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.
It was recently announced that the JRP has completed reviewing responses to their information requests, and are moving swiftly to the public hearing phase of the review. Sierra Club BC, along with our coalition partners, are concerned this condensed fast-tracked hearing process will make it very difficult for people to participate.
As part of a National Day of Action, Sierra Club BC and other organizations invite you to participate in a No Tankers, No Pipelines rally at Clover Point, at 1pm on Saturday, Nov. 16th.
After a delay of nearly five years, Sierra Club BC welcomes the federal government’s legally-binding commitment to protect threatened humpback whales on Canada’s west coast.
2013 has been a fantastic year for nature kindergartens and preschools in British Columbia. As Victoria hopes to open two more nature kindergartens, and as momentum for forest schools grows, Sierra Club BC is working hard with educators to help keep outdoor education effective and fun, no matter the weather. Read on for a round-up of Victoria's nature-based programs.
Sierra Club BC welcomes the newly-released CEAA review panel report on Taseko’s proposed New Prosperity mine. The panel found that the mine would have “significant adverse effects” on fish and fish habitat, water quality, Aboriginal use and the South Chilcotin grizzly bear population.
Join us for Defend our Climate! Defend our Communities! on November 16, a national day of action to show our provincial and federal governments that we take the IPCC seriously. All across the country, thousands will come together in their communities to build a united wall of opposition to pipelines, reckless tar sands expansion and runaway climate change.
Conservation groups welcome Teck Resources $19 million land purchase for the protection of the Flathead and Elk valleys.
Bats small and large abound in the Flathead Valley, but did you know that this wild and biodiverse region is home to as many as ten bat species, two of them endangered? Check out the latest from the 2013 Flathead Bioblitz bat team.
Despite cancellations of public information sessions and concerns of exclusionary tactics in the review process, Sierra Club BC urge the public to participate in the National Energy Board review for Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline once the process begins.
PowerShift BC, held October 4 to 7, 2013, at the University of Victoria, brought over 1000 youth from B.C., Alberta, and the Yukon to Victoria for the largest climate conference in BC history.
Sierra Club BC urges the B.C. government to act on the dire climate emergency warning issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Sierra Club BC is proud to announce that Emma Kinakin, a key member of the Sierra Club BC Youth Steering Committee, has received the 2013 CRD Youth EcoStar Award.
The Site C review panel wants BC Hydro to provide more in-depth information on their 8$ billion project before they decide whether they will proceed with public hearings.
Sierra Club BC and our coalition partners in Flathead Wild welcome the federal government’s recent announcement that portions of the Dominion Coal Blocks within the Flathead Valley will be exempted from a planned sale of federal lands.