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Consultation on hunting changes botched: environmental group

In The NewsFeb 4, 2016

Public input on proposed changes to grizzly bear and wolf hunting regulations closed Jan. 31, but the Pacific Wild environmental group says the province botched its consultations. If approved, the changes would see a tripling of the number limited ... Read More

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Landmark deal protects huge swath of central B.C. coast from logging

In The NewsFeb 1, 2016

Industrial logging will be prohibited across 85 per cent of forested lands within B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, according to a long-awaited landmark agreement announced Monday in Vancouver by the province, First Nations, environmentalists and forest ... Read More

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B.C. wolf cull critics take fight to court

In The NewsJan 20, 2016

Two environmental groups say they're taking their fight against British Columbia's controversial wolf cull to court. Pacific Wild and Valhalla Wilderness Society say they have filed an application for a judicial review that's intended to determine ... Read More

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Environmentalists challenge B.C.’s controversial wolf cull in court

In The NewsJan 20, 2016

The B.C. government’s controversial wolf cull is being challenged in court by two environmental groups that say the program fails to meet the legal requirements of proper wildlife management. Pacific Wild and the Valhalla Wilderness Society have ... Read More

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Groups take B.C. to court over controversial wolf cull

In The NewsJan 20, 2016

Two groups have filed a legal action over British Columbia’s controversial wolf cull program in which government contractors are radio collaring wolves in the spring so snipers in helicopters can track and kill them throughout the winter. Pacific ... Read More

Miley and the expedition team calling for an end to B.C.'s wolf cull. (Left to right: Douglas Neasloss, Ian McAllister (Pacific Wild director), April Bencze, Dr. Carl Safina, Braison Cyrurs, Miley Cyrus, Dr. John Theberge, and Mary Theberge.)

Opponents of B.C.'s controversial wolf cull take fight against province to court

In The NewsJan 20, 2016

British Columbia's controversial wolf cull program that involves shooting the animals from helicopters to save endangered caribou herds is on again in the Kootenay region, the government said Wednesday. Confirmation that the cull has started came as ... Read More

Canadians Are Suing to Stop the Killing of Wolves From Helicopters

In The NewsJan 20, 2016

Environment groups are taking their fight to stop British Columbia's wolf cull to court , arguing it violates proper wolf management techniques. Last year, the province announced a five-year plan to cull nearly 200 wolves in its northern regions to ... Read More

Review: Miley Cyrus blends chaos and conservation in Vancouver

In The NewsDec 15, 2015

There’s something about Miley. From the moment she shed the teen idol image, her ongoing quest to make herself America’s oddest pop star has been click bait catnip for cultural commentators and the casually curious. Last night, Vancouver’s Queen ... Read More

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Documents indicate B.C. wolf cull linked to forest industry concerns

In The NewsOct 25, 2015

British Columbia’s government has been meeting with the forest industry to develop plans to save endangered caribou, and the province appears to have launched its controversial wolf cull program to avoid putting further restrictions on logging. The ... Read More

Great Bear Rainforest's beauty captured through new photo and poetry book

In The NewsOct 22, 2015

Lorna Crozier, a Governor General Award-winning poet , clearly remembers how inspired she felt when she first visited the Great Bear Rainforest, a massive tract of land on the B.C. coast between Vancouver Island and southeast Alaska. "To stand ... Read More