Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

Environment

Opinion: B.C.’s massive water management challenges can benefit from small-scale solutions

Opinion: B.C.’s massive water management challenges can benefit from small-scale solutions

Ducks Unlimited Canada is advocating for a low-tech, cost-effective solution for climate resilience
UBCO river study examines adaptation after fire or flood

UBCO river study examines adaptation after fire or flood

Healthy plant life key to flood mitigation, shaping river ecosystems
'We think it's dire': Advocates call for better mussel prevention in B.C.

'We think it's dire': Advocates call for better mussel prevention in B.C.

Advocates agree that mussel prevention will take work across multiple levels of government.
The Air Quality Index: A vital tool for British Columbians

The Air Quality Index: A vital tool for British Columbians

In the mid-20th century, as industrialization accelerated, so did air pollution. 
Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre's pledges to axe carbon pricing come at a time of wildfires and other disasters and Poilievre would rather "watch the country burn" than continue the fight against climate change.
Sunken fishing vessel raised, fuel offloaded at Henry island

Sunken fishing vessel raised, fuel offloaded at Henry island

Divers used a pump truck onboard a barge to retrieve more than 1,900 litres of diesel fuel from the Chief Joseph, which sank May 3
Over 50 fines proposed for Metro Vancouver sewer scofflaws

Over 50 fines proposed for Metro Vancouver sewer scofflaws

Fines would max out at $10,000 per day, and would target hospitals; sani-dump facilities; trucked liquid waste haulers; and breweries, wineries and restaurants.
Dozens of young salmon killed in suspected North Vancouver chemical spill

Dozens of young salmon killed in suspected North Vancouver chemical spill

Someone was power washing nearby, but it’s hard to confirm if that was the source, district says
Surrey mayor challenges regional climate plans as 'too prescriptive'

Surrey mayor challenges regional climate plans as 'too prescriptive'

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke led a challenge against the recommendations to protect trees and measure climate impacts, saying they were 'too prescriptive' for 'growth communities.'
Metro Vancouver inches closer to phasing out small gas engines

Metro Vancouver inches closer to phasing out small gas engines

Metro Vancouver directs staff to proceed with public engagement as it explores phasing out small gas-powered engines in leaf blowers, pressure washers and lawnmowers.