Misconceptions about Zincton All-Seasons Resort

We’re concerned people like you and local communities are being misled. The developer continues to use misleading claims and images to promote the Zincton All-Seasons Resort as an environmentally and community friendly project. In discussions with people in local communities, local environmental scientists and wildlife biology experts, it’s clear there is a lot of confusion and misinformation…

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BC Government agrees with scientists: BC’s old growth forests are at risk of disappearing forever.

  Today’s news reveals that the BC government agrees with what expert scientists have been saying: BC’s old growth forests are at risk of disappearing forever. This news reflects a big shift in the BC government’s perspective and creates optimism for great opportunities for old growth forest protection and an overall paradigm shift in BC’s forestry policy.  Minister Katrine Conroy of…

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This Thanksgiving, Keep the Conversation Going.

      Today, as you celebrate with family and friends and think about all that you are thankful for, take a moment to reflect on how you can give back, and how to keep having important conversations. One week ago was Canada’s first inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. September 30th marked a day of conversations, listening, learning, reflecting, and grieving.…

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Renewable Energy in Canada

How is Canada Ranking in Clean Energy? A report released by Clean Energy Canada in February 2016 shows Canada as currently being in eighth place globally for green energy. Investment in green energy dropped 46% in 2015: US$4.0 Billion from 2014’s US$7.4 Billion. Renewable energy currently provides about 18.9% of Canada’s energy supply. Energy sources, from largest to smallest, are…

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Let’s make climate action a priority for BC in 2016

Here’s a great opportunity to support getting climate action higher on the BC government’s priorities and stand up for your community's future. In person BC budget consultations are happening in Castlegar (Sept 16) and Cranbrook (Oct 7) – these are open opportunities for citizens to make presentations/statements on what budget priorities should be. Also an opportunity to emphasize the importance…

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Beyond Pipelines: West Coast Law talks about big picture TUESDAY

West Coast Environmental Law is hosting an evening discussion Tuesday February 26 6:30 to 9:30 pm via webcast. http://wcel.org/beyond-pipelines

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