The costs of the Trans Mountain expansion project continue to soar, but with the company behind it increasingly opaque since Ottawa bought the pipeline, it’s difficult to say by how much, according to a new report from West Coast Environmental Law.
The Fairy Creek protests over old-growth logging on Vancouver Island are quickly becoming the face of a much broader conflict between environmental goals and economic forces. How did it get to this point?
Two groups focused on environmental issues are calling on the British Columbia government to come up with a plan to track "heat dome injuries" following record-setting temperatures that are also linked with 570 deaths in the province over a one-week period.
Released July 7 by the World Weather Attribution network, a group of scientists from universities across the globe, a new study finds that the unprecedented heat in Western Canada and other parts of the Pacific Northwest wouldn’t have been possible without human-caused climate change.
The groups say the bill, known as the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act, may not be perfect, but it can be improved on in the future. Stalling it would be much worse for Canada’s climate plan, they say in a letter.