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B.C. stream watchers link 'unprecedented' coho salmon kill to tire toxin and drought

B.C. stream watchers link 'unprecedented' coho salmon kill to tire toxin and drought

John Barker has been volunteering with the West Vancouver Streamkeeper Society for more than 20 years and says he's never seen anything like it, dozens of coho salmon, pre-spawn and silvery, looking fresh from the sea, dead at the mouth of Brothers Creek.
B.C. group offers model for national climate corps

B.C. group offers model for national climate corps

A new poll has found most Canadians support a new youth climate corps to fight disasters and drive down carbon emissions. Advocates say a pilot program showing what's possible could be 'British Columbia's gift to Canada.'
Federal Court quashes cabinet order underlying single-use plastics ban

Federal Court quashes cabinet order underlying single-use plastics ban

The federal government's ban on plastic straws and grocery bags is in question after the Federal Court ruled on Thursday that Ottawa had overstepped its bounds in designating all "plastic manufactured items" as toxic.
Federal emissions reduction plan still coming up short: environment commissioner

Federal emissions reduction plan still coming up short: environment commissioner

OTTAWA — The plan to enable Canada to reach its 2030 targets for greenhouse-gas emissions doesn't quite measure up, the federal environment commissioner says in a new audit.
Northern B.C councillors frustrated with CleanBC policies

Northern B.C councillors frustrated with CleanBC policies

It's not viable or realistic for northern B.C. to transition away from fossil fuels, say City of Dawson Creek council members.
Pipelines, waste treatment projects most likely to provoke local activism, says poll

Pipelines, waste treatment projects most likely to provoke local activism, says poll

Research Co. and Glacier Media also asked British Columbians what they would and wouldn't support in their backyard.
Canada spotlighted as global forest conservation veers off-track

Canada spotlighted as global forest conservation veers off-track

A new report finds global deforestation rates increased 4% in 2022, largely in tropical countries. In the north, Canada was cited for failing to prevent forest degradation.
Many British Columbians are beginning to question B.C.’s carbon tax, poll finds

Many British Columbians are beginning to question B.C.’s carbon tax, poll finds

In 2023, 62 per cent of British Columbians say the province's carbon tax has negatively affected their household finances
Carbon capture key to net-zero electricity, but federal timelines too tight: report

Carbon capture key to net-zero electricity, but federal timelines too tight: report

CALGARY — Carbon capture and storage is key to greening Canada's electricity grid, but meeting the proposed time frame laid out by the federal government will be extremely difficult based on the current state of the technology, according to a new rep
Assembly of First Nations climate strategy seeks collaboration between governments

Assembly of First Nations climate strategy seeks collaboration between governments

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations launched its new national climate strategy in Ottawa on Wednesday, calling on federal, provincial and territorial governments to work with First Nations to implement their climate priorities.
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