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UPDATE: 2+2+2=6 Steps Toward Protection of the Great Bear Sea

BlogSep 19, 2016Diana Chan

Over the last three months, there have been several developments that could help to advance marine protection in the Great Bear Sea. While there is much work to be done, there are clear opportunities that can be seized to move us closer to a ... 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

An intern perspective

BlogSep 9, 2016Pacific Wild

Pacific Wild was pleased to welcome Kiara Lawson and Jordan Wilson as our SEAS ( Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards ) Great Bear LIVE interns this summer. Jordan is now continuing on with Pacific Wild as a Great Bear LIVE technician. The ... 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

'Cruel' bear spear-hunting should be banned: wildlife advocates

In The NewsAug 17, 2016

Wildlife advocates are calling on the B.C. government to outlaw spear-hunting after graphic video of a hunter killing a bear led to a decision to ban the practice in Alberta. Only migratory game birds or bison are off-limits to spear hunters in B.C ... Read More

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