Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, on Feb. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201960 Views

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