British Columbia

Zoë Yunker
Old-growth cedars piled up in Bigmouth and Argonaut Creek areas in the traditional territories of the Secwépemc (Splatsin), Ktunaxa, Sinixt and Syilx First Nations. Photo by Eddie Petryshen.

Feb. 17, 2023

Advocates applaud a key legislative change, but call for faster action to protect biodiversity.

John Woodside
Wet'suwet'en nation Hereditary Chief Na'Moks leaves the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto for the Royal Bank of Canada annual general meeting, on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Photo by Christopher Katsarov/Canada's National Observer

Feb. 15, 2023

Calgary-headquartered energy giant TC Energy took a $1.4-billion loss this past quarter, driven by the skyrocketing costs of the Coastal GasLink pipeline.

Madeleine de Trenqualye
Naomi Klein: ‘I always think about climate justice as multitasking.’ Photograph: Adrienne Grunwald/The Guardian
Feb. 13, 2023

Canadian author and professor of climate justice cautiously hails loss and damage agreements at Cop27

Jean Swanson
LandlordBC calls vacancy control ‘the death knell for rental home construction.’ But it wasn’t a death knell when BC did have vacancy controls in the 1970s, writes Jean Swanson. Photo by Christopher Cheung.

Feb. 13, 2023

Landlords get a huge rent jump when they oust tenants. Let’s fix that. Part of a series of voices proposing new housing policies.

Gordon Hoekstra
Metro Vancouver road transportation and buildings account for 65 per cent of emissions. PHOTO BY FRANCIS GEORGIAN /PNG

Feb. 8, 2023

A new report says Metro Vancouver is missing the mark when it comes to reducing carbon emissions, and is down just 1% from the 2010 baseline year.

The needle has barely moved on greenhouse-gas reductions in Metro Vancouver, according to an annual report that tracks the region’s carbon emissions, employment growth and efforts to create compact urban centres.

Sarah Cox
Alberta's energy war room is promoting the expansion of liquefied natural gas projects in B.C. as construction continues on Canada's first LNG export project in Kitimat, B.C. Photo: LNG Canada

Feb. 7, 2023

Alberta’s energy war room campaign to promote the carbon-intensive LNG industry comes as B.C. admits it will miss emissions targets, even without accounting for new LNG

The BC Natural Resources Forum attracts a who’s who of the forestry, mining and oil and gas sectors to its annual gathering in Prince George. 

Ben Parfitt
Blueberry First Nations Chief Judy Desjarlais, centre, signed a historic partnership agreement last month with BC’s Energy Minister Josie Osborne, left, and Premier David Eby, right. But it comes after years of ramped up gas extraction. Photo via BC government Flickr.

Feb. 10, 2023

Now that the Blueberry River First Nations have won a historic agreement, they face thousands of wells greenlit by the regulator.

When the Blueberry River First Nations took the provincial government to court in March 2015, arguing that cumulative industrial developments had robbed them of their ability to hunt and fish, oil and gas companies could see trouble lay ahead.

Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health
Canadian Pension Climate Report Card

Feb. 9, 2023

We hope you enjoyed Wednesday’s webinar on the Canadian Pension Climate Report Card.

If you missed the webinar, or if you want to share the recording with others, view the slides or review links we shared, you can now do that on our website:


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