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Photo by Ian McAllister for Pacific Wild. "Our leadership have always said that our coast is too precious and oil pipelines and tankers would threaten our culture, environment and economy" - CFN

Coastal First Nations welcomes the passing of the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act

Media ReleasesMay 8, 2018

(Vancouver, May 8, 2018) – The Coastal First Nations (CFN) welcomes the passing of the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (Bill C-48) . “Our communities have been fighting to keep oil tankers out of our waters for at least 40 years,” said CFN’s senior policy ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister for Pacific Wild

Additional measures being developed to protect B.C.’s environment from spills

Media ReleasesJan 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - The provincial government is proposing a second phase of regulations to improve preparedness, response and recovery from potential spills. The first phase of the regulations, approved in October 2017, established a ... Read More

Photo: Jordan Wilson/Pacific Wild

Fighting for their coastline

In The NewsJan 18, 2018

The articulated tugboat Nathan E. Stewart grounded with fuel barge off Athlone Island on B.C.'s north coast in October 2016. Although the barge itself was empty, when the tug ran aground, it spilled more than 110,000 litres of fuel into into ... Read More

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