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The Banks Island Gold Mine, which is on Gitxaała Nation territory, was ordered to cease operations in 2015 by the Ministry of the Environment due to permit and environmental infractions. Two years later, the province took the company to court.

Have your say on the future of environmental assessment in B.C.

Related NewsJun 29, 2018

Last week the BC government launched a public engagement period for reform of the province’s environmental assessment process. The engagement period lasts until July 30, 2018. The government is asking for your views on what the future of ... Read More

From Habitat's Deck: A Cook's View of the Great Bear Rainforest

BlogJun 20, 2018Pacific Wild

Ian McAllister’s catamaran , Habitat, is anchored in a bay in the Great Bear Rainforest, but somehow the anchor is still being dragged by an angry onslaught of hurricane-force winds. Haley Crozier, Habitat’s capable deck hand, reassures me. She’s ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister for Pacific Wild

To protect the ocean and coastal communities, US and Canada must tackle 'rule-breaker' oil barges

Related NewsJun 8, 2018

June 8th is World Oceans Day, when people around our blue planet celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all. This year, those of us lucky to live in the northwest corner of North America along some of the most pristine and productive ... Read More

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