Vancouver Sun – Coastal First Nations on front line of guarding the environment.

By Marilyn Slett. For almost two decades the First Nations on B.C.’s central and north coast and Haida Gwaii have been working toward rebuilding a healthy coastal economy. Coastal First Nations — Great Bear Initiative (CFN) was established to help create a turning point in the...
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Focus Victoria – New government will review “professional reliance.” The practice may have played a leading role in creating some of BC’s most high-profile environmental blunders.

By Briony Penn. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO, as a reporter for CHUM TV (aka The New VI), I got a call from a professional wildlife biologist in Port Alberni called Mike Stini. He’s an Island guy to the core—understated, drives a pickup, knows the bush like the back of his hand and, more...
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The Straight – Jens Wieting: The future is here for the new B.C. government—with hurricane force. By Jens Weiling.

Unprecedented climate change-fuelled wildfires and hurricanes are a stark global warning that we have little time to contribute to global solutions to save nature, phase out fossil fuels, and leap to a low-carbon economy. In British Columbia alone, over one million hectares of...
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