It is imperative that educational institutions, including the University of Victoria, join schools across Canada that have committed to fossil fuel divestment, write University of Victoria students Hailey Chutter, Robin Pollard and Emma-Jane Burian.
Teck Resources says it's baffled over the virtual disappearance of a rare fish from a lengthy stretch of a long-contaminated river downstream from the company's coal-mining operations in southeastern British Columbia.
"We saw Alberta drawing a line in the sand with the (Trans Mountain) pipeline. Now there’s another line in the sand," Independent Sen. Mary Coyle said, about the Frontier mine. "And you can’t keep going with those lines in the sand."