The federal and provincial governments have announced they will grant environmental assessment approval to the proposed Site C dam in the Peace Valley, despite the findings of the government’s own review panel.
Sierra Club BC is pleased to welcome our new environmental educator Kirsten Dallimore to our education team. Kirsten will begin visiting K to 8 classrooms next week to deliver Sierra Club BC's exciting and interactive environmental education programs.
The countdown for a decision on Site C is on. Federal Environment Minster Leona Aglukkaq stated that her ministry will make a decision on October 22, 2014.
RAVEN Trust and Sierra Club BC have collaborated on an innovative, community-based fundraising campaign Pull Together, which has both an online and offline component. Read about some of the creative ways people have begun to fundraise for Pull Together.
Sierra Club BC is calling on the B.C. government to pledge new action against global warming, especially in light of the Canadian government’s failure to take climate change seriously.
At the end of August, we met with government officials to discuss our concerns with the proposed BC Education Plan, a draft new curriculum for grades K to 9, which effectively removes environmental education from B.C. classrooms.
Kinder Morgan are now applying to dramatically change the boundaries of four B.C. parks.The comment period for this application is open from Aug 28 to Oct 12. Take action now!
Sierra Malaspina is helping Coho and Chum salmon reach ancestral spawning grounds high up in the Myrtle Creek watershed near Powell River.
While Sierra Club BC welcomes the BC government's announcement to initiate an independent investigation of the Mount Polley disaster and third party review of safety inspections of provincial tailings ponds, we are calling for additional broader action to minimize and prevent risks of environmental devastation caused by mines.
Summer is almost over and Sierra Club BC's Education Team has put together another year of fun educational program for children and youth. Check out what's on offer for ages 13-27.
Sierra Club BC is calling on the British Columbia government to establish a committee of experts, independent from industry and government, to investigate the Mount Polley disaster.
Sierra Club BC, in partnership with R.A.V.E.N. and northern communities, launched Pull Together, a new campaign in the fight against Enbridge.
The Flathead Bioblitz 2014, organized by Sierra Club BC and our partners in the Flathead Wild coalition, will take place from July 24-29 this year, with a special focus on the area’s bat populations.
On July 19, Canada Parks Day, Sierra Club BC will be joining forces with other groups and concerned citizens to go into provincial parks and talk to park visitors about the new legislation that threatens B.C. parks.
We paddled, we feasted, we danced! Check out the stories and photos from Sierra staff and supporters who car-pooled to Fort St John to rally and paddle Peace with farmers, ranchers and First Nations who call the Peace Valley home.
Northern Gateway has the go-ahead from the federal government, but this isn't over yet. There are two ways we can support British Columbians in stopping this pipelines and tankers project.
Last September, Sierra Club BC launched the new Youth Environmental Leadership Program (YELP) in Victoria. YELP members Faelan Prentice, 17, and Marie-Anne Dussault Gomez, 17, share their thoughts on YELP's first year.
On Tuesday May 27, a petition hosted by Sierra Club BC regarding the proposed B.C. curriculum for K-9 was presented in the legislature.
So the Joint Review Panel report is in, and gives us much reason to be optimistic about stopping Site C. Here is the lowdown.
Sierra Club BC joined environmental groups to deliver a petition to repeal the Park Amendment Act, which would allow industrial development in B.C.'s parks. Join over 166,000 people who have signed and said we do not want pipelines in B.C. parks.