Arthur Caldicott on the spectacular demise of Compliance Energy’s Raven coal mine (and what happened to the coal seam rights...)
Joyce Nelson investigates what was lost in the Harper-era culling of DFO Libraries what the lost literature means for fish habitat protection in Canada.  
With connections to BlackRock and Merril Lynch, the Trudeau government’s proposed Canada Infrastructure Bank could be a 21st-century Trojan Horse – ushering in a privatization free-for-all in the guise of "asset recycling."
As the weak loonie and the California drought cause food prices in Canada skyrocket, the time is ripe to match up local farmers with local institutions through grow-to-order contracts. Now will all parties please get on board...    
The story of how a plan to turn a rock quarry into a contaminated soil dump over the headwaters of the Shawnigan Lake watershed went ahead, with deception and conflict of interest, despite warnings from health authorities and opposition from the community. 
Ian McAllister of Pacific Wild analyzes the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement, exposing the truth behind the sound-bite-able assertions that "85% of the GBR is protected" and "trophy hunting is now banned in the GBR."

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Solar panels in garden

In my solar garden, I grow food energy in the form of strawberries, but I also grow raw energy in the form of...

North Island College launches the FEED Comox Valley Research Project

A cartoon in the January 26 edition of the Globe and Mail depicts two figures dancing with glee near an oil tower...

protester against Raven coal mine with signs

In 2009, Compliance Energy Corp. announced its intention to build the Raven Underground Coal Project, a new coal...

St. John's wort flower

Invasive plants or weeds cause serious economic and environmental problems in the Okanagan-Similkameen region of...

Black and White Bear Cubs in Forest - Photo by Ian McAllister

I have been asked for my opinion of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement (GBRA) several times since it was announced...

Caleb Behn overlooking land

Caleb Behn is a 34 year old Eh-Cho Dene and Dunne-Za lawyer from Treaty 8 territory in Northeastern BC. He is...

shelves of books

What was lost, and what was saved? Those are questions that remain now that seven Department of Fisheries &...

hiker finds toxic sludge in creek

Shawnigan Lake is a community that has decided to stand up and stand together to protect its drinking water.

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Beaver - Photo by Pat Gaines

Early October saw an unusual addition to some of the world’s top financial publications, as BBC Earth published its...

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