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.
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.
Kinder Morgan has filed its formal application to the National Energy Board for its proposed $5.4-billion pipeline from Edmonton through the heart of Vancouver - it's time to get ready to pipe up!
A grassroots ad campaign on the North Coast and along the proposed Enbridge pipeline route highlights the threat oil tankers would pose to food security and sustainable livelihoods. View the ads based on stunning photography of Great Bear Rainforest.
The federal government’s newly-released, and legally-binding, humpback whale recovery strategy clearly shows that the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline would directly threaten this protected species.
The agreement made at the United Nations climate summit in Warsaw, Poland, falls short of meaningful action on global climate change.
As dire predictions about global warming continue to mount, climate change has already begun to have profound effects on British Columbia's majestic forests.
This Saturday, Nov. 16th, over 1000 people braved the cold winds at Clover Point at the No Tankers! No Pipelines! rally.
Sierra Club BC is taking the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission to court for allowing oil and gas companies to withdraw vast quantities of fresh water from lakes, rivers and streams for fracking and drilling operations, in violation of the Water Act.