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Canadian First Nations, U.S. tribes form alliance to stop oil pipelines

Related NewsSep 20, 2016

First Nations communities from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The ... Read More

Great Bear Rainforest to Receive Special Designation

Related NewsSep 12, 2016

As part of their upcoming Royal Tour, Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will officially endorse the Great Bear Rainforest under The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy initiative, Premier Christy Clark confirmed today. The Great Bear ... Read More

Enbridge set to take over most of B.C.'s gas pipelines

Related NewsSep 6, 2016

Enbridge, the company behind the controversial Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline project, is set to take over 55 per cent of B.C.'s gas pipelines as well as major gas processing plants. As part of a merger with Houston-based Spectra announced ... Read More

Ottawa's new 'Pacific strategy' will combine conservation, economic growth, minister says

Related NewsSep 3, 2016

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government will formalize its long-promised moratorium on crude oil tankers off the northern B.C. coast this fall as part of a broader “coastal strategy” to protect the environment while using West Coast ports to fire up the ... Read More

Northwest B.C. Aboriginal Nations Decry "Deeply Flawed" LNG Assessment Process

Related NewsSep 1, 2016

TERRACE, BRITISH COLUMBIA- Northwest Aboriginal nations have emerged from two days of meetings with the federal government demanding that its "deeply flawed" environmental assessment of a massive LNG proposal be delayed, in light of unfair and ... Read More

Rematriating Cheeky's remains

Related NewsSep 1, 2016

On Wednesday afternoon, with the afternoon sun heavy on our shoulders, we laid a dear relative - Cheeky, a grizzly bear - to rest. Many of you will remember the story of Cheeky, killed in the remote estuary of Kwatna in 2013 by trophy hunter and NHL ... Read More

NEB raises caribou concerns in Spectra High Pine project

Related NewsAug 24, 2016

Citing the importance of maintaining, and where necessary restoring critical caribou habitat, the National Energy Board has required Westcoast Energy Inc. to file a Caribou Habitat Restoration Plan (CHRP) as a condition of approval for its High Pine expansion project.Read More

Sorry, we're closed: activists call off Grizzly hunt in Great Bear Rainforest

Related NewsAug 21, 2016

Trophy hunting is closed in the Great Bear Rainforest, according First Nations activists campaigning against the annual grizzly bear hunt in the region. Signs posted across the province — including the south terminal at YVR — are taking shots at the ... Read More

National Energy Board suspends review of Northern Gateway sunset clause extension request

Related NewsJul 8, 2016

The National Energy Board (NEB) is suspending its review of a request from Northern Gateway Pipelines and the Aboriginal Equity Partners to extend the sunset clauses for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project. The NEB will also suspend its review of ... Read More

British Columbia source of ‘vast majority’ of bear trophies

Related NewsJul 6, 2016

More than 300 shipments of grizzly bear products – including skins, skulls and rugs – have moved from Canada to the United States through U.S. ports over the past three years. Those transactions are among nearly 17,000 imports of North American bear ... Read More

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