On April 12, Kitimat residents voted against the Northern Gateway pipeline. This vote demonstrates the strength of the opposition to Enbridge in British Columbia.
We've joined up with GreenJobs BC to help B.C. find the path to lead us away from fossil fuels and towards future for healthy communities, and stable and sustainable economies.
Sierra Club BC's education team, along with educators and policy makers across the province, are voicing serious concerns about the removal of environmental education from the draft curriculum for B.C. students.
Bill 4 paves the way for industrial research and development in B.C. parks. We're calling upon the BC government to cancel Bill 4 immediately and develop alternative legislation to safeguard our parks from industrial activity.
Kayakers rejoice! The B.C. government has inked the deal on the "heart of Quadra parks" - a key piece of land connecting two spectacular marine parks, and featuring a historic portage trail and aboriginal clam garden.
Sierra Club BC is glad to announce the appointment of our new communications director, Tim Pearson. Tim brings extensive senior communications experience and a passion for environmental issues to our organization.
The week of March 17 is World Water Week and we're headed to court on to protect B.C.'s precious freshwater from oil and gas companies that seem bent on sucking our lakes and rivers dry.
Sierra Club BC congratulates the Canadian Parks Council on its commitment to expand programs that support Canadians, especially youth, to connect to nature in parks.
CBC’s Atlantic Voice has been featuring a series discussing the long-term effects of technology on our kids and youth.
The Canadian government has unequivocally rejected Taseko's second bid to build an open-pit gold and copper mine at Fish Lake, destroying a complex and healthy ecosystem and a sacred place to the Tsilhqot'in First Nation.
In a court challenge launched by Ecojustice on behalf of Sierra Club BC, David Suzuki Foundation, Greenpeace Canada, Wilderness Committee and Wildsight, a federal court judge has ruled that the Minister of Environment and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans broke the law by delaying the production of recovery strategies for four at-risk species.
Sierra Club BC joins other B.C. environmental groups in voicing serious concerns about proposed changes to legislation to allow industry to carry out “research” in B.C.’s protected areas.
Despite numerous obstacles to participation, approximately 2,000 respondents applied to participate in the National Energy Board (NEB) public review process for Kinder Morgan’s proposed new Trans Mountain Pipeline.
Third-generation farmer Ken Boon will be speaking up for Peace Valley farmland at the upcoming food security rally in Victoria. Key to keeping the fertile Peace Valley in food production is stopping the proposed Site C megadam.
Environmental groups and a group of logging companies have delivered joint recommendations, to achieve final implementation of Ecosystem-Based Management in the Great Bear Rainforest, to the Province and First Nations.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has begun accepting applications to participate in the public review process for Kinder Morgan’s proposed new Trans Mountain Pipeline. Applications will be accepted until 10:59 pm on Feb. 12, 2014.
According to new provincial data quietly released on a government website, B.C. forests have been releasing more carbon than they sequester since 2003.
Sierra Club BC has signed an open letter to Premier Christy Clark and Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations asking them to engage in meaningful public consultation about the future of British Columbia’s forests.
Sierra Club BC joins other environmental groups in a lawsuit against the federal government over endangered wildlife threatened by Northern Gateway pipeline and government delay. Delayed recovery strategies threaten humpback whales, white sturgeon, seabirds and caribou along proposed pipeline and tanker routes.
The Joint Review Panel's recommendation to the federal government - that Enbridge's proposed pipeline and tankers project be approved wtih conditions - flies in the face of overwhelming evidence presented to the panel, and is a message of disrespect to British Columbians on the eve of the holiday season.