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Plastic Bag Ban

Victoria’s Progressive Plastic Bag Ban Heads for Court

A Canadian city's plans to ban plastic bags this summer could be reversed after a court challenge was launched.
British Columbia forest

Who Says You Can’t Mess with Mother Nature? Scientists Altering the Tree for the...

Scientists are growing trees to power the planet and be genetically more efficient at producing paper. Researchers at Oregon State University in the United States, have discovered a way to turn trees into high-tech batteries,...
Sacred Headwaters

BC bans drilling from Sacred Headwaters

After a lengthy campaign spanning 8 long and tiring years, the Tahltan First Nation and their fellow environmental advocacy groups can finally rest in peace. On December18th, the government of British Columbia announced that...
Northern Gateway Pipeline

Northern Gateway responds to study on B.C. oil spill cost

Northern Gateway is responding to a high-profile study regarding the cost of a potential oil spill off the B.C. coast. The company says the study, by the UBC Fisheries Centre and funded by World Wildlife...
Geoengineering Experiment

Geoengineering project off B.C. coast blasted by environmental groups

A private company is facing angry backlash following a controversial geoengineering experiment of Canada's west coast. The company says it has dumped 100 tonnes of iron into the Pacific ocean that may have triggered an...
Northern Gateway Pipeline

B.C. premier blasts Albertans for not considering environment

Earlier this week, British Columbia premier Christy Clark went on a trip to Calgary. And it’s not until she got back on home soil that she let her true feelings about Albertans come out. According...
Victoria B.C.

Victoria B.C. saves $750,000 through Energy Efficiency

The beautiful city of Victoria, British Columbia announced today it will be saving over $750,000 through the implementation of a new energy efficiency program implemented in conjunction with Chevron Energy Solutions.   Victoria saving a ton...
British Columbia

British Columbia’s Clean Energy Act

On April 28th, 2010, the government of the Province of British Columbia introduced a new piece of legislation. The BC Clean Energy Act sets 16 major objectives for the province, in an attempt to...
british columbia site c

British Columbia’s Site C Clean Energy Project

On April 19, 2010, the government of the Province of British Columbia announced that it would proceed with what is called “Site C Clean Energy Project”. It now goes to regulatory review, which includes...